Complete list of contact details for major banks in South Africa

Complete list of contact details for major banks in South Africa

There are several factors to consider when looking for financial services. Security and reliability are the most important of them, as you trust the institution with most of your life's earnings and property. Other factors to consider include the ease of deposit, ATM fees, interest rates, and online banking features. Here is the list of the major financial institutions in South Africa with their contact details.

Complete list of contact details for major banks in South Africa
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So what are the top 5 banks in South Africa? Read the article below to learn all about the major financial houses in South Africa.

1. Standard Bank

Standard Bank
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Standard Bank South Africa is one of the largest lenders by assets in Africa. The financial services group was formed in 1862 as a part of the British overseas financial house, Standard bank, by a group of businessmen led by a prominent Mzansi politician, John Paterson. The firm officially began its operations in 1863 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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The company's headquarters are currently located in Simmonds Street, Johannesburg. The firm's current CEO is Lungisa Fuzile, who has been in office since January 15, 2018.

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Standard Bank contact details

  • Customer care line: 0860 123 000
  • Business customers: 0860 109 075
  • For lost or stolen cards: 0800 020 600

2. African Bank

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This finance company is licensed as a locally controlled bank by the South African Reserve Bank. Its headquarters are located in Midrand, Gauteng, with branches distributed across the country. The company was officially established on August 10, 2014, when the African Bank Limited, a subsidiary of a Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed financial company African Bank Investments, was placed under management according to the South African Bank Act, Act 94 of 1990 by the SARB.

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African Bank contact details

Customer carer line

Tel: 0861 111 011


Investor relations:

Postal Address

Private bag x170

Midrand, 1685


3. Capitec Bank

Capitec contact details
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Capitec is a South African retail bank listed as the second-largest retail bank in the country in August 2017, with approximately 120,000 people opening new accounts monthly. According to the 2015 Chief Financial report, the finance house has over 500 branches in the country, 3418 own or partnership ATMs, and over 6.2 million customers. The company serves both individuals and businesses but do not provide business banking for close corporations, partnerships, or trusts.

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Capitec contact details

4. Old Mutual Group

Old Mutual Group
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Old Mutual Group was established in Cape Town in 1845 as the first mutual life insurance company, offering financial security during uncertain moments. The Group's main function is to provide financial solutions to individuals and small and medium-sized businesses. They also offer financial solutions to several groups of people, including students, investors, and retiring.

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Old Mutual Contact Details

Tel: 0860 000 886

For complaints

Tel no: 0860 445 445


ABSA group
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ABSA Group Limited (ABGL), previously known as Barclays Africa Group Limited, is an African based financial services group offering individual and business banking, credit cards, and other financial services. The Group was founded in 1991 through the merger of financial service providers United bank, the Allied Bank, Volkskas Bank Group, and the sage Group. The ABGL also has branches in countries across Africa, including Kenya, Ghana, Botswana, Mozambique, and Seychelles, among others.

ABSA contact details

Tel No: 0860 557 557

You can also download the ABSA app from Google Play Store, Windows Store, or Apple Store.

So there you have it, the contact details for all the major banks in South Africa. Financial education is essential since it helps you plan for the future.

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