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Instalment relief for lower income earners

Instalment relief for lower income earners

We understand these are very challenging times and that all South Africans have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis, with many of those earning less being more vulnerable.

That’s why we’re committed to supporting you through this crisis and we’re offering 90-day instalment relief to all our qualifying clients who earn less than R7 500 per month.

This offers relief on access loans, credit cards, home loans, personal loans, revolving credit plans and vehicle asset finance payments from 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020.

Eligibility:

You are eligible for the instalment relief if:

  • You earn less than R7 500 per month
  • You have a personal loan with Standard Bank (access loan, credit card, home loan, personal loan, revolving credit plan, vehicle asset finance)
  • Your account is not in arrears as at 31 March 2020
  • You have a current account with Standard Bank

Exclusions

  • Clients whose payments are in arrears as at 31 March 2020 are not eligible for this offer
  • This offer excludes overdrafts

Opt-Out
Should you wish to opt out of this offer, simply pay your loan instalment or email [email protected].

Click here for Terms and Conditions

If you would like us to contact you please click on the Contact me button below

View Frequently Asked Questions below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I am experiencing financial distress?

Customers who are in struggling to meet debt repayments with us should contact us as soon as possible. The sooner we are informed, the sooner both parties can find a workable solution to address or resolve issues of financial distress. It is not in anyone’s interest to see a business fail, or a home lost. It is in both parties’ interest to find a workable solution.

For a call back please complete the Contact me form, email [email protected] or call us

What other debt solutions do you have that can help me?

Besides the payment holiday where your repayments will be deferred for an agreed period, we can also assist with restructuring and consolidation of your debts. Get into contact with us to see how we can help on [email protected] or call us or, for a call back, please click on the “Contact me” button above

What is the Personal Loans instalment relief offering?

We understand these are very challenging times and that all South Africans have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis, with many of those earning less being more vulnerable. That’s why we’re committed to supporting you through this crisis and we’re offering a 90-day instalment relief to all our qualifying clients who earn less than R7 500 per month. As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, we are pleased to offer a payment holiday to our Personal Lending clients who meet the criteria outlined below.

Who is eligible for the Personal Loans instalment relief?

  • You earn less than R7 500 per month (gross income.
  • You have a Personal Loan with Standard Bank (Access Loan, Credit Card, Home Loan, Personal Loan, Revolving Credit Plan, Vehicle Asset Finance).
  • You have a current account with Standard Bank.&
  • Your account is not in arrears as at 31 March 2020.&

Who is excluded from the Personal Loans instalment relief?

  • Customers whose payments are in arrears as at 31 March 2020.
  • This offer excludes Overdrafts (Interest on Overdrafts will still be charged).
  • This offer excludes Home Loans held in a trust.

How do I opt-out of the Personal Loans instalment relief?

This offer will be automatically applied, however, should you wish to opt-out of the instalment relief, you can pay your loan instalment as normal, or email [email protected].

Are there additional facilities that can assist me during this time?

If you require temporary excesses, increased Overdraft limits, removal of reduction orders on your Overdrafts, or VAF restructures, you should contact your branch or call centre directly, who will assist you through the normal process.