Banking Institutions

1. Commercial Banks

This class includes commercial banks, which are authorized to hold checking, savings and time deposit accounts for individuals and institutions in local as well as international currencies. Commercial banks are also authorized to buy and sell foreign exchange, issue letters of credit and offer loans to customers.

1 ABC Capital Bank Limited
2  Bank of Africa (U) Limited
3 Absa Bank (U) Limited
4 Bank of Baroda (U) Limited
5 Bank of India (U) Limited
6 Cairo  Bank Limited
7 Centenary Bank Limited
8 Citibank (U) Limited
9 Opportunity Bank of Africa (U) Ltd
10 DFCU Bank Limited
11 Ecobank (U) Limited
12 Equity Bank (U) Limited
13 Exim Bank (U) Limited
14 Finance Trust Bank
15 Guaranty Trust Bank(U) Ltd
16 Housing Finance Bank Limited
17 KCB Bank (U) Limited
18 Mercantile Credit Bank Limited
19 NCBA Bank (U) Limited
20 Orient Bank Limited
21 Stanbic Bank (U) Limited
22 Standard Chartered Bank (U) Limited
23 Tropical Bank Limited
24 United Bank for Africa (U) Limited
25 Diamond Trust Bank (U) Ltd
2. Development Banks

These are financial institutions that provide risk capital for economic development projects on a non-commercial basis e.g. Uganda Development Bank, East African Development Bank

Uganda Development Bank
East African Development Bank
3. Credit Institutions

This class includes Credit and Finance companies. They are authorized to take in customer deposits and to establish savings accounts but they do not trade in a foreign country or establish check accounts. They are also authorized to make collateralized and non-collateralized loans to customers e.g. Post bank, Brac Uganda bank, Mercantile Credit Bank etc.

Postbank Uganda
Brac Uganda Bank Ltd
Mercantile Credit Bank Limited
Top Finance Bank
4. Microfinance Deposit-Taking Institutions (MDIs)

This class includes microfinance institutions, which are allowed to take in deposits from customers in the form of savings accounts and are regulated by the Bank of Uganda. Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions are not authorized to offer checking accounts or to trade in foreign currency.

 FINCA Uganda Ltd
Pride Microfinance Limited
UGAFODE Microfinance Ltd
EFC Uganda
Yako Microfinance Ltd 
5. Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)

This class includes the rest of microfinance institutions, Saccos etc. The SACCO regulations implement the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act,2016 which mandates Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) to regulate, license, and supervise SACCOs, Money Lenders, and Non-Deposit Taking Microfinance Institutions.

Letshego Uganda (Kampala)
Platinum Credit (Kampala)
Premier Credit (Kampala)
Vision Fund Uganda (Kampala)
Uganda Microcredit Foundation (Kampala)
Ecumenical Church Loan Fund (Eclof)
Wazalendo Sacco