A secure, fast and reliable way to transfer money to or from South Africa, SWIFT allows you to make payments directly into a beneficiary’s foreign account.

Make secure payments

SWIFT payments are fast and secure.

Transfer funds abroad

Transfer funds to an individual or business account abroad.

Get the Absa SWIFT code

Absa’s SWIFT code is ABSAZAJJ.

What you can do with SWIFT transfers
  • Send money to an individual or business in another country.
  • Receive funds directly into your account from abroad.
  • If you’re registered for Absa Online, you can make use of the SWIFT service by clicking on the International Funds Transfer gadget under the Payments tab.
  • To make sure your payment is successful, give the sender Absa’s SWIFT code and your bank account number (Absa’s SWIFT code is ABSAZAJJ).
Benefits of electronic transfers
  • Secure form of payment
  • Much faster than a bank draft
  • You can stipulate the exact date of payment
  • Quick and convenient
  • Available online
What do i need to make an electronic payment?
  • The beneficiary’s bank details, account number, name and residential address.
  • Any documentation required by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).
contact

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

0860 151 151

Email us at:

forex@absa.co.za

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