Access to Africa

Access a trusted banking partner for the African continent.

When doing business in Africa, it’s good to have a sound banking partnership you can rely on. Knowing you can pick up the phone and talk to your dedicated relationship manager makes all the difference when banking across borders. With Access Bank, a team of experienced professionals have your back – for the long run. Broaden your markets with a bank that’s well-networked across the continent with on-the-ground representation. Cross-border ease? That’s access.

A bank that looks after your interests across borders - now that's access.

So, you already bank with Access?

If you have an Access Bank account in another country, it’s easy for you to open a South African Access Bank account. Get the same great service you’ve come to expect – and look out for our upcoming Access Africa app which makes it even simpler and faster to transfer money! Contact our personal banking team to open your Access Bank South Africa account today.

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With our Access Bank African network, you can rest assured that your money will arrive safely on the other side.

You can securely send currency to ten African countries: Zambia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Rwanda, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Guinea.

And using our Access Africa app (launching soon), your transfer happens in near real-time.

Access to Africa and Beyond

At Access Bank, extraordinary service is our signature. Know you can rely on our on-the-ground expertise to make foreign exchange seamless, convenient, and safe.

Invest offshore

Access Bank securely facilitates payments for offshore investments for you or your business. Investing offshore is not only possible, but efficient. Our relationship managers will help you every step of the way.

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Import & export facilitation

Access Bank's forex team will facilitate imports and exports for SMEs, commercial entities and corporates, using letters of credit, open account payments, foreign bills for collection and guarantees.

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Trade finance

To guarantee and cover payments, we issue or accept Letters of Credit or Documentary Bills of Collection, to or from international suppliers: payment guarantees and basic protection in favour of your balance sheet.

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Forex in the palm of your hand

Access Africa App – launching soon!

Coming soon: Access Bank’s digital solution for you to make Person to Person (P2P) cross-border transfers or payments in real-time or near real-time, safely and efficiently. Send and receive money to or from countries where we operate.

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