Bank using absolutely any handset type - no downloads or data needed. Simply dial *120*2272# on your phone to get started.

How it works

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How to register
  • Dial *120*2272# on your phone
  • Follow the prompts to register for USSD banking
  • Once registered you will be able to check your balances immediately
  • The full range of services will be available 24 hours after your registration
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What you can do on USSD banking
  • Check your account balances
  • Apply for an Absa Personal Loan
  • Top up your contactless card wallet
  • View and redeem your Absa Rewards
  • Send money using CashSend
  • Buy PrePaid electricity
  • Buy PrePaid airtime, data and SMS bundles
  • Get account mini-statements
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What are the benefits of USSD banking?
  • USSD banking is easy and quick to use
  • You don’t need a smartphone - USSD banking works on any handset type
  • You do not need data services
  • No downloads or apps required

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

08600 08600

Email us at:

absa@absa.co.za