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ABSA Bank Information

ABSA Bank Information

We’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focussed on adding value. To this end we offer all our clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where we operate.

We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and determined to always be brave, passionate and ready so that we can make Africa proud.


Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42 000 employees.

Our group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa (Absa Bank), Tanzania (Barclays Bank in Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

What is our purpose?

To bring your possibility to life

At Absa Group we believe in possibility, in the actions of people who always find a way to get things done. We believe in creating opportunities for our customers to make their possibilities real and supporting them every step of the way. Our group is a future-focused organisation, driven by progress and our desire to thrive in the digital age.

How we get things done

We are brave

Bravery is at the heart of humanity’s greatest accomplishments, which is why it’s part of our identity. We’re brave enough to embrace change, to set big goals, to be a bank that makes Africa proud. We take accountability and hold each other to higher standards. Because we know that bravery is how we, and our customers, will achieve the extraordinary.



We are passionate

Through our passion, we are able to build a strong culture that puts people at the heart of everything we do and values people as individuals. We are committed to helping people achieve their potential. It’s the difference between ticking boxes and exceeding expectations, and it’s the reason we’re able to go further for our people, our customers, and for Africa.

We are ready

We’re prepared for the unexpected. We’re ready to grow beyond banking and to ensure that we are future fit. We collaborate, working together to create solutions for people that transcend banking and to compete strongly in our markets.

We are dedicated to service excellence, bringing our best selves to work, every day.

Bank Operating Hours

The times below are the minimum operating hours but certain branches may be open longer, if you would like to find out about a specific branch you can get their contact details using the branch locator.

Monday – Friday8.30am –3.30pm8am – 5pm9am – 3.30pm8.30am- 5pm9am -3.30pm
Saturday8am – 11am8am – 1pm8.30am- 11am8.30am- 12pm8.30 – 11am
SundayClosed9am – 1pmClosedOnly some branches are openSome branches are open on Sundays from 9am – 1pm
Some Absa branches have extended trading hours during month end and on weekends Please note that some branches open at 8:30am on mid-month Wednesdays due to training, also branches in malls follow mall trading hours.Branch opens 30 minutes earlier if the last day of the month falls on a weekday. Branches that offer extended hours are open until 5pm.