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Absa Online Banking

  • How to register a non-transactional account

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Click Register
    3. On the Absa Online Registration page enter your details and the captcha code and click Next
    4. Enter title and email address
      Tick the Personal Client Agreement checkbox
      Click Next
    5. Create a strong PIN you will use to logon to your Online Banking account
      Confirm the PIN
      Click on Register
    6. Accept SureCheck sent to your registered device
    7. Registration is successful
      Click Done

     

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to link your accounts to your Online Banking profile

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click Full service in the top right of your screen
    4. Click on the Profile tab
      Scroll down and select Link/Unlink accounts
    5. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    6. On the Accounts sub-tab, select the account you want to link and click on the Link icon
      The account will now move to the Accounts linked side
      Click Save
    7. The account is linked successfully
      Click Done

     

    Note: You can link and unlink accounts on your individual profile only. Rewards accounts or accounts where monthly fees are paid from cannot be unlinked.

     

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to view/download statements

    1. On Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. On the Express tab, select the account you would like to view
    4. Click Statements
      Click on Archive statement
    5. Select the month range
    6.  Select the required statement  
      Click Download icon
    7.  Click Continue on the pop-up to accept charges
    8. The statement will appear on the screen
    9. Click Download to print or save to your computer
    10. Your statement is now successfully downloaded
       

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to give notice to withdraw money from your Notice Deposit Account

    1. On Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click on Full service on the top right
    4. From the Accounts tab, select the Notice Deposit Account you wish to give notice to withdraw money from
    5. Select the Manage account tab
    6. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    7. Enter the amount you want to withdraw, due date and payment instruction
    8. Click Confirm on the next screen
    9. Withdrawal notice placed successfully
      Click Done
       

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to redeem your Absa Rewards in cash

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click on Full service on the top right
    4. From the Accounts tab, select the Notice Deposit Account you wish to give notice to withdraw money from
    5. Select the Manage account tab
    6. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    7. Enter the amount you want to withdraw, due date and payment instruction
    8. Click Confirm on the next screen
    9. Withdrawal notice placed successfully
    10. Click Done

     

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to download a bank statement

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. On the Express tab, select the account you would like to view
    4. Click Statements
      Click on Archive statement
    5. Select the month range
    6. Select the required statement  
      Click on the Download icon
    7. Click Continue on the pop-up to accept charges
    8. The statement will appear on the screen
    9. Click Download to print or save to your computer
    10. Your statement is successfully downloaded 

      Always logout after using your online account

  • How to resend a notice of payment

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click Manage Beneficiaries on the side menu
    4. From the Payments tab select the beneficiary
      Click Resend notice of payment
    5. Select the required payment
      Click Resend notice
    6. Fill in the details
      Click Next
    7. Click Confirm to verify
    8. Notice of payment is successfully sent
      Click Done

     

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  • How to download a bank confirmation letter

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click on the Accounts tab
      Select the account for which the bank confirmation letter is required
    4. Click Bank confirmation letter
    5. Accept the verification request sent to your phone
    6. Click View
    7. The bank confirmation letter will open up on the screen
    8. Click Download with an option to print or save to your computer 
    9. You have successfully downloaded your bank confirmation letter

     

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  • How to download a tax certificate

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click on Menu in the top left of the screen
    4. Click Settings
    5. Scroll down and select Tax certificates
    6. Select tax year
    7. Select tax certificate type
    8. Click View tax certificate
    9. A pop up will appear
      Click View tax certificate to accept charges  
    10. Download or print your tax certificate

     

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  • How to add a beneficiary

    1. On Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Logon to Absa Online Banking
    3. Click Menu in the top left of your screen
    4. Select Manage beneficiaries
      Click Add beneficiary
    5. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    6. Fill in New beneficiary details
      Fill in the Notice of payment details
      Click Next
    7. Click Confirm
    8. Beneficiary is successfully added  
      Click Done or Pay to continue

     

      Always logout after using your online account

Absa Banking App

  • How to link your accounts to your Online Banking profile

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen
    3. Scroll down and tap Accounts settings
    4. Tap on the switch next to the required account to link it to your online banking profile
      Tap Save
    5. Accept the verification request that pops up
    6. Tap Save
      Your changes are successfully saved

     

    Note: You can link and unlink accounts on your individual profile only. Rewards accounts or accounts where monthly fees are paid from cannot be unlinked.

