Emirates Islamic has joined forces with technology firm emaratech to pay electronically for various government services.

The partnership will offer customers of the lender access to the noqodi payment gateway.

The facility will be available to both individual as well as corporate clients of the bank.

Emirates Islamic CEO Salah Mohammed Amin said: “We are confident that our new partnership with noqodi payment gateway will bring greater convenience and ease of use to our customers, and we look forward to greater collaboration and new joint initiatives in the near future to further enhance our services.”

Customers of the bank can now top up noqodi wallet and make eVoucher payments on the bank’s smartBUSINESS, mobile banking and online banking channel. Furthermore, this service is also accessible at the bank’s ATMs.

With their noqodi wallets, the customers can make online payments for services of Dubai Land Department, General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs, and Fujairah Municipality, among others.

emaratech general director and board member Thani Alzaffin said: “noqodi is building strategic partnerships with major banks in UAE such as Emirates Islamic to strengthen its payment channels and help clients from both government and private sectors in their digitisation initiatives.

“noqodi plays a vital role in the services ecosystem from a financial perspective; hence, we are investing in both payment processes and technology to come up with innovative payment methods for our customers.”