Benefits and how to get it

  • Benefits

    • No monthly service fee
    • Helps you build a credit history
    • Accepted worldwide
    • Up to 57 days interest-free on purchases
    • Automatic basic travel insurance
  • Qualifying criteria

    • You must be aged between 18 and 30 years
    • You must be a registered full-time student at an FET college, SAQA-approved institution, university, university of technology or private institution
    • Minimum monthly income or allowance of R800
  • Documents needed

    • Valid South African ID book or Smart card
    • Proof of residence
    • Latest proof of income for three consecutive months
  • What it costs

    • Monthly account fee — R0
    • Monthly credit facility fee — R0

Need more help?

Let one of our call centre agents help you get the best account for your needs.

Apply online 24/7 or call:

0861 114 411
Weekdays 08:00 - 17:30
Saturday 08:00-13:00

General card support:

0861 462 273
Weekday: 08:00 - 20:00
Weekends: 08:00 - 13:00
 

Visit your nearest branch

For 24-hour Services:

For application status updates call:

0861 114 411

For Lost and stolen cards call:

0800 111 155 | Absa App

Email us at:

contactcard@absa.co.za