Switch to Absa. Open an account today and enter a world of better banking.

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What would you like to move to Absa?

My bank account

Get started with an Absa account by filling in an online application form here.

My salary and debit orders

Once you’ve opened an Absa account, you can switch your debit orders and your salary.

My home loan

Whether you’re buying or building, you can easily apply for a home loan online.

How it works

  • Open an account

    Switching to Absa couldn’t be easier. Simply choose the bank account that suits your lifestyle, then fill in the online application form.

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  • Move debit orders and salary

    Once you have opened an Absa account, you can switch your debit orders and your salary.
     

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  • Move your Home Loan

    Let Absa re-evaluate your existing home loan, and if we find we can offer you a better option, we’ll help you switch, putting money back into your pocket.

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  • Get more when you move

    Enjoy these value added benefits and more when you join Absa:

    • Easy and safe access to your bank accounts 24 hours a day with Absa Online Banking
    • Pay accounts, transfer funds, buy prepaid airtime and send money online.
    • Bank from your mobile phone.
    • Use NotifyMe to keep track of your account activity via SMS or email. 
    • Earn Cash Rewards every time you swipe your card.
    • With CashSend, you can send money to someone who doesn’t have a bank account and they’ll be able to withdraw it from any Absa ATM.
    • eStatements are electronic statements that can be delivered directly to your email inbox.
    • Debit order switching – free of charge.
    • Top-up your prepaid airtime through Absa ATMs, Absa Internet banking, cellphone banking, telephone banking and cellphone banking lite.
    • Pay fines quickly and easily.
    • Send money internationally with Western Union.

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Need more help?

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

Call us on:

0860 100 372

Email us at:

switchingenquiries@absa.co.za

Visit your nearest branch