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Switch your business bank account in 6 steps

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

1. Find the right account for you

Compare the features and benefits of our bank accounts to find the one best suited to your business’s needs.

2. Apply online

Once you’ve decided which account you want, you can easily and safely apply online from any of our business bank account pages and we’ll call you back.

3. Activate your account

Once you have opened your business bank account, you can collect and activate your card at your nearest branch. You’ll need to bring the following with you:

  • ID of owners and signatories
  • Proof of address not older than 3 months
  • Company registration documents if a registered company

Your card will be active as soon as you receive it. You can get your PIN in-branch or by calling 0860 123 000 if your card was delivered.
 

4. Link your card 

You can register your Internet Banking profile before your business account is activated. You can link your card when you collect it from us or link it via Internet Banking.

5. Switch and cancel

You can switch your business bank account yourself or give us permission to switch all your debit orders and stop orders to your new account.

Once you’ve transferred your funds into your new account with us, you can cancel your old bank account.
 

6. Start banking

Downloading our Banking App to have more control over your card limits and different functionality.

You can choose to do your business banking through any digital channel or device you prefer.

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If you haven’t found the perfect gift yet, there are many more amazing offers through UCount. Whatever you decide, don’t forget you can get up to 1.25%* back in UCount Rewards Points every time you use your qualifying Standard Bank Personal Credit, Cheque or Debit Card to pay for your qualifying purchases whether you shop in store or online. The more you use your card, the more Rewards Points you can earn.

1

Sign up for R 365 a year to collect Rewards Points, and activate your Business Rewards card to redeem them

2

Collect Rewards Points whenever you pay by credit, cheque or debit card

3

Use your Business Rewards card to redeem points for fuel, office supplies or travel deals

Tips and guidance
Getting started
Getting started
Using your card
Using your card
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 or debit card gives you various payment options.

Getting started
Using your card
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 or debit card gives you various payment options.