Our Shari'ah-compliant accounts

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Qualifying Criteria
Key features
 
Islamic Flexi Value Bundle
 
  • Earn a gross income between R3 000 and R9 999 per month
  • Valid, bar-coded South African ID
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of income
  • Three Absa ATM cash withdrawals
  • Unlimited card swipes
  • Unlimited funds transfer and internal payments
  • Eleven electronic account and beneficiary payments
  • Any unused transactions will roll over for one month
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Islamic Gold Value Bundle
 
  • Earn a gross income of R10 000
  • Valid, bar-coded South African ID
  • Proof of residence
  • Latest proof of income (Salary advice) or latest 3 (three) months' bank statements
  • Five Absa ATM cash withdrawals
  • Five Absa ATM cash deposits
  • Unlimited card swipes
  • Unlimited electronic payments
  • Any unused transactions will roll over for one month
  • NotifyMe, where we immediately alert you to activities on your account via SMS or email
  • Up to 50% discount on your monthly fee if you keep a positive balance in your account
  • Value Add Service offered Absa Dining where you can dine out daily and get up to R100 off a second main meal purchase. Halaal restaurants are available, the onus is on you to verify the Halaal certification of the restaurant.
  • Absa Dining website www.absadining.co.za
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Frequently Asked Questions
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Islamic Premium Banking
 
  • Earn a gross income of R25 000 or more per month
  • Valid, bar-coded South African ID
  • Proof of residence
  • Latest proof of income (salary advice) or latest three months’ bank statements
  • Online banking
  • Mobile app banking
  • Unlimited Notify-me SMS notifications
  • Unlimited card swipes
  • Seven Absa ATM cash withdrawals
  • Five free Absa ATM cash deposits
  • 24/7 dedicated Premium Banking line
  • Priority bankers in selected branches
  • Access to a financial adviser
  • 50% off spouse or partner's Premium Banking fees
  • Free Islamic Youth account and app for children under 19
  • R25 000 lump sum Takaful death benefit
  • Islamic will
  • Eight Take-me-Home trips
  • Travel benefits
  • Lounge access with DragonPass
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Qualifying Criteria
Key features
 
Islamic Youth account
 

For age 16 to 19

  • A valid, bar-coded South African identity document or valid passport
  • Proof of residence not older than 3 months (e.g. utility bill or cell phone statement)

For minors under the age of 16

  • Original birth certificate or valid passport
  • Parent or guardian's proof of residence not older than 3 months (e.g. utility bill or cell phone statement)
  • Parental consent is required to open and operate the account
  • Parent or guardian's original bar-coded ID
  • Direct access to your money - which means you don’t need to carry cash
  • A card that can be used for transactions at an ATM and point-of-sale terminals in stores
  • A PIN-based debit card - which is the most secure way to verify a transaction
  • Banking services usually associated with credit cards - such as making online, mail order and telephone order transactions
  • An annual profit share calculated at Absa’s financial year-end (31 December) and paid into your account on 25 January of the following year
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Islamic International Banking
 
  • Foreign banknotes
  • Cash Passport
  • Send money abroad
  • Pay subscriptions
  • Exchange currency
 
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Islamic Vehicle Finance
 
  • You can enjoy access to a vehicle for a fixed period and price
  • Flexible payment options that allow you to reduce your monthly rental fee when you have extra cash
  • Variable and fixed rental fees for the duration of the lease
  • At end of lease, you can buy the vehicle at an agreed price, nominate a third party to buy it or use it at a reduced or null rental fee
  • Insurance cover for your commercial assets and vehicles with access to a range of free services
  • You get access to Absa Internet Banking to view and monitor your outstanding balance, transactions history, etc
  • Benefit from unique advantages such as 100% financing and tax benefits
 
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Other Shari'ah-compliant solutions

