Personal Loan in UAE

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Personal Loans in Dubai up to 20 times of salary

Monthly Installment as low as 300 AED

Interest rate starting from 2.79 %

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Minimum Salary Required AED 10,000

  • Maximum Loan amount up to AED 250,000.
  • Loan repayment period is up to 48 months.
  • High loan amount. Low pricing. Fast Approvals.

What is Personal Loan?

A personal Loan is a loan taken by an individual to fulfil financial emergencies or any personal expenses. It’s an unsecured loan i.e. lacks collateral. It is provided by an entity (Bank or Financial Institution) to another entity at an interest rate and evidenced by a promissory note which specifies, among other things, the principal amount of money borrowed, the interest rate the lender is charging, and date of repayment.

Personal Loans in UAE

Applying for a Personal Loan in UAE to fulfill your urgent financial requirements isn’t that difficult but you might face problems if you are applying for the first time. You might get confused in selecting the right institution for a Personal Loan which offers you the lowest interest rates and is best for you.

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How Gulf Finance helps you to find a Personal Loan?

Gulf Finance helps you to fetch all the important information that you need to get a Personal Loan, at one place. Easily apply for Salary Transfer, Non-Salary Transfer or Buyout Loans in Dubai. All you need to do is to fill your details in the Personal Loan application form on the website and Bankers from all major banks will contact you instantly to assist you with your application. Get a quote for Personal Loans in 60 minutes!

The maximum loan amount as a personal loan can be availed up to 20 times your monthly salary with a repayment tenure option of up to 48 months. Any salaried or self-employed individual can apply for personal loans in UAE.

Types of Personal Loans in UAE

There is a wide range of Personal loans offered from the top banks and financial institutions in the UAE. Listed below are the types of personal loans in the UAE:

  1. Salary Transfer Personal Loan in UAE: Salary Transfer Loan is considered as a secured personal loan in UAE as to avail it the applicant needs to transfer his/her monthly salary to the lending bank. The interest rate is quite less in comparison to loans without salary transfer.
  2. Non-Salary Transfer Personal Loan in UAE: There are few options where the applicant does not have to transfer the salary to a lending bank and can easily avail of a personal loan. The interest rates charged for Non-Salary Transfer Loan is quite high than for Salary Transfer Loan.
  3. Personal Loan in UAE without Company listing: Mostly Banks prefer lending to those people who were working in the approved list of companies with the bank. But with time there are few Banks and Financial Institutions designed loans product to cater to people working for Non listed companies in UAE.
  4. Personal Loan for UAE Expats: All the people who do not belong to UAE and working here as a Salaried or Self-employed with a valid Residence Visa are considered as UAE Expats. All UAE Expats are eligible to avail loans in Dubai and the other emirates of UAE as per their eligibility.
  5. Personal Loan for UAE Locals or UAE Nationals: Bank has designed special loan products for the UAE locals with affordable interest rates and other benefits.

Personal Loan Interest Rate in UAE

There are two ways of calculating interest rates on personal loans in UAE:

  1. Flat Interest Rate: Flat interest is calculated on the total loan amount which remains fixed for the complete duration of the loan. The flat interest rate for a personal loan in Dubai and the other Emirates of UAE can vary from 2% – 24%.
  2. Reducing Interest Rate: Reducing or Diminishing Interest is calculated every month on the remaining outstanding balance of the Loan Amount. Reducing the interest rate for a personal loan in UAE may vary from 5.23% – 39.99%.

How to Convert Reducing Interest Rate to Flat Interest Rate?

To convert the reducing rate to a flat rate just divide the reducing interest rate by 1.83. For example, if the reducing rate is 39.99% the flat rate will be 39.99/1.83= 21.85%.

Eligibility Criteria for a Personal Loan in Dubai

Eligibility criteria for a Personal Loan in Dubai vary from bank to bank depending upon the type and purpose of the loan. A few of the basic eligibility criteria for a loan in Dubai are mentioned below:

  1. Age Criteria: To avail of a personal loan in Dubai the minimum age of the applicant should be 21 years and a maximum of 60-65 years.
  2. Salary Criteria: Minimum Salary to apply for a personal loan in Dubai is AED 5000 in most banks however few banks may provide at a salary of AED 3000 depending on other parameters.
  3. Employment Tenure: To apply for a personal loan in Dubai the applicant must be a confirmed employee or have completed 6 months in the company.

Best Personal Loans in UAE

Disclosure Policy:

  • APR or Annual Percentage Rate of personal loan may range from 2.79% to 34% in the UAE.
  • The minimum loan repayment tenor is 6 months and the maximum loan repayment tenure is 48 months.
  • Processing Fee: 1% of the loan amount with a minimum of AED 500 and up to a maximum of AED 2,500
  • Maximum loan amount: AED 1000000

Representative Illustration

If a customer borrows a loan of AED 20,000 and earns an income of AED 10,000. With a repayment period of 48 months, the EMI would be AED 546 at an effective interest rate of 13.99% per annum.

The total repayment that would have been paid at the completion of the loan would be AED26,230, The borrower would be paying AED 6,230 as interest.

Processing Fee: 1% of Loan amount with min. AED 500 and up to a max. of AED 2,500

Please use Gulf Finance’s EMI Calculator for further details.

Apply Citibank Salary Transfer Loan Exclusively with Gulf Finance!

Minimum Salary Required AED 10,000

  • Maximum Loan amount up to AED 250,000.
  • Loan repayment period is up to 48 months.
  • High loan amount. Low pricing. Fast Approvals.