For a student, every little bit of money matters. Fortunately, as a student you qualify for an Ignition Account, which means no monthly maintenance fees and lots of discounts and services.

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What you can expect
  • What you get

    • Cash back at point-of-sale (you can withdraw cash within a Shoprite or Pick 'n Pay store, after a transaction, at no cost)
    • Swipe for your goods at no extra cost
    • Free ATM cash deposits
    • CashSend
    • Specials and discounts on products and services from our various Absa alliance partners
  • What you need to know

    • You must be a student (between the age of 18 and 24 years)
    • No minimum operating balance required
  • What to bring when you apply

    • National ID or passport if you are not Zambian
    • Student ID
    • Letter from your learning institution
    • Residential address confirmation
    • Postal address confirmation (if any)

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