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Shyft Global Wallet

Shyft Global Wallet

Whether you’re a Standard Bank or non-Standard Bank customer, you get to buy, send, sell and spend foreign currencies anywhere in the world with our free forex app.

 

 

 

Some of the benefits

Shop internationally

Shop safely on international stores by creating 10 Virtual Cards per currency per account

Send money

Make flat-fee transfers to anyone, anywhere around the world, directly from the app

Secure and compliant

Our forex app is highly secure and fully compliant with the SA Reserve Bank

UCount Rewards

Get 50 Tiering Points for buying R7 500 or more in a rolling 12-month period*
WHAT YOU CAN DO
  • Buy, exchange and store US and Australian Dollars, Euros, ZAR and Pounds Sterling
  • Buy forex as and when it suits you
  • Make payments to anyone, anywhere across the globe with Shyft-to-Shyft payments or International bank transfers
  • Create Virtual Cards for secure online shopping
  • Order a physical Shyft Mastercard to swipe or draw cash abroad
  • Order a physical Shyft Rand card to swipe and spend locally
  • Get support through our live in-app chats

Card features:

  • Chip and PIN-enabled with 3D Secure verification
  • Store up to 4 currencies on a single card
  • Manage your card in-app
  • Free SMS alerts on card activity
  • Automatic Lost Card Protection
What it costs
  • Using the app is free
  • Transaction fees depend on the value of forex you buy
  • Should you prefer a physical card, there is an applicable R120 once-off fee

See 2022 pricing guide
See 2021 pricing guide

How to get it
  • If you have a South African ID and are 18 years or older, you can register for Shyft and access forex
  • Download the app via App StoreGoogle Play or Huawei Store
  • You can then order your Shyft Mastercard from the app or create your Shyft Virtual Card within the app
TIPS AND GUIDES

How it works:

  • Load your Rands via EFT into your Shyft account
  • Store up to 5 currencies in separate wallets
  • Add people or businesses as beneficiaries
  • Send money straight into their bank account
  • Swipe and draw cash in currencies loaded to your card
  • Exchange controls apply*
  • Click here for terms and conditions

* See the summary of exchange control rules that apply to travel forex

Need help?

Check out our tutorials to learn everything you need to know about Virtual Cards, ZAR top-ups, buying foreign currency, sending money, and more.

View our list of frequently asked questions.

  • WHAT YOU CAN DO
  • What it costs
  • How to get it
  • TIPS AND GUIDES
  • Buy, exchange and store US and Australian Dollars, Euros, ZAR and Pounds Sterling
  • Buy forex as and when it suits you
  • Make payments to anyone, anywhere across the globe with Shyft-to-Shyft payments or International bank transfers
  • Create Virtual Cards for secure online shopping
  • Order a physical Shyft Mastercard to swipe or draw cash abroad
  • Order a physical Shyft Rand card to swipe and spend locally
  • Get support through our live in-app chats

Card features:

  • Chip and PIN-enabled with 3D Secure verification
  • Store up to 4 currencies on a single card
  • Manage your card in-app
  • Free SMS alerts on card activity
  • Automatic Lost Card Protection
  • Using the app is free
  • Transaction fees depend on the value of forex you buy
  • Should you prefer a physical card, there is an applicable R120 once-off fee

See 2022 pricing guide
See 2021 pricing guide

  • If you have a South African ID and are 18 years or older, you can register for Shyft and access forex
  • Download the app via App StoreGoogle Play or Huawei Store
  • You can then order your Shyft Mastercard from the app or create your Shyft Virtual Card within the app

How it works:

  • Load your Rands via EFT into your Shyft account
  • Store up to 5 currencies in separate wallets
  • Add people or businesses as beneficiaries
  • Send money straight into their bank account
  • Swipe and draw cash in currencies loaded to your card
  • Exchange controls apply*
  • Click here for terms and conditions

* See the summary of exchange control rules that apply to travel forex

Need help?

Check out our tutorials to learn everything you need to know about Virtual Cards, ZAR top-ups, buying foreign currency, sending money, and more.

View our list of frequently asked questions.