Our Absa Business Essentials Lite Package is best suited for start-ups and small businesses. Get this account and benefit from unlimited point-of-sale and prepaid airtime transactions, including a host of value added services.

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Get 10 free electronic transactions per month
Get 10 free electronic transactions per month

Free transactions help you save on banking costs.

Get 5 free cash transactions per month
Get 5 free cash transactions per month

You can save as much as R15 000 per month.

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

Get business done effectively, with no hassle.

Access value adding services
Access value adding services

Access to business services at no cost.

We make business banking easy

Qualifying criteria
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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Account features
Account features
  • Ten electronic transactions (transfers and payments)
  • Transactions in excess of the 10 bundled to be charged at premium of R20.18
  • Five cash transactions –ATM deposits and withdrawals (capped below R15 000 per month
  • Cash transactions in excess of the bundled number and or value of transactions to be charged at a premium fee of 2.52% 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.
  • Free Point-of-Sale transactions
  • Unlimited prepaid airtime transactions
  • Absa Online
  • Value Added Services
    • Legal advice and
    • Concierge Services
    • Switching Services
    • Enterprise Service Desk

*Download our business client agreement

How to get it and what you need

Qualifying criteria
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)
documnets required
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 cost
What it costs
need help

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If you need 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 Business Banking on:

0860 040 302