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Switch to Standard Bank

Switch your bank account to Standard bank

Open an account with us and start managing your money and payments anywhere, anytime on any device.

Some of the benefits

A smooth switch

We strive for a smooth, efficient switching process for you

We put you first

Let us take care of closing your old account, moving your balance and switching your payments and debit orders

We make life easy

Manage your accounts and payments wherever you are, whenever you like, on any device

We help you achieve

We take care of your needs according to your financial aspirations

Ready to switch ?

Open an account online or on the app – whichever is easiest for you.

Open your account on
our banking app
DOWNLOAD AND OPEN ACCOUNT
Get free data*

Download the banking app, open an account and get 1 GB of data

Terms and conditions apply

Bank instantly

Open an account on our banking app and start banking immediately

You’ll need your ID

Make sure you have your South African ID with you

Open your account
online
Open Account
Apply online

You don’t need data to open an account. Apply online, collect your card and you’re good to go!

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When your account is ready

We’ll SMS you when your card is ready for collection.

Remember your ID

Just remember to bring your ID when you collect the card

You need to be a citizen of South Africa and be living in South Africa.
Contact us on 0860 123 000 or email [email protected].
Standard call rates apply
READY TO SWITCH TO STANDARD BANK?

Start your new journey how you've imagined it

Tips and guidance Personal RC
Getting started
Getting started
Using your card
Using your card

Making changes to your card is quick, safe and easy when you know how.

Keeping your card safe
Keeping your card safe

Using your card is one of the safest ways to pay, but you should always take precautions.

Ways to pay by card
Ways to pay by card

Using a credit, cheque or debit card gives you various payment options.

Registering for chat services
Registering for chat services

Speak to your banker anytime through social media.

Getting started
Using your card

Making changes to your card is quick, safe and easy when you know how.

Keeping your card safe

Using your card is one of the safest ways to pay, but you should always take precautions.

Ways to pay by card

Using a credit, cheque or debit card gives you various payment options.

Registering for chat services

Speak to your banker anytime through social media.