With a zero monthly fee, our Student Credit Card is another step towards financial independence.

  • 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

Payment Relief Plan

If you are not able to keep up with your repayments due to COVID-19,
we can assist you with our Absa Payment Relief Plan.

Find out more

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

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