Standard Bank Access Account

Get access to real banking where you feel the value in every transaction with no compulsory monthly fees. Standard Bank understands that you need to be in control of your money anytime anywhere. With our AccessAccount, you get benefits and banking services without having to go into a branch.

With the AccessAccount, you can do your banking at any Standard Bank AccessPoint, right in your community. You are automatically registered for MyUpdates, no minimum deposit is needed, flat fees and no minimum balance required.

Who Qualifies for an access Account ?

  • You must be 16 years or older
  • Have a South African bar-coded ID book
  • Valid passport and work or study permit for non SA citizens
  • Proof of residence document not older than three months. If proof of residence cannot be provided the account will be opened as an E17 account (account not fica’d) and the applicable limits will apply.

 How Much Does it Cost ?

You can choose from two options:

  • A R30 bundle option : with this option, you pay a flat fee once a month for a bundle of transactions:
    • Three cash withdrawals
    • One cash deposit
    • One electronic transaction
    • One debit order
    • Four card swipes
    • Unlimited swipes at AccessPoints
  • Our easy pay–as-you-bank option: with this option, you pay a fee for every transaction.