Kenya Post Office Savings BankKenya Post Office Savings Bank, often referred to as Postbank, is a Savings Bank in Kenya. Unlike other commercial banks in Kenya that are licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya, PostBank is regulated by the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank Act Cap 493B. This gives it a unique feature where interest income earned by depositors is exempt from tax.
HistoryPostbank was established in 1910, making it possible for Africans to save in the then British East Africa. The accounts in East African rupee. By 1931, the institution offered similar services East Africa and one could use their account from anywhere in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This continued till the breakup of the East African Community in 1977 after which the Bank focused its attention to the Kenyan market. In 2010, the bank celebrated 100 years of existence showcasing its achievements over the years
The bank is an agent of MoneyGram, Western Union and Ria Money Transfer and offers Banking agency services for NIC Bank Group and Chase Bank