With zero monthly fees, our Evolve Zero business account is a pay-as-you-transact account payment plan designed for sole proprietors. Apply online today.


Monthly account fee:
R0

Get 10 free electronic transactions per month
Get more value


A Visa Debit Card, Liquidity Plus* investment account, 24/7 access to Absa Online Banking, the Absa Banking App, and Cashflow Manager at no additional cost.

*Liquidity Plus is not available on Islamic accounts.

Get 5 free cash transactions per month
Tiered pricing on
e-transactions

Choice to pick your pricing level, pay for what you can afford and save.

Unlimited POS and prepaid airtime transactions
Access to a dedicated service desk

Let our dedicated team of bankers take care of your daily banking needs.

Unlimited POS and prepaid airtime transactions
Build a credit record

Helps you build a good credit history for your business.

Tailor your Evolve Zero business account to suit your business type



Apply for any one of the Business Evolve current accounts below and reap the benefits.

Business
Account

Apply online now for your business account.

Apply now

Islamic Business
Account

Apply online now for your Shari'ah-compliant account.

Apply now

Applying for a business account is easy

  • Let’s switch your debit orders

    Whether you’re an existing customer or new Absa business customer, you can switch your debit orders.

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  • Evolve Zero account features

    • Zero monthly account fee.
    • Tiered pricing on electronic transactions.
    • One account number for life: retain your existing account number when you change between business current account types or price plans.
    • Visa Debit Card: Assists you with day-to-day cash withdrawals, cash-free payments and purchases.
    • Secondary debit cards and personalisation options available.
    • Transacting channels: 24/7 access to Absa Online Banking and the Absa Banking App, at no additional monthly management fee.
    • Access to self-service portal, Absa ATMs, Absa-supported ATMs and a branch network.
    • Demand Call Account: Access to Liquidity Plus (please note Liquidity Plus is not included on the Business Evolve Islamic Account, Shari’ah-compliant investment options are available if required).  
    • Access to Cashflow Manager at no additional monthly management fee.
    • Zero fees on Absa inter-account transfers and Absa-to-Absa (internal) debit orders.
    • Access to a cash-handling service.
    • Statements: View your statement on your Absa Online banking profile or receive your statement via email.
    • Limited to one account per entity.
    • Shari’ah-compliant option available.

How to apply for your business account

  • Qualifying criteria

    • Sole proprietors with an annual turnover of up to R5 million per annum.
  • Documents needed

    • Copy of ID (per business member/individual member and or director).
    • Proof of address (per business member/individual member and or director).
    • Proof of physical address of business (if absent, an affidavit required for a sole proprietor).
    • Business member/owner to submit three months' bank account statements on a personal account.
    • Company resolution (where more than one signatory is applicable).
  • What it costs

Need more help?

Let one of our business managers assist you.

For more information on opening a business account online, call us on:

0800 227 592

If you’re a new customer or you don’t bank with us, call us on:

0860 040 302