About BFC

About BFC Forex

We’ve got over 100 years of experience in FX and money transfer internationally, making BFC Forex the trusted choice!

BFC Forex & Financial Services PVT Ltd (BFC Forex) is a Full Fledged Money Changer (FFMC) granted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and specialise in buying and selling foreign currency to individual and corporate customers; as well as wholesale customers such as authorised FFMC’s, AD II’s, and Banks. Under the Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS), we are also authorised to receive cross-border money transfers into India and is the Principal Agent for EzRemit Money Transfer and a sub-agent for MoneyGram and Xpress Money.

Our Group History

We started in the Kingdom of Bahrain in 1917, trading in gold bullion and continually growing our services when in the 1970’s we entered the remittance market, giving the fast growing expat community the opportunity to send their hard earned money home. We are licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain and now specialise in global money transfers, foreign exchange and wholesale currency services.

In January 2009, BFC Forex became part of BFC Group Holdings W.L.L, after the Islamic Financial Services Group – Bank Alkhair B.S.C © successfully acquired a controlling stake in Bahrain Exchange Company (BEC) in Kuwait, Bahrain Financing Company (BFC) in Bahrain, and BFC Bank Limited in the United Kingdom.

Since then, due to great success, BFC Group has grown its retail operations even further, opening up BFC Forex & Financial Services PVT Ltd (BFC Forex) in India and BFC Exchange Malaysia Sdn.Bhd. (BFC Exchange) in Malaysia.

Bahrain Financing Company is a Shariah-compliant company.

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Our Services

Within BFC Forex we have the capability to export surplus foreign currency notes to overseas banks facilitated through our branch in Cochin; as well as this we are approved by the RBI from time to time to import foreign currency notes to cover shortfalls due to high demand during peak seasons.

Under the Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS), BFC Forex is also authorised to receive cross-border money transfers into India and is the Principal Agent for EzRemit Money Transfer and a sub-agent for MoneyGram, Xpress Money, Western Union, Transfast and Ria Money.

Get Started with BFC Forex today and join the thousands of customers that trust BFC Forex for our great rates and great service.

Our Values

Currency Exchange with Love

We are passionate about understanding our customers and responding in a manner that meets their needs.

Knowing we are part of a family who look out for one another.

Currency Exchange with trust

We are open, honest, accountable, and operate in everyone’s best interest.

We work together to create a culture of respect and appreciation for all.

Currency Exchange with Efficiency

We work hard looking for ways to improve our operations through creativity and innovation.

Building a professional multi-cultural team, to connect with our customers.

Our Vision

To be the prominent money service company that fully engages with our customers, keeping money flowing across borders.

Our Mission

Providing trusted money services in the most caring and efficient way making a positive difference in the lives of our customers.


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