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  • More than just banking
  • The best loan deals

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About ABSA Bank

Absa Bank Limited (Absa Bank) is wholly owned by Barclays Africa Group offering a wide range of banking in South Africa including retail, business and investment options. ABSA reinvented the brand in 1998, after careful consideration to evolve and grow for the good of our clients.

With less confusion of overlapping brands, we developed one larger brand offering an all in one solution, covering every aspect of banking under one roof. We offer a simplified solution to your banking

We are the experts

Another one of our business value-adds is that we keep you connected to leading suppliers, to make your business banking worthwhile. We offer all the banking facilities you would need for personal or business banking. From traditional to online services, the sky is the limit to what you gain through partnering with ABSA bank.

We have years of expertise

And in line with our technology, together you reap the best banking services around the country. ABSA offer clients more than perks to banking products and access to one of the largest banking giants globally. Employees get to develop themselves through a number of valuable career-building programmes which we have in place.

We are always bettering our people

This not only develops our employees but adds incredible value to our clients by dealing with passionate staff members who become experts in their field because of the development programmes.

ABSA Bank Services

Our service delivery towards our clients is our top priority, delivering excellence through our energy, experience and passion for the business we do.

ABSA Bank offers business owners and entrepreneur’s opportunities for the growth and development of their business. This is achievable through our range of products and banking services. We have the ability through our experience and people to offer our clients Current accounts with a number of free value-added services.

Finance & loan options

ABSA’s team can provide you with a number of finance options that will suit you.

For those travelling for business, our business and commercial cards are valuable for covering travel, accommodation, and car rental and expense costs while you are travelling. We offer insurance products to cover your business and ensure you are compensated for any loss or damages during any unforeseen circumstance.

Business loans

Managing your business finances is essential when keeping your company well-funded. ABSA offers savings and investment options with attractive interest rates, and also gives you immediate access to your cash when you need it.

Our International services assist clients in managing finances and cash flows and document processing adding great value to international dealings. We offer convenient and safe payment acceptance for all card transactions.

ABSA Bank – Online banking

  • Loan Type Online Banking

Benefits of ABSA Bank

  • Competitive interest rates
  • The best loan deal for your needs
  • Easy process

ABSA makes banking simple & easily accessible to clients

Absa Bank is entirely owned by Barclays Africa offering an extensive variety of banking solutions including retail, business and personal alternatives.

ABSA offers a full range of banking services and products throughout the country as well as Namibia.

Quality banking solutions

Setting ourselves apart from other banking firms in South Africa, ABSA takes great care in their employee wellness and making a difference in our staff’s lives. By consistently educating and growing our people, we create a culture through a balance of healthy work-life.

ABSA differentiate itself from other banking firms with our passion for our employees, empowerment and areas of growth throughout our organisation. We believe that growing our people can provide a positive work ethic and by developing our employees, creates a healthier happier staff environment.

The reason ABSA is on top of the banking firm list is that we lead as global leaders led by inspiring and powerful players.

We are more than banking

ABSA is one of the few banking firms which offer employee benefits through professional expert services including healthcare, financial security and home financing.

Clients are welcomed as part of our team when needing financial funding and are turned down by other firms, getting a tailor-made financial solution specifically for their budgetary needs. We show a diverse service delivery, which now includes our Islamic banking option providing Shari’ah-compliant products as well as Islamic Business banking options.

We truly care for people

We offer opportunities to develop through career aspirations. We care for our environment as well as our clients, and our communities. ABSA makes banking fun, for everyone.

Offering wealth and management services in South Africa and Namibia, we add value as a global banking giant in the industry. Our employee growth and education are important to us, as we know a successful business starts with what is inside our walls.

A career building and opportunities are offered to our employees as empowerment and growth on their behalf. Ensuring our staff grow and develop while encouraging value and understanding in our company lead to the core of our business strength. When clients approach us to be their banking partner, we embrace the opportunity to offer our value as well as exceptional banking to them.

Through respect, we value our employees and our clients with every contribution they make. We work with integrity, acting fairly, ethically and transparently to our employees and clients.

Our people and our clients are at the heart of our business.

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ABSA Bank is a trusted & reliable provider of online banking

In our review, ABSA Bank adheres to the compliance criteria in accordance with the National Credit Act, where the granting the loan will not cause financial distress to the consumer.

ABSA Bank is a registered credit provider in South Africa: NCRCP7

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

January 2019

I have been banking with ABSA since I opened my first bank account. They are yet to disappoint me!

Denise R
— Port Elizabeth —

April 2019

Absa are passionate about their customers; they send their employees for constant training to ensure that are fully equipped to deal with your needs and my own. Very pleased with their service

Thabo X
— Durban —

June 2019

When you bank with ABSA you can rest assured that you will get the best and fastest service. They know what you need and give it to you without the dally

Bridget K
— Uitenhage —

ABSA Bank Contact

Physical Address

ABSA Bank Universal Branch Code

  • 632005

Postal Address

  • PO Box 7735 , Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa

Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:30 – 16:00
  • Tuesday 08:30 – 16:00
  • Wednesday 08:30 – 16:00
  • Thursday 08:30 – 16:00
  • Friday 08:30 – 16:00
  • Saturday 09:00 – 14:00
  • Sunday 10:00 – 13:00