Private Banking

As an exclusive Private Banking client you are supported by your own Private Banker, as well as qualified experts who will protect and expand your investment portfolio.


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  • Private Banking

    How to qualify

    • You earn a minimum gross monthly income of R 58 000 or more or have net investible assets of R 3m or more


    • Contact your Private Banker by phone, email or instant messaging
    • Choose from a broad range of wealth management options from Standard Bank Financial Consultancy and Standard Bank Offshore
    • Expand your wealth with diverse short- and long-term savings and investment options with flexible terms
    • Benefit from tailored day-to-day banking services, including a Private Banking Current Account, a MasterCard Platinum Credit Card, Visa Platinum Cheque Card and Diners Club Platinum Card
    • Your Diners Club Platinum card gives you access to international airport lounges, based on the amount that you spend on your card
    • Additional benefits and discounted monthly fees for young professionals
    • Free foreign exchange delivery to an approved business address in Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban and Pietermaritzburg


    What it costs

    What you’ll need to apply

    • Your ID book
    • Your last payslip, or proof of income (up to 3 months old)
    • Proof of home address (up to 3 months old)
    • A residency permit (for foreign nationals staying in South Africa)
    • Call our Private Banking line: 0860 123 101
  • Private Banking Signature


    Black World Citizen Credit Card

    • 24 Complimentary visits per annum to over 500 airport lounges within SA and abroad, through our chosen partner, LoungeKey
    • Access to the MasterCard Airport Concierge which gives you up to 15% discount in Meet and Greet services at various destinations


    Signature travel

    • Regularly updated, tailored travel packages based on your travel experience and destination preferences
    • Our dedicated Signature Travel desk is available 24/7 on 0860 826 868 or to assist you with travel bookings, visas, forex and travel insurance



    • Personalised travel planning through collaboration with a travel advisor, ensuring that trips will be tailored to your needs, interests, and budget
    • Exclusive access to some of the finest hotels around the world
    • Exquisite cuisine and breathtaking views from the best tables of fine-dining restaurants
    • Up to 15% discount on Hertz car rental
    • Enhanced protection options to ensure your health and safety while travelling

    How to upgrade to Private Banking Signature:

    Contact your banker or our Private Banking line on 0860 123 101 or email  to upgrade or apply for Private Banking Signature and have your new black World Citizen card delivered to you.


    What you will need to apply:

    • Your ID book
    • Your latest payslip, or proof of income (up to 3 months old)
    • Proof of home address (up to 3 months old)
    • A residency permit (for foreign nationals staying in South Africa)


  • Additional information

    More benefits

    • Access a host of lending products, such as Vehicle and Asset Finance, Home Loans and Insurance solutions
    • Comprehensive insurance solutions that protect both your short- and long-term interests
    • Easy day-to-day banking via Internet, cell phone and telephone banking
    • Foreign exchange services, with Direct Delivery of funds within 24 hours in selected areas. Option to sign up for a free ITTA to accelerate forex payments into your account
    • As a Standard Bank Private Banking client you will be invited to exclusive events relating to entrepreneurship, lifestyle, industry and economic trends that can help grow your wealth



  • Wealth management and growth

    Wealth management and growth

    • Standard Bank Financial Consultancy
      Your financial planner will help you analyse your current wealth situation and assist you in developing an ongoing strategy to create, preserve and generally manage your wealth portfolio. Our planners have access to a range of wealth products and services including trust formation, wills, structured and offshore investments, unit trusts and life assurance. Contact your private banker for details

    • Online Share Trading
      Standard Online Share Trading (OST) is South Africa's largest online broker, offering full access to all JSE products including; equities, preference shares, property stocks, exchange traded funds, currencies, commodities and derivatives (warrants, share instalments, stock and index futures and CFDs). The website includes complimentary economic and company research, consensus forecasts, charting, alerts, stop loss orders, live prices and over 200 educational courses a year. Please visit the OST website for details

    • Webtrader
      Invest in a wide range of sophisticated financial instruments such as CFSs, FX Spot, shares, exchange traded funds and commodities across 26 international exchanges, as well as 16 international indices

      • Melville Douglas investment management
        Melville Douglas offers clients a bespoke portfolio management solution, customised to suit the investment needs and objectives of clients. The business does not sell products or pooled funds but invests in shares, bonds, property and cash to achieve a specific client objective. As a result, its revenue is derived from investment management fees, which enables the portfolio-management team to focus on investment performance. For further details, please visit the Melville Douglas website

    • Stockbroking
      Standard Stockbroking is a focused advisory stockbroker, providing expert consultation on portfolio construction, trading ideas and providing financial insights

      Your success is our success. Our ultimate goal is to provide you with advice and execution that makes your money grow. Our services include: advisory stockbroking, asset swaps, absolute returns, tailored structures for equities and listed property investment. Please discuss these investment options with your Private Banker