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Transfer money internationally with the SWIFT payment system 

The SWIFT payment system allows you to securely and quickly transfer money to international bank accounts. Transfers can be tracked and you can even specify when you want your transfers to be actioned.

Absa’s SWIFT code is ABSAZAJJ.


Full track and trace with Global Payments Innovation.

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Arrange your SWIFT payment online.

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Specify your exact payment date

More details about SWIFT
  • How does it work?

    • Logon to Absa Online Banking and select International funds transfer under the Payments tab.
    • To receive funds via SWIFT, give the sender Absa’s SWIFT code: ABSAZAJJ along with your bank account number and the clearing code - 632005. 
    • Register for Absa Online Banking—it’s quick and easy
  • What are the benefits?

    • It’s a secure form of payment
    • You can specify the exact date of payment
    • It’s quick and convenient
    • It’s available online
  • What do I need?

    • Your beneficiary’s bank details, account number, name and residential address. Any required documentation depending on the payment type.
  • What is Global Payments Innovation?

    Absa is a proud member of SWIFT GPI (Global Payments Innovation) which offerers transformed cross-border payment services to our customers.

    • This enables full track and trace on cross-border payments.
    • If the beneficiary bank is also a member, we’ll notify you with a beneficiary credit confirmation.
    •  Participating banks worldwide. 
Contact details

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