With our Absa Student Credit Card, we will help you build your banking profile and prepare you for the next stage of your life. This card is ideal if you earn or get an allowance of R800 a month, are full-time registered student at any university, university of technology, FET college or private tertiary institution.

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Benefits & how to get it

  • 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 card
  • Proof of residence
  • Latest proof of income for 3 consecutive months required
What it costs
  • Monthly account fee – R0
  • Monthly credit facility fee – R25
You have the following affinities to choose from:
  • Springbok Rugby
  • Provincial Rugby
  • Universities (Unisa, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of the Free State, University of KwaZulu-Natal, North West University)
  • Argus Cycle
  • Radio Pulpit
Contact Absa Credit Card

To apply call:
0861 114 411

For 24-hour support call:
0861 462 273

For Lost and stolen cards call:
0800 111 155

Email us:

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

For 24-hour support call us on:

0861 462 273

To apply call us on:

0861 114 411

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