A bank account that
supports students

Stay in touch with your friends, get to your classes on time and snack on the food you love.

No fees & free rewards? Sign up here!

As a student between the ages of 18-25, you can open an Access Current Account with Rewards and pay no monthly service fees!

Juggling classes and managing your money can be stressful when you’re trying to build your life, so let Access help you by getting more when you bank with us!

Open an account

Download the new Access More App from your app store to get started.

Monthly Rewards

1 deposit/salary into account + 7 transactions (minimum) will give you:

*Rewards are available monthly and can be redeemed at loyalty partner stores. In order to qualify for the loyalty rewards, a customer must have an active Access Current Account in good standing.

Rewards partners

Product Features

Real-time balances, transaction information, transaction history and statements 24/7.

Instantly transfer between or access all your accounts.

Manage beneficiaries and view direct debits.

Withdrawals at any ATM or Shoprite retailer.

Deposits at any Absa ATM or Absa branch.

EMV Debit card to enable point of sale transactions.

Immediate clearance when making EFT payments.

Our SA Branches

Contact a Branch Manager:

Pay-as-you-transact fees

Debit order returned due to Insufficient Funds
R3.25
Replacement Card
R70.00
Balance Enquiry – Saswitch ATM
R3.00
SMS Notifications
R0.40
Proof of Payment Notifications
SMS - R0.40; Email - Free
First eStatement
Free
Duplicate Statements – Internet Banking
Free
Duplicate Statements – Branch
R30.00
ATM Withdrawal – International
R78.00
POS – International
R42.50
Balance Enquiry at ATM – International
R8.00
Cash Deposit Fee – Absa ATM
R3.50/R100
Cash Withdrawal Fees – Saswitch ATM
R12.00/R1000
Cash Withdrawal Fees – Retailer
R5.00 (no purchase); R3.00 (with purchase)
Debit Card Swipe (Point of Sale)
R2.00
Beneficiary/Bill Payment
Internet Banking - R2.20; Branch - R80.00
Inter-account Transfers
Internet Banking - Free; Branch - R25.00
Debit Orders
Internal – R 2.00; External – R 4.00
RTC (Real Time Credit)
Internet Banking - R25.00; Branch - R150.00
Stop Payment
R3.25
Declined Transaction Insufficient Funds – ATM
R3.25
Dishonoured payment due to Insufficient Funds
R3.25

See our other personal banking accounts

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Access Current Account

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Access Current Account with Rewards

Access more rewards every time you transact.

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Access Account Non-Resident

Your Community, Your Stokvel, Your Savings.

Our Personal Banking product range is always growing. Let us know what you need access to and we'll call you.

Internet Banking