Advantages of using an Absa ATM
  • Convenient

    Access banking services 24/7 for lower fees.

  • Save time

    Up to 30% cash back whenever you use your card.

What can I do at an Absa ATM?
  • Buy airtime, data, SMS bundles, vouchers and electricity
  • Deposit cash into an Absa account using the cardless cash deposit function
  • Deposit or withdraw cash using CashSend
  • Make payments to registered billers using Scan n Pay
  • Approve debit orders using DebiCheck
  • Change your card PIN
  • Choose your preferred language and greeting name
  • Generate a security code for your Absa Banking App
  • Get a quick loan
  • Get account balances linked to your card
  • Get statements and bank confirmation letters
  • Get statements and mini-statements
  • Log a compliment or complaint by selecting Talk to us
  • Pay bills, beneficiaries and traffic fines
  • Print or email a bank confirmation letter
  • Print or email an Unemployment Insurance Fund UI-2.8 form
  • Reset your favourite transactions
  • Send or withdraw money using CashSend
  • Top up your City Bus card
  • Transfer money between your accounts
  • View and redeem Absa Rewards
  • Withdraw and deposit cash
  • Balance enquiry
  • Buy airtime, data, SMS bundles and electricity
  • Withdraw cash
ATM safety tips
  • ATM dos and don’ts

    • Always allow enough time for your card to be returned
    • Be aware of your surroundings
    • Beware of card scammers
    • Don’t ask for help from strangers
    • Don’t use an ATM if you suspect that it has been tampered with
    • If you suspect fraud, call 0860 557 557 or report it on the Banking App
    • If your card is lost, retained or jammed, call 0800 111 155 immediately to stop your card
    • Never share your 10-digit CashSend PIN with anyone that you don't know
    • Send yourself a CashSend to avoid using your card at the ATM
    • Set a daily withdrawal limit on your cards
    • Shield the ATM keypad while entering your PIN 
  • Tips for protecting your PIN

    • Choose a PIN that won’t be easily guessed
    • Don’t use your date of birth as a PIN
    • Keep your card and PIN safe
    • Memorise your PIN, never write it down or share it with anyone
    • Shield the ATM keypad while entering your PIN

Note: Faulty ATMs can be reported by calling 0860 286 286 and including the ATM number on the screen, or by selecting Talk to us on the ATM.

Emergency contact numbers
  • Absa ATM Service Centre (hygiene): 0860 286 286
  • Absa general call centre number: 08600 08600
  • Action Line: 0800 41 41 41
  • Fraud Line: 0860 557 557
  • Reporting hardware-related issues: 0860 111 444
  • SMS for reporting all ATM faults: 30830
  • Stop Card: 0800 11 11 55 
Mobile network prepaid support numbers
  • Cell C: 084 135
  • MTN: 083 135
  • Prepaid electricity support: 08600 08600
  • Telkom Mobile: 0800 115 357
  • Virgin Mobile: 0741 000 123
  • Vodacom: 082 135