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How a Professional Banking Account rewards your success

As you move up the career ladder, it’s easier to achieve your financial goals when you have a bank account that matches your ambitions. Our Professional Banking Account celebrates the hard work you’ve put in to get to where you are and recognises your potential for getting to where you want to be.

As a young professional, your Professional Banking Account gives you access to a range of benefits that will help you manage your wealth and create the lifestyle you’re looking for. It also provides you with the support, guidance and financial assistance to make smart money decisions and help you navigate the challenges on the way.

From making your everyday banking easier to enjoying the advantages that come with the experience, here’s everything you need to know about your Standard Bank Professional Banking Account.

How it works and who can apply

A Professional Banking Account is an exclusive bank account for customers between the ages of 18 and 30 who’ve completed specific degreesin medicine, finance, law, engineering and aviation. It’s been designed with your needs as a young professional in mind so you can have a leg up to start living your dreams and create the future you want.

Giving you the flexibility to make big moves

Buying a car or making investments is always a big step, but if you’re just starting out, it helps to have the tools and assistance in place to make the right decision. That’s why your account gives you access to competitive rates and special terms on savings and cash investments, up to prime less 0.25% on your credit card and up to prime less 1% on car financing.

Advice that meets you where you are

Working your way to the top keeps you busy, which is why your account comes with anytime access to your own personal banker and Private Banking team that understand your financial needs and help you meet them. Embrace the convenience of having your needs taken care of by simply picking up the phone and contacting your banker or getting in touch via Facebook Messenger or WeChat.

Tailored money-management solutions

While you’ve worked hard for your success, it’s important to protect the future you’re putting so much into. Along the way, you’ll acquire more assets, grow your family or become responsible for others, which will impact your financial future and how you plan for your goals. That’s why you also have access to a team of experts that will help you with trusts, estate planning and insurance.

Helping you start your investment journey

Investing is a great way to build your wealth, but the nature of it is that you need money to start and the more you’ve got, the more you can do. To empower your growth, we’ll help you open an Online Share Trading portfolio with us with R1 000, and we’ll match that amount so that you can get a head start. Plus, you get access to a range of powerful trading and investing tools and resources.

Perks that come with a professional lifestyle

Your Professional Banking Account lets you enjoy a wide range of benefits and offers. Pay in style with your chip- and PIN-enabled black debit and credit cards that can be linked to apps and your phone so that you can shop safely and securely in store and online anytime. Your account also gives you exclusive lifestyle and travel offers, unlimited lounge access, insurance freebies and so much more.

How to apply for a Standard Bank Professional Banking Account

  • You need a South African ID or a passport (for non-citizens), proof of residence (not older than 3 months) and your degree or latest results.
  • Fill in our online application and a private banker will call you back and get the process started.

Terms and conditions apply.