Our Absa Batchlink is ideal if you need to process credit card payments in batches. We can also help you with recurring transactions which can be processed either by host-to-host link or online.

Saves you time 

You can send large volumes of transactions in file format to us through Absa Batchlink for processing in a batch environment.

It’s secure

As an Absa Batchlink customer, we ensure your customers’ credit card information is kept safe and secure by using tokenisation technology.

Qualifying criteria
  • Must be an individual or legal entity with a South African bank account
  • Must be a resident of and/or your business must be based in South Africa
  • You must have a clear credit record and have no judgements against your name 
How it works
  • Your recurring transactions can be processed using one of two options:
    • host to Host – dedicated communications software required where transactions occur via a host-to-host link
    • payment service provider – certain payment service providers can offer Batchlink processing; contact your nearest regional office for more information
  • Tokenisation is mandated by ABSA Bank when taking on new Batchlink merchants
  • We do not process batch files on Sundays and public holidays
  • You will need to ensure that you use a commerce service provider that has integrated to Absa 

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

0860 111 222

E-mail us at:

contactmerc@absa.co.za