• What you get

    Benefits of this account
    • No minimum operating balance required
    • Free digital banking services
    • Monthly debit card maintenance fee of GHS5.00
    • ​Earn interest on account balance
    • ​Free International debit card issuance
    • ​Up to 40% discount on debit card at alliance partner outlets
    • ​Access to ReadytoWork guidance (job placement trainings)
  • Documents required

    What you need to apply
    • Ghana Card (front and back)
    • Proof as a student
      • Student ID card OR
      • Admission letter (applicable to only level 100 students) OR
      • Introduction letter from school
    • Proof of residence (residents)
      • Official letter or document from the school indicating the hall assigned the student, e.g. admission letter or hall allocation document
      • Receipt of payment for accommodation. The receipt should contain the full name of the student and name of the hall/house the student is paying for.
      • An introduction letter indicating the hall of residence/dormitory/house from the head of institution/representative (e.g. dean of student or the registrar or head of department for tertiary institutions and headmaster or designated official for SHS student)
      • Introduction letter from an existing Absa customer who knows the student (appendix A)
    • Proof of residence (non-residents)
      • Receipt of payment for hostel accommodation and GPS details with a GPS printout confirming the location. The receipt should contain the full name of the student and name and address of the hostel/house the student is paying for
      • Introduction letter from an existing Absa Customer who knows the student (appendix A)
  • Apply online

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