About us

Oman Credit and Financial Information Centre (Mala’a) was established by Royal Decree 38/2019 issued on 8th May 2019 as a financially and administratively  independent entity under the supervision of the Central Bank of Oman with financial and administrative independence.

Mala’a enables access to credit through its primary products: Mala’a Credit Report, and Mala’a Credit Score for individuals and corporates.

Mala’a membership spans across several sectors including the banking and financial sector, SME Funds, and Telecom. Mala’a is also connected to several government entities as data providers, to position Mala’a as a national databank.

The establishment of the Centre comes as an important pillar of the Central Bank of Oman’s Strategy: to establish a cross-sectored National Databank that empowers Oman to transform into a knowledge-based nation.

Our Vision

To empower Oman and its people by providing credit and financial information towards building a prosperous nation and positioning Oman on the global map


Our Values


Credibility in dealing with data and clients.


A full-fledge team to achieve Mala’a’s vision.


Constant evolution and development.

Our Principles

Information Security

Information security is core to Mala’a. Cutting edge security technologies are deployed to ensure the highest level of data security. Mala’a adopts the highest standards for data, systems and network security.

Consumer Protection

Mala’a is governed by the Central Bank of Oman, ensuring the confidentially and security of consumer data as stipulated by the Omani Banking Law and the Bylaw of Royal decree 38/2019.

April 29, 2024

Oman Credit and Financial Information Center (Mala’a) Participates in the Real Estate Conference

The Oman Credit and Financial Information Center (Mala’a) actively participated in the Real Estate Conference 2024, a three-day event organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning. Held at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center from April 29th to May 1st, Mala’a showcased its offerings through a dedicated booth, providing insights into credit reports, […]

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March 31, 2024

HSBC Middle East Joins Mala’a Membership Network 

On March 24, 2024, HSBC Middle East entered into a membership agreement with the Oman Credit & Financial Information Centre (Mala’a) to become a Banking sector member.  The agreement outlines Mala’a’s provision of a centralized repository of credit and financial data aimed at aiding members in evaluating the creditworthiness of their clientele. This strategic measure […]

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November 16, 2023

Bilateral Agreement for the Exchange of Credit Information between Oman Credit Information Center (Mala’a) and the Kuwait Credit Information Network Company

Oman Credit and Financial Information Centre (Mala’a) has entered into a bilateral Agreement for the Exchange of Credit Information with its counterpart the Kuwait Credit Information Network Company (Ci-Net). This general objective of the agreement is to promote the facilitation of the exchange of credit-related information among Gulf Arab nations, aligning with the decision of […]

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