If you earn less than R3 000 per month or don’t have an income right now, this basic and affordable bank account will meet all your transactional needs.

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Transact debit card
No monthly fee for internet banking

Enjoy mobile and Internet banking.

Top-up prepaid

Use your account to top-up on prepaid electricity or airtime.

Access to Absa loans

Get access to Absa loans.

CashSend

Send money to anyone with CashSend.

What you can expect

  • Better everyday banking

    • Monthly fee of R5.30
    • A minimum banking balance of R20
    • No subscription fee for Absa Online, mobile and telephone banking
    • Unlimited debit card swipes
    • Safely withdraw cash at selected retailers
    • Top-up prepaid electricity or airtime from your account
    • Get monthly and interim statements from Absa ATMs or branches
    • Access NotifyMe SMS or email notifications
    • Unlimited balance enquiries at Absa ATMs, selected retailer tills and Absa supported ATMs
    • Make withdrawals, deposits, transfers, account payments, print balances and statements at any Absa ATM
    • Send money to someone who doesn’t have a bank account with CashSend
    • Help pay the banking fees of a family member, an employee or a dependent with Bank on Me
    • Transacting using a chip debit card is smarter, faster and more convenient. Learn more about debit card benefits
    • Get up to 30% discount on flights with Rewards Lite
  • What you need to open your account

    • A valid bar-coded South African ID
    • Proof of residence

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants help you get the best account for your needs.

Call us on:

08600 08600

Email us at:

absa@absa.co.za

Visit your nearest branch