Meet Himyan! The card redefining cashless transactions

Meet Himyan! The card redefining cashless transactions

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

In a groundbreaking move set to redefine Qatar's digital payment landscape, the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has unveiled the Himyan debit card as part of its Third Financial Sector Strategy. This innovative e-payment solution not only enriches the offerings for local bank customers but also propels the nation closer to its vision of a cashless society, as outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030. 

Himyan isn't just any card, its the first national e-card bearing a registered Qatari brand owned by QCB itself. This marks a significant milestone in the country's journey towards financial inclusion and technological advancement. With its launch, Qatar takes a giant leap forward in building a financial market known for its innovation, efficiency and investor protection. 

What sets Himyan apart from other cards in the region? For starters, it boasts lower transaction costs for card issuers, collectors, and merchants, making it a cost-effective choice for all stakeholders. Its support for contactless transactions via the national network "NAPS" ensures seamless payment, while its smart chip technology and PIN codes offer unparalleled security and protection for users' financial information. 

Yet, the perks don't stop there! Himyan users can conveniently withdraw funds and make deposits at all ATMs across the country, along with making hassle-free payments at any point of sale or through local online shopping portals 24/7. The ease of access and versatility offered by Himyan position it as the go-to choice for anyone looking to embrace Qatar's rapidly evolving digital economy. 

Local bank customers need not look far to get their hands on this game-changing card. Participating Banks including Qatar National Bank, Doha Bank, Masraf Al Rayan, Qatar Islamic Bank, Dukhan Bank, Qatar International Islamic Bank and Commercial Bank will be offering Himyan to their account holders. What's more, the first time issuance of the card comes free of charge, making it even more accessible to all. 

As Qatar solidifies its status as a regional financial hub, initiatives like Himyan underscore the nation's commitment to embracing technological innovations across sectors. With the Third National Development Strategy driving the momentum towards achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030, Himyan stands as a testament to Qatar;s unwavering dedication to progress and prosper through digital transformation. 

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