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Financial relief for businesses

We're here for your business

If your business has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we're here to help.

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COVID-19 Term Loan Scheme for SMEs

We have been in consultation with Government to provide financial relief to businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown.

Business Insurance excess waiver relief
Business Insurance excess waiver relief

We’re committed to supporting you and your business during this difficult time. As a small business owner, you do not have to pay for excess on non-motor claims during the lockdown period.

Personal loan instalment relief for SME owners
Personal loan instalment relief for SME owners

To help small business owners meet their personal financial commitments at this difficult time we’re offering our business account holders them 90 day instalment relief on all their loans with us

Get a payment holiday for your business
Business loan instalment relief for SMEs

If you have a small to medium-sized business and have been affected by COVID-19, we’ll assist you with payment relief.

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Manage your business 24/7 with SimplyBlu

Our e-commerce solution, SimplyBlu, enables you to manage your business online from a single, secure platform.

Solutions to help your business trade
Solutions to help your business trade

Discover how our trade solutions can help your business trading during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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If you have extra time during the COVID-19 lockdown, why not invest in some personal learning? Access a free online digital literacy course and get a certificate upon completion, whether you bank with us or not.

Ways to bank during the pandemic

Bank safely using any of our digital channels, Branches and ATMs.

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Online banking

Manage your money from any device by creating your online profile to unlock DIY banking features.

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Cellphone banking

Enjoy the convenience of banking from your phone by dialing *120*2345# and following the prompts to register.

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Banking App

Manage your accounts on the go and experience secure and simple banking on your smartphone or tablet. Download our latest banking app now.

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Using an ATM during COVID-19

During the lockdown, you can visit your nearest ATM in case you need to withdraw cash or do your banking without having to visit a branc

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My 360 App

The app that gives you the full picture of your money and puts you in control of your financial life so that you make smart financial decisions. Download it now from your app store.

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Open branches during COVID-19

See which Standard Bank branches are operational during COVID-19 in case you have to visit your nearest branch during this lockdown period.

We’re all in this together

We understand the COVID-19 situation may create uncertainty or financial pressure for some of our customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have consolidated our most popular questions and provided some answers that we hope will be helpful. To read these, please follow the link.

Contacting us during the COVID-19 pandemic
If you need assistance during this time please click on the button below for the best ways to reach us.
  • Most of our call centre lines are available between 8am and 5.30pm on weekdays, 8am to 4pm on weekends. Our Risk, Lost & Stolen Cards, Fraud and Emergency Lines are available 24/7
  • Send us an email
  • Send us a message on social media
  • Contact your Relationships Manager, Private Banker or Business Banker Visit our open branches

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We are doing our best to keep up with the volumes of incoming calls and emails. Please keep trying and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you