     

    Always logout after using your app account

  • How to view your card details

    1. Log in to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen
    3. Tap Cards
    4. Select the relevant Card
    5. Tap View card details
    6. Accept the verification request that pops up
    7. Slide to reveal expiry date or Slide to reveal CVV
    8. Tap Done

     

    Always logout after using your app account

  • How to reverse a debit order

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen
    3. Tap Debit orders
    4. Select the account that was used to make the debit order payment
      Under Recent debit orders tap on the debit order you would like to reverse
    5. View Transaction details
      Tap Reverse Payment
    6. Read the Important Information and tap Next
    7. Select a Reason for reversal
      Accept the acknowledgement
      Tap Reverse payment
    8. Accept the verification request that pops up
    9. Debit order is successfully reversed
      Tap Done

     

    Debit orders older than 40 days cannot be reversed on the app.

     

    The limit for an in-app debit order reversal is R500. Should you need to reverse a higher amount, please forward a request to debitorder@absa.co.za or visit your nearest branch.

     

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  • How to add a beneficiary to your Ultimate Protector Plan

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on your Life @ Absa Online policy
    3. Tap Manage
      Tap Manage beneficiaries
    4. Tap Add beneficiary
      Fill in your Beneficiary details
      Tap Continue
    5. Fill in beneficiary contact details
      Tap Continue
    6. Allocate a percentage for each beneficiary or tap Share equally
      Tap Continue
    7. Review all details
      Tap Confirm
    8. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    9. Your beneficiary is successfully added
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to edit your Ultimate Protector Plan beneficiary

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on your Life @ Absa Online policy
    3. Tap Manage
      Tap Manage beneficiaries
    4. Select the beneficiary that you would like to edit from the list
    5. Fill in the Beneficiary details
      Tap Continue
    6. Fill in the beneficiary contact details
      Tap Continue
    7. Allocate a percentage for each beneficiary or tap Share equally
      Tap Continue.
    8. Review the details
      Tap Confirm
    9. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    10. Your beneficiary is successfully updated
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to delete an Ultimate Protector Plan beneficiary

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on your Life @Absa Online policy
    3. Tap Manage
      Tap Manage beneficiaries
    4. Tap Remove in the top right of the screen
    5. Tap on the bin icon to select the beneficiary that you want to remove
    6. Tap Yes on the pop up message to remove the beneficiary
    7. Allocate a percentage for each beneficiary or tap Share equally
      Tap Continue.
    8. Review the details
      Tap Confirm
    9. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    10. Your beneficiary is successfully updated
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to change the payment details of your Ultimate Protector Plan

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on your Life @ Absa Online policy
    3. Tap Manage
      Tap Manage payment details
    4. Tap Edit payment details
      Fill in the required details
      Tap Continue
    5. Confirm the details
      Tick the consent box 
      Tap Confirm
    6. Your payment details successfully updated
      Tap Done
       

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  • How to auto reinvest your Fixed Deposit

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Select Fixed Deposit Account
      Note: Matured Fixed Deposit Accounts are indicated with an exclamation mark (!)
    3. Tap Account
    4. Tap New Investment instruction
      Select Auto reinvest
      Tap Next
    5. Tap Confirm instruction and then tap Next
    6. Your Fixed Deposit reinvestment is successfully submitted
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to custom reinvest your Fixed Deposit

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Select Fixed Deposit Account
      Note: Matured Fixed Deposit Accounts are indicated with an exclamation mark (!)
    3. Tap Account
    4. Tap New Investment instruction
      Select Auto reinvest
      Tap Next
    5. Tap Confirm instruction and then tap Next
    6. Your Fixed Deposit reinvestment is successfully submitted
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to custom reinvest your Fixed Deposit

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Select Fixed Deposit Account
      Note: Matured Fixed Deposit Accounts are indicated with an exclamation mark (!)
    3. Tap Account
    4. Tap New Investment instruction
    5. Select Custom reinvestment
      Tap Next
    6. Complete details for steps 1 to 4 of Custom instruction
      Tap Next
    7. Accept the verification request that pops up
    8. Your Fixed Deposit reinvestment instruction is now successfully submitted
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to redeem your Absa Rewards in cash

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Select your Absa Rewards account from the home screen
    3. Select the Cash option under Redeem Rewards
    4. Select the account where you want to transfer your cash rewards
      Enter the amount you want to transfer
      Tap Next
    5. Tap Confirm transfer
    6. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    7. Your cash rewards are successfully redeemed

     

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  • How to temporarily lock your card

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen
    3. Tap Cards
    4. Select the relevant card
    5. Tap Temporary lock
    6. Select transactions you would like to temporarily lock and tap Confirm
    7.  Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    8. Tap Done

     

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  • How to give notice to use your card when travelling

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen
    3. Tap Cards
    4. Select the relevant card
    5. Tap Use card when travelling
    6. Select Departure date
      Select Return date
      Tap Activate
    7. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    8. Tap Done

     

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  • How to download a Home Loan e-stamped statement

