Get access to a range of products and value added services when you switch your account, debit orders and salary payments to Absa.

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  • Enjoy these extras 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.
  • Salary and Debit Order switching FAQ’s

    How long does it take to complete the switching form?

    • The online form and manual form takes a few minutes to complete. 
    • Once you have completed the switching request, submit the online form or email the completed manual form to switching@absa.co.za, and we will take care of the rest.  
    • Please ensure you take down your reference number online in order to track your request.

    How can I track my switching request?

    • You can track your request through this link, by calling 0860 100 372 or emailing us at switchingqueries@absa.co.za.

    What information is important to have when completing the form?

    • If you require Salary switching. You will be required to fill in your employer’s information in order for us to generate a letter for you. All employers will only switch on your direct instruction and will not accept switching instructions from Absa.
    • If you require Debit order switching. You will be required to complete a list of your current debit orders that you wish to switch over to your Absa account.

Need more support?

Let one of our consultants help you switch.

Call us on:

0860 100 372

E-mail us at:

switching@absa.co.za

Visit your nearest branch