The Absa bank is owned by the Absa Group. Majority of banks offices are located in Kenya, Ghana, Botswana, Mauritius, Tanzania, the Seychelles, South Africa, Mozambique (Absa and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda, and Zambia are owned by the Absa Group.

They additionally have offices in Namibia, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In addition, the company operates insurance businesses in Zambia, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, and South Africa.

Are you a Ghanaian living abroad and looking for one of the best banks to open an account with? Your long search is finally over. This article is here to assist you on every detail you will desire to know about ABSA and also how to open an account.

Relax and take your time to read through this article. Enjoy yourself!


Requirements to Open ABSA Account

To open an account with ABSA you have to visit the nearest branch with the following documents.

  • A valid National ID Card or passport for non-Ghanaians
  • A proof of residence
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • Completed application form

Opening a new account with ABSA can be within 72 hours. The bank gives you access to their 24/7 call center for all your banking needs.


How to open an ABSA account from abroad

ABSA has make it very easy even for Ghanaians living abroad who wish to open an account with them. All you have to do is follow the steps below and voila! Your ABSA account is ready.

    • Download the application form online (http://absa.com.gh)
    • Fill in all the required information and sign where necessary
    • Email  the filled form with all required documents at [email protected]

*NB: No insurance applies if you are living abroad.


Loans Available at ABSA

Just like any other banks, ABSA has a list of loan services available to their  customers.

  • ABSA Direct Personal Loan
  • Employee Salary Overdraft
  • School Plan loan
  • Home loan
  • Scheme loan


Read also: National Investment Bank

List of Access Bank Loans


Source: http://loansinghana.com

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