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.

July 3, 2024

Oman Investment Bank Joins Mala’a Membership Network

Oman Investment Bank (OIB) has entered into a membership agreement with Oman Credit & Financial Information Centre (Mala’a), to become a banking sector member. The agreement involves providing Mala’a members with a comprehensive credit and financial information database. This database will facilitate informed credit decision-making, financial capability assessments for clients, and evaluation of potential financial […]

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July 3, 2024

Global Financial Solution (OmPay) Joins Mala’a Membership

Global Financial Technology LLC (OmPay) has entered into a membership agreement with the Oman Credit and Financial Information Center (Mala’a). The membership agreement includes access to Mala’a’s Electronic Know Your Customer (E-KYC) service, known as Huwiya, that is designed to streamline electronic customer identity verification and enhance credit information accuracy. The agreement, signed by Bassam […]

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May 28, 2024

Oman Credit and Financial Information Center (Mala’a) Wins Excellence Award in Credit Information Services

Oman Credit and Financial Information Center (Mala’a) has been awarded the Excellence in Credit Information Services Award by OER Magazine during the “New Age Banking ” summit. This award recognizes the quality of services provided by the center to its members and service providers. Commenting on this achievement, Bassam Al Jamali, General Manager of Mala’a, […]

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