Prepaid cards

Standard Bank offers a number of different prepaid cards:

A MasterCard or Visa gift card is an ideal gift for anyone, whether you are celebrating a friend’s birthday, a wedding or any other special occasion.


  • They are safer and more thoughtful than giving cash.
  • You can buy a gift card at most major shopping centres in South Africa and can pay using cash, debit card or credit card.
  • You only need to present a valid South African Identification document.
  • You decide how much you want to load on the card between R50 and R2,500.
  • The card can be used at Retailers where MasterCard / Visa cards are accepted.
  • Cards are not reloadable.
  • To get a balance enquiry SMS you card number to 34246 or call 0861114093. Statements are not provided on gift cards.


If you are interested in selling gift cards please send an email to or call +27118033118

These reloadable MasterCard / Visa cards are used to reward or incentivise staff or agents.

  • Minimum value R50 maximum value R5,000.
  • Cards can be used anywhere in South Africa where MasterCard / Visa cards are accepted.
  • Cards can be co-branded with the company. A minimum card quantity does apply for co-brand cards.

To have your own co-brand card please contact, call Tutuka on 011 8033118.

If you only need a small number of generically branded cards, they can be obtained from any of shopping centres from centre management or one of the following incentive companies:

  • Achievement Awards on 021 700 2300
  • Edenred 0861122267
  • Gift Bucks on 0860 EWARDS / 0860 392 737 / 011 463 0759
  • Uwin Iwin on 011 557 5700 ( please ask for Sales)


This MasterCard / Visa card is used to pay temporary or seasonal employees who don’t have bank accounts or by companies who would like more control over petty cash payments. Card are ordered and controlled through a bank owned website.

  • Employees can use the cards at ATMs to withdraw cash or at Retailers to make purchases.
  • Cards are valid for 3 years.
  • Maximum load value is R5,000,maximum value that can be loaded in a calendar month is R25,000.
  • Cards cannot be used in Standard Bank branches.
  • To get a balance enquiry SMS you card number to 34246 or call 0861114093.

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To register for service, speak to your Business Banker or Relationship Manager.


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