How can I fund my baraka account? Step-by-step process

There are three main methods that you can use to fund your baraka account (see above). To start funding:

  • Open the profile section on the baraka app and select deposit. Note that,depending on your country of residence, you will have access to different funding methods. As such, all the deposit methods that Baraka offers may not be available in your country.
  • Choose your funding method (for example, Apple Pay).
  • Once you select your funding method, you will be directed to a screen where you can enter the amount that you wish to deposit.
    Once you have entered the deposit amount, click on ‘Add Funds’).

Let’s go into the details

Depositing with Debit Card:

  1. Scan your debit card and review the details to make sure the information is correct. If you want, you can store your card information, securely, for future deposits. Your card details are stored safely on Checkout.com.
  2. Choose the currency to fund your account – we recommend selecting the currency that matches your bank account to avoid potential conversion fees charged by your bank.
  3. Input the amount to be transferred and select ‘Add Funds’ and your deposit will be funded to your baraka account.

Please note you are required to scan the original debit card, as we do not accept copies, edits, or e-documents.

 

Depositing with Apple Pay:

  • Enter the amount and select ‘Add Funds’.
  • Select a card from your Apple Pay wallet.
  • Double click to pay, and your deposit will be funded to your baraka account.

Please note that Apple Pay is available to selected countries and we do not accept credit cards.

Depositing with Google Pay:

  • If you don't have the Google Pay app, please download it and add a supported card. Then, go to the deposit page in Baraka and select "Google Pay".
  • Enter the amount and select ‘Add Funds’. 
  • Select a card from your Google Pay wallet.
  • Double click to pay, and your deposit will be funded to your baraka account.

Please note that Google Pay is available to selected countries and we do not accept credit cards.

Depositing with Connect UAE Bank:

  • Press add bank and select your respective bank.
  • Enter your bank credentials to connect it with your baraka account.
  • Select which account you would like to transfer funds from i..e current or savings.
  • Input the amount to be transferred and select ‘Add Funds’.

Please note that this service is only for users with registered UAE bank accounts and not every UAE bank is connected to our Connect UAE. 

Depositing with Bank Transfer:

  • Log into your online banking account and add a beneficiary for an International Transfer.
  • Use the information provided on the bank transfer page to set up your beneficiary.
  • The account number provided is a unique IBAN number for us to identify your funds.

Please note that Connect UAE Bank and Bank Transfer options can take upto 7 working days to reach your account. Please bear in mind that some banks has cooling off periods up to 24 hours for your beneficiary to be accepted.