Our Business Essentials Lite Package is best suited for start-ups and small businesses.  Get this account and benefit from unlimited point-of-sale, inter account transfers, internal debit orders and prepaid airtime transactions.

Get 10 free electronic transactions per month
Electronic transactions 

Includes 10 electronic transactions per month.

Get 5 free cash transactions per month
Cash transactions

Includes five cash transactions per month capped at R15 000 per month.

Unlimited POS and prepaid airtime transactions
Unlimited POS and prepaid airtime transactions

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  • Account features

    • Ten electronic transactions (transfers and payments).
    • Transactions in excess of the 10 bundled to be charged at premium of R23.00 Out of bundle fee.
    • Five cash transactions capped at R15 000 per month at any Absa ATM. 
    • Cash transactions in excess of the bundled number and or value of transactions to be charged at a premium fee of 2.65% of the deposit or withdrawals value.
    • Transactions which do not form part of the bundled transactions to be charged at the normal Pay-As-You-Transact (PAYT) basis.
    • Unlimited Point-of-Sale transactions.
    • Unlimited prepaid airtime transactions.
    • Unlimited inter-account transfers and internal debit orders 
    • Absa Online.

    *Download our business client agreement

How to get it and what you need

  • Qualifying criteria

    • Any registered business entity with the annual turnover below R10 million.
    • Sole Proprietors (an affidavit must be presented if proof of address or business registration number is not available).
    • Anybody who wants to be registered as a private company limited (for online customers).
  • Documents required

    • 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).
    • Bank statements: last three months (Although not applicable for start-up businesses and sole proprietors. Business member/owner to submit three month bank account statements on a personal account).
    • Company registration documents (not required for sole proprietors).
    • Company resolution (where more than one signatory is applicable).
  • What it costs

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

0861 000 734

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

0860 040 302