Enjoy convenience, security and control with our Corporate and Purchasing Cards. Accepted at millions of merchants worldwide and supported by sophisticated and advanced reporting systems, our commercial card payment solutions provide your company with the best tools to manage corporate spend. 

Improved cash flow

Our Corporate and Purchasing Cards help minimise the need for cash advances to employees, eliminates the burden of tracking and reconciling, and improves your company’s cash flow.

Improved administrative efficiency

It’s a single payment instrument that reduces the paperwork involved in processing multiple payments to vendors and organises your travel and procurement requirements.

Added value

Enjoy free extra benefits including Lost Card Protection, comprehensive travel insurance cover as well as the Visa Corporate Liability Waiver Programme.

How to get it & what you can expect

How commercial card payments work
  • Visa Corporate, Purchasing, Travel Lodge Card and Visa Procurement are designed for payment of corporate expenses
  • They are aimed at medium to large corporate enterprises and organisations, including multinational organisations and government institutions and agencies
  • Cards are issued to employees who frequently perform business transactions such as paying expenses during business trips or company functions, making travel bookings or buying stationery and office equipment
  • You can allocate spending limits and controls such as merchant category code blocking, cash withdrawals and card hierarchy to employees, departments or divisions
  • Cards can be issued to as few or as many employees as you choose, depending on the business needs and overall spending limit determined
  • We have designed and customised our card programmes to save your company time and minimise paperwork and reconciliation efforts, while giving your executives a new standard of benefits and services available globally 
What it costs
Management information and expense management

Our commercial card payment solutions are supported by various data solutions to help you manage your business data.


View, manage and administer all your corporate travel data in a centralised online reporting system. Our Absa Luminance is a complete end-to-end travel and expense management solution.

Visa IntelliLink Spend Management 

This web-based system provides the full picture of all Corporate Card and Travel Lodge Card expenditure on one platform at any time, for your convenience, control and reconciliation purposes.

Other data and reporting services

We also offer comprehensive data and reporting services including flat file development and delivery, multinational corporation (MNC) global feed as well as Visa Procurement.

Contact Corporate and Business Cards

For Corporate Card related queries including application processing

Email us at corporate@card.absa.co.za

Business Card related queries

Email us at purchasecard@absa.co.za

Processing of business card application forms

Email us at businessapps@card.absa.co.za

Fraud related matters

Email us at fraud@absa.co.za

Disputes and chargebacks

Email us at corporatedisputes@absa.co.za

For lost and stolen cards

Call us on 0800 111 155


Need more help?

Contact your banker