Account
 
Qualifying criteria
Key features
 
Islamic Savings
 
  • Valid ID
  • Proof of residence
  • A minimum initial deposit of R50 to open the account, and a minimum balance of R50 must be maintained
  • Access and manage your money 24/7
  • Manage your everyday banking needs, from making withdrawals, deposits, transfers and payments to requesting balances and statements
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Islamic TargetSave
 
  • Valid ID
  • Proof of residence
  • A minimum initial deposit of R100 to open the account
  • A minimum monthly deposit of R100 for at least 6 months
  •  Islamic TargetSave is a disciplined savings plan.
  • Matures on the 31st of December each year when funds are available immediately on request.
  • If no instructions are received within 30 days after maturity, funds are automatically re-invested.
  •  The product pays a higher annual profit share than the transactional savings account – within 4 weeks of the end of the financial year.
  • There are no admin charges and service fees.
  • Deposits can be made at any ATM or branch or by means of stop orders, debit orders or electronic transfers.
  • The Islamic TargetSave account is based on the Mudarabah principle whereby depositors contribute capital and Absa Islamic Banking manages the funds.
  •  Profits are shared according to a pre-agreed ratio. 
  • Funds deposited are not capital guaranteed. Profit share is capitalised annually on 25 January for the previous year.
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Islamic Term Deposit
 
  • Valid ID
  • Proof of residence
  • A minimum initial deposit of R1000 to open the account.
  • No monthly fees
  • Islamic Term Deposit offers competitive investment returns.
  • A simple, Shari’ah compliant investment option.
  • The minimum investment deposit is R1 000.
  • There is a choice of investment terms – 30, 60, 90, 180 days up to 5 years.
  • There are no monthly fees and hidden costs.
  •  A monthly profit share is possible by investing funds on a monthly investment basic.
  •  The Islamic Term Deposit is based on the Mudarabah principle. This means that, the customer is a passive partner in this type of transaction.
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Other Shari'ah-compliant solutions

Account
 
Qualifying criteria
Key features
 
Islamic Profit Share
 
  • Absa Islamic Banking has well defined profit sharing ratios defined in the terms and conditions of each product. Profits are realised or received from Shari'ah compliant investment activities
  • Once realised or received, profits are shared between the customer and the bank at the pre-agreed profit sharing ratio
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Islamic Will
 

 

  • Designed according to the principles of Shari’ah law
  • It is valid legal Will in terms of the Intestate Succession Act. This act deals with the distribution of ones estate in terms of the laws of the country in the event there is no Will
  • Safe custody for your convenience
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Islamic Gold Graduate
 
  • To be under 30 years old
  • Be in your final year of studies or have just qualified.
  • A valid, bar-coded South African identity document or valid passport.
  • Five Absa ATM cash withdrawals
  • Five Absa ATM cash deposits at Absa ATM or Cash Acceptor.
  • Unlimited:
    • Electronic balance or statement enquiry (at Absa ATM, Internet, Cellphone, Telephone Banking). 
    • Funds transfers and internal payments (includes internal debit orders and stop orders).
    • Debit or cheque card purchases
    • Cash withdrawals at point-of-sales (POS)
    • Electronic account (includes external debit orders) and beneficiary payments via Absa ATM, Internet, Cellphone, Telephone Banking.
  • Unlimited SMS or email notifications
  • Monthly subscription fee for Internet Banking, Cellphone Banking and Telephone Banking.
  • Unused transactions allocated in your Value Bundle will roll over for one month if not used in the current month.
  • 50% discount on monthly service fees if a positive balance of more than R30 000 is maintained.
  • Get a meal voucher to the value of R50 per month. Halaal restaurants are available, the onus is on you to verify the Halaal certification of the restaurant
  • Receive a R200 travel voucher per month
  • Get up to 30% discount on membership fee at selected gyms
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Need more help?

Let one of our consultants help with your Islamic banking enquiries.

Call us on:

0860 000 786

E-mail us at:

islamicbanking@absa.co.za

Visit your nearest branch