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Bank Negara Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia is also widely known as the Central Bank of Malaysia. According to the history of the bank, it was established in 1959 under CBA (Central Bank of Malaysia Act) 1958 with the based headquarters in Kuala Lumpur (KL). It does not provide the banking products and services like the other commercial banks but the operation is bound to some important roles and functions which include the following.
  • Currency issue both notes and coins with the denominations of 1 Sen, 5 Sen, 10 Sen, 20 Sen, 50 Sen and the demonetized RM1. These coins can be purchased from BNMLINK counter.
  • Maintain the financial stability.
  • Act as an adviser and banker to the Government of Malaysia.
The buying and selling service of currency is also available on all weekdays except Saturday, Sunday and holidays. On the other hand, they also provide several loan services which include housing loans, personal and the student loans as well.

The organizational chart consists of Governor which is assisted by three deputy governor, board of directors and senior officers etc. The governor is the chief executive officer of the bank and Zeti Akhtar Aziz is the present gabenor of the bank (as of early 2011).

They also publish various types of newsletters and annual reports such as Ringgit in order to make the consumer a better understanding on various financial issues.

Headquarters Address:
Bank Negara Malaysia
Jalan Dato' Onn
P.O. Box 10922
50929 Kuala Lumpur


Tel: 603-2698-8044
Fax: 603-2691-2990
Telex: MA 34137 / MA 34138

Bank Negara Malaysia Career

Bank Negara Malaysia offers several types of jobs and career opportunities in its various sectors and units. One can also get the information about the current vacancy from the website of the ban. The application and resume can be submitted online via email or by ordinary mail at the human resource recruitment department. While submitting the resume, the candidate must enclose the details such as copies of secondary and tertiary certificates including transcripts, recent passport-sized photograph and current & expected salary. The selection and hiring is based on certain assessment and interview.

Besides, they also provide scholarships for various programmes such as Pre University and Overseas Programme, First Degree Honours as well as the Master’s Degree and PhD. The detailed information and guidelines can be obtained from the website of the bank.

Bank Negara Malaysia Address

Bank Negara Malaysia has branches in various locations of Malaysia as well as the overseas offices in New York and London. The following is the list of branch locations in Malaysia.

Bank Negara Malaysia Pulau Pinang
Jalan Corner Light
10200 Pulau Pinang
Phone Number: 604-262-7125

Bank Negara Malaysia Johor Bahru
Jalan Bukit Timbalan
80000 Johor Bahru
Johor Darul Takzim
Phone Number: 607-224-0799

Bank Negara Malaysia Kota Kinabalu
Jalan Lapan Belas
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Phone Number: 6088-211-211

Bank Negara Malaysia Kuala Terengganu
Jalan Sultan Mohamad
21100 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu Darul Iman
Phone Number: 609-622-0571

Bank Negara Malaysia Kuching
Jalan Satok
93000 Kuching
Phone Number: 6082-252-311

Shah Alam Currency Processing & Distribution Centre
Persiaran Tasek
40000 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Phone Number: 603-5512-5746

For any assistance or complaint, you can also contact the BNMLINK offices across the country. In case, if you want to enquire about the online foreign currency trading, you can contact the BNMTELELINK customer service at 1-300-88-5465.

For further detailed information of BNM exchange rate, BLR (Base Lending Rate), reserves, CCRIS, OPR (overnight policy rate) and others, you can refer the latest news available on the website of the bank.



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