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

How it works

  • 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
  • What you can do on USSD - Cellphone Banking

    • Check your account balances
    • Apply for an Absa Personal Loan
    • Make inter-account payments
    • Pay existing beneficiaries
    • Pay Absa-listed beneficiaries
    • Manage payments
    • Pay your bills
    • 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
    • DebiCheck your debit orders
    • Play Lotto and Powerball - coming soon*
  • What are the benefits of USSD - Cellphone 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