• What you need to know

    • You will benefit from free eStatements and internet banking services
    • A minimum opening balance of USD2000 (or equivalent) is required
    • Foreign Currency Accounts are non-interest-bearing accounts
    • Available in Euro, Pound Sterling and US Dollar. For more information on other available currencies, please call our 24/7 Service Centre on +230 402 1000 or visit an Absa branch.
  • What to bring to the branch

    Visit your nearest branch with the following documents:


    Proof of identity

    • National identity card, or
    • Passport, or 
    • Driver's license

    Proof of address

    • Utility bill in your name not older than 3 months at time of application
    • Birth certificate or marriage certificate if relationship needs to be established

    All documents are required in their original form. The list of required documents mentioned above is indicative only. The bank may at any time request additional documents or information to process your application(s).

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