About us


Berhan Bank S.C was formed in accordance with Article 304 of the Commercial Code of Ethiopia with the objective of operating in the banking industry. This objective has been ensured in Article 3 of the Memorandum of Association of the Company. The Bank was registered and licensed by the National Bank of Ethiopia on 27 June 2009 with a paid up capital of Birr 95.7 Million divided in to shares of Birr 1,000 and an authorized capital of Birr 300 Million.

Having been registered and licensed by the National Bank of Ethiopia on 27th  June, 2009,   Berhan Bank S.C started operation on October 30, 2009. opening its first branch in Addis Ababa near  Bole International Airport as ‘Berhan International Bank- Bole Branch’ .

With a branch network leapfrogging 280 as at October 26/2021, headquartered in Bole,  Addis Ababa today,  we operate in virtually all regional cities of Ethiopia and in their respective towns. Thanks to the dedication of our esteemed customers and over 5,500 employees of ours, we serve more than half a million customers across the nation.

With our goal to make banking stress free and efficient, we kept on investing in technology and innovations that enable our customers to reach their goals as in saving, investment, business or efficient transaction. In addition to serving our customers at our networked branches, we offer electronic banking services such as Debit Cards allowing customers to access their accounts at any ATM machine nationwide, introduce Mobile and Internet Banking.

Beyond local banking services, we have also partnered with international money transfer companies such as Western Union, Money Gram, Ria, Dahabshiil, Trans-Fast, Xpress Money and World Remit.

The Bank’s capital base has also kept on showing a steady growth. At the end of June 30th 2019, its paid up capital reached Birr 2 billion. Moreover,  the number of shareholders has also significantly increased to over 14,879 making Berhan Bank among the leading private commercial bank with such massive public base.



  • Sustained business growth
  • Quality customer service
  • High ethical standared
  • Confidentiality
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Conducive working environment for employees
  • Professionalism and team spirit , and
  • Innovation and learning organization





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