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Bizlaunch Account

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Get yourself up and running with the bank account that offers discounted rates, tools, guidance and support for start-ups under a year old.



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Need assistance in registering your business?

Operating your business as a company separate from your personal affairs has many advantages. Standard Bank is partnered with CIPC who will guide you through your registration. 

Some of the benefits

Discounted fees

Pay a reduced monthly fee for bundled services for the first 12 months

Special rates

Pay less for card payment devices and small business insurance

Anytime banking

Make fast, secure business transactions online or at the ATM

24/7 support

Call the BizDirect team for help on 0860 109 075 during or after hours
What you get
  • Free onlinecellphone and telephone banking
  • Fast and secure electronic transfers
  • Online banking payment approvals
  • Electronic future-dated payments
  • Unlimited  pre-paid top-ups
  • Visa premium business benefits
  • eStatements for easy filing
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates

See transactional T&Cs
See general T&Cs

CARD FEATURES

Business debit card 

  • Your MasterCard Business debit card is linked to and gives you access to your business accounts. 
  • You can pay with your card for purchases locally and internationally wherever MasterCard is accepted, and you can do your banking via any of our electronic banking channels. 
  • This card is chip and PIN enabled to make it a secure form of payment. 
  • Free onlinecellphone and telephone banking
  • Fast and secure electronic transfers
  • Online banking payment approvals
  • Electronic future-dated payments
  • Unlimited  pre-paid top-ups
  • Visa premium business benefits
  • eStatements for easy filing
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates

Business cheque card 

  • Visa Business cheque card which also comes with chip and PIN security features. Your Visa Business cheque card offers all the functionality of a debit card and more:
  • You get automatic free basic travel insurance every time you pay for your travel ticket using your Standard Bank Visa Business cheque card 
  • Additional travel cover is available at preferential rates 
  • Free lost card protection 
  • Visa Commercial Offers has significant discount on business related services and benefits, including travel and accommodation, stationery, advertising and cleaning services (subject to latest offers on www.visa.co.za)/ (https://merchantoffersresource.visa.com
  • Cards can be used at toll roads, car rental companies, hotels, and for telephone and Internet purchases 
  • Access to your Business current account via self-service banking channels, subject to limits authorised by account signatories. 
  • Additional cards are available for signatories on your Business current account 
  • Contactless transactions can be performed for small value purchases 
  • GCAS - Dedicated 24/7 Visa cardholder services to assist with international emergency card/cash replacement 
  • Medical & legal referral 
  • Company liability waiver insurance 
WHAT IT COSTS
  • No opening deposit
  • No minimum balance
  • Annual card fee included
  • R 199 a month for bundled services
  • Pay as you transact for non-bundled services

See 2019 pricing guide
 

How to get it
  • Documents Required

  • ID of owners and signatories
  • Proof of address not older than 3 months
  • Company registration documents if a registered company
  • To submit your documents online

  • On completing the online application process, you’ll see an email address
  • Click on the email address to generate a reference number* in the subject field.
  • Attach the required documents to this email and send it through to us

    *You can use this reference number if you have any queries
  • To submit your documents in-branch

  • Visit your nearest branch with your documents and we’ll process them for you
  • What you get
  • CARD FEATURES
  • WHAT IT COSTS
  • How to get it
  • Free onlinecellphone and telephone banking
  • Fast and secure electronic transfers
  • Online banking payment approvals
  • Electronic future-dated payments
  • Unlimited  pre-paid top-ups
  • Visa premium business benefits
  • eStatements for easy filing
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates

See transactional T&Cs
See general T&Cs

Business debit card 

  • Your MasterCard Business debit card is linked to and gives you access to your business accounts. 
  • You can pay with your card for purchases locally and internationally wherever MasterCard is accepted, and you can do your banking via any of our electronic banking channels. 
  • This card is chip and PIN enabled to make it a secure form of payment. 
  • Free onlinecellphone and telephone banking
  • Fast and secure electronic transfers
  • Online banking payment approvals
  • Electronic future-dated payments
  • Unlimited  pre-paid top-ups
  • Visa premium business benefits
  • eStatements for easy filing
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates

Business cheque card 

  • Visa Business cheque card which also comes with chip and PIN security features. Your Visa Business cheque card offers all the functionality of a debit card and more:
  • You get automatic free basic travel insurance every time you pay for your travel ticket using your Standard Bank Visa Business cheque card 
  • Additional travel cover is available at preferential rates 
  • Free lost card protection 
  • Visa Commercial Offers has significant discount on business related services and benefits, including travel and accommodation, stationery, advertising and cleaning services (subject to latest offers on www.visa.co.za)/ (https://merchantoffersresource.visa.com
  • Cards can be used at toll roads, car rental companies, hotels, and for telephone and Internet purchases 
  • Access to your Business current account via self-service banking channels, subject to limits authorised by account signatories. 
  • Additional cards are available for signatories on your Business current account 
  • Contactless transactions can be performed for small value purchases 
  • GCAS - Dedicated 24/7 Visa cardholder services to assist with international emergency card/cash replacement 
  • Medical & legal referral 
  • Company liability waiver insurance 
  • No opening deposit
  • No minimum balance
  • Annual card fee included
  • R 199 a month for bundled services
  • Pay as you transact for non-bundled services

See 2019 pricing guide
 

  • Documents Required

  • ID of owners and signatories
  • Proof of address not older than 3 months
  • Company registration documents if a registered company
  • To submit your documents online

  • On completing the online application process, you’ll see an email address
  • Click on the email address to generate a reference number* in the subject field.
  • Attach the required documents to this email and send it through to us

    *You can use this reference number if you have any queries
  • To submit your documents in-branch

  • Visit your nearest branch with your documents and we’ll process them for you
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Sign up for R 365 a year to collect Rewards Points, and activate your Business Rewards card to redeem them

2

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