Our Story

Our Story


Sonali Bank (UK) Limited is the only UK-based Bangladeshi Bank and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). SBUK has been serving the Bangladeshi Community since December 2001.

51% percent of the share capital of SBUK is held by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and 49% is held by Sonali Bank Limited, Bangladesh.

Services we provide

Trade Finance

Bangladesh has established itself as one of the world's most rapidly growing economies. This expansion is largely driven by its export business and its textiles industry, making it one of the leading and exciting emerging markets. Sonali Bank (UK) Ltd's experienced and dedicated Trade Finance Team are here to guide you and to facilitate this import/export business via our many correspondent banks within Bangladesh, and beyond.


Sonali Bank (UK) Ltd allows you to safely and easily send money to friends and family in Bangladesh via our branch network and Telephone Remittance Service. Our Customer Service team are here to help you, in either Bengali or English.

Our Family

Sonali Bank Ltd, Bangladesh is fully owned by the Government of Bangladesh since November 2007 and has over a thousand branches across Bangladesh. SBL's other subsidiaries are Sonali Investment Ltd (Bangladesh) and Sonali Exchange Company Incorporated (USA). SBUK is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of eight members. The Bank is headed by the Chief Executive Officer.

Government of

Sonali Bank Ltd,