    1. Logon to your Absa Banking App
    2. Select Home loan account
      Tap the Statements tab
    3. Select Download stamped statement
    4. Select date range and tap Done
    5. Tap Download to agree to the disclaimer and continue
    6. Select file format in which to open the statement
    7. Tap the three dots on the top right to save or share your statement
    8. You have now successfully downloaded your stamped statement

     

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  • How to download a credit card statement

    1. Logon to your Absa Banking App
    2. Select credit card account
    3. Tap the Statements tab
    4. Tap Download statement
    5. Select date range and tap OK
    6. Select the required statement from the list
    7. Select file format
    8. You can now view and share the downloaded statement


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  • How to view card details

    1.  Logon to the Absa Banking App

    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen

    3. Tap Cards

    4. Select the relevant card

    5. Tap View card details

    6. Accept the verification request that pops up

    7. Slide to reveal expiry date or Slide to reveal CVV

    8. Tap Done

     

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  • How to download a tax certificate

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on Menu in the the bottom right of your screen
    3. Tap Documents
    4. Tap Tax certificates
    5. Select the required tax year by taping the calendar icon
    6. Tap on the required tax certificate type
    7. Once the year and tax certificate type have been chosen, tap Continue
    8. Download the chosen tax certificate and share through your preferred communication channel

     

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  • How to resend a notice of payment

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on Menu
    3. Tap Beneficiaries
    4. On the Payments tab select your beneficiary
    5. Scroll down and select the required payment
      Tap on Payment notification type and fill in the details
      Tap Done
    6. Tap Resend notification
    7. On the Overview screen tap Confirm send
    8. Notification is successfully sent
      Tap Done

     

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  • How to download a bank confirmation letter

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Menu in the bottom right of your screen
    3. Scroll down and tap Documents
    4. Tap Bank confirmation letter
      Select the relevant account
    5. Accept the verification request that pops up
    6. Select file format
    7. You can now view your bank confirmation letter with an option to download

     

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  • How to request a replacement credit card

    1. Logon to the Absa Banking App
    2. Tap on Menu
    3. Tap Cards
      Tap on the card you would like to Stop & Replace
      Tap Stop and Replace
    4. Tap on the drop down menu and select the reason for replacing your card
    5. Tap the calendar icon and select the date the card was last used
    6. Tap Continue
    7. Select your delivery method and accept the associated fees
      Tap Continue
       

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  • How to download a stamped statement

    1. Logon to your Absa Banking App
    2. Select Cheque Account
    3. Tap Statements
    4. Select Download stamped statement
    5. Choose the date range
    6. Tap Download
    7. Your stamped statement is successfully downloaded

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  • How to add and pay a new beneficiary (Android devices)

    1. Logon to your Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Pay
    3. Select Pay new beneficiary
    4. Fill in the Beneficiary name, bank account details, their reference, your reference and payment notification type
      Tap Next
    5. On the Payment screen select the account you want to pay from
      Enter the amount
      Select payment type
      Tap Next
    6. Confirm the payment details  
      Tap Pay
    7. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    8. Beneficiary is successfully added and paid

     

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  • How to add and pay a new beneficiary (iOS devices)

    1. Logon to your Absa Banking App
    2. Tap Pay
    3. Select Pay new beneficiary
    4. Enter all new beneficiary details on the screen
      Tap Next
    5. Confirm the details captured
      Tap Next
    6. Tap Pay beneficiary
    7. On the Payment screen, select the account you want to pay from
      Enter the amount
      Select the payment type
      Tap Next
    8. Confirm the payment details
      Tap Pay
    9. Accept the verification request sent to your registered device
    10. Beneficiary is successfully added and paid

     

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Cellphone Banking

  • How to redeem your Absa Rewards in cash

    1. Dial *120*2272#, and enter your 5-digit PIN
    2. Select 6 for Absa Rewards  
      Tap Send
    3. Select 2 to Redeem Cash
      Tap Send
    4. Select the number associated to the account you want to credit
      Tap Send
    5. Enter the amount you want to redeem
      Tap Send
    6. Select 1 to confirm the transaction   
      Tap Send
    7. Your cash rewards are successfully redeemed

     

    You do not need airtime to bank using Absa Cellphone Banking.

  • How to view your cheque account balance

    1. Add the Absa Cellphone Banking number *120*2272# to your contacts
    2. Dial the Absa Cellphone Banking number from your contact list to logon
    3. Enter your 5-digit PIN
    4. Select 1 for Balances 
      Tap Send
    5. If you only have a cheque account your balance will immediately display
    6. If you have more than one account linked to your portfolio, all your account will display
    7. Select the number your cheque account is linked to
      Tap Send
    8. Your balance will be displayed
    9. Select 1
      Tap send to return to the main menu

     

    You do not need airtime to bank using Absa Cellphone Banking.

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