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Professional Banking account offers a wide variety of benefits that match your ambition.
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You are the dream chasers, the outliers, the high-flyers. You fight against the odds, it’s not going above and beyond, it’s what you do. It is not enough to get the job

done, you get the job done right. You make money move. You do whatever it takes to get to your Next.


At Standard Bank we understand that you are more than just your job title, the corner office or reaching the target. The world is at your fingertips, you take every

opportunity to create your own road. You work hard so you can play hard because you deserve it. You are your Next.


Professional Banking account offers a wide variety of benefits that match your ambition.







 Exclusive to your Next


Enjoy a wide variety of benefits such as exclusivity on travel packages and complimentary access to the premium Standard Bank Café Blue, so you start relaxing

well before your holiday starts.


  • Get 12 free Domestic Bidvest lounge* visits annually with your Professionals Credit Card
  • Gain access to our Café Blue lounge at O.R. Tambo International with your Professionals Cheque or Credit Card
  •  Enjoy incredible local & international travel packages, flights, car hire & much more on the UCount Rewards Travel Mall*
  • Sophisticated black Professional Cheque and Credit card.
  • Access exclusive offers on the Mastercard Buy 1 Get 1 app* when downloading the MasterCard App
  • Collect UCount Rewards Points* when shopping with your Professionals Cheque or Credit Card








Your Next has a name


Professional Banking customers also receive a tailored banking experience with specialised solutions and advice for you.


  • Your Private Banker together with a team of advisors and specialists will construct specialized solutions and advise for you
  • 24/7 support through a team of bankers via E-mail, Private Banking Line, WeChat or Facebook Messenger @StandardBank Instant Messaging








Let your money hustle for you


You work as hard as you do to build a portfolio of wealth, and you should therefore protect it. From car and home insurance, trusts and wills, our Wealth Advisory

specialists are here to ensure that you and your assets are taken care of.


  • Gain access to our specialist team of financial advisors who assess your financial position and your future goals
  • Make smart decisions for your portfolio with expert advice and access OnLine Share Trading for Professional Banking with a seed capital of R1000* to start with
  • Building a portfolio of wealth from Car; Home and Life insurance, our Insurance and Wealth Advisory Specialists will ensure that you and your assets are taken care of expertly and professionally build a portfolio.








When your Next is bigger than your now


Whether it be buying your first home, paying for your first trip abroad, starting your own practice or refurnishing Mama’s house to thank her for all she has done

for you. We offer tailored solutions for you, the tailored professional.



  • Get a guaranteed preferential rate of prime less 0.25%* on your Professional Black Credit Card and Vehicle finance
  • Get access to our Diners Club Card aiming to deliver bespoke offerings for your unique  Travel, Lifestyle & Entertainment needs*
  • Get your Home loan approved with us*
  • Personal Loans at personalized interest rates*
  • Finance available for starting, managing or growing your own business



Apply for a Professional Banking Cheque and Credit card


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what is the qualifying criteria for the pofessional cheque card ? for instance what is the minmum balance one should have on the card?

Community Coordinator

Hello @Marco45t


Please see below qualifying criteria: 


  • Your South African ID  copy (or passport, or work or study permit, if not an SA citizen)*
  • Proof of residence not older than 3 months.
  • Professional degree, or latest results if you're in your final year of study.


You can also follow the link for more information on this:


Let me know should you require further assistance on this.




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Hi, can I please have the list of your professional degrees. 

Community Coordinator

Hi  Ngoakoana,


Please the list below:


  • Medical
  • Accountancy
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • IT
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Hi the -0.25 interest rate below prime benefit does it count for personal loans aswell?

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Hi the Finance available for starting, managing or growing your own business, can you please elaborate a bit more about this benefit?

Community Coordinator

Hello Charl777,



Please send your query and contact details to [email protected] .One of our consultants will be able to assist you with your query. 

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HI, I am looking at changing to the professional account.

I went into a branch and was told I have to already be qualified to open the account, however on the website it states that if one is in final year you just need the most recent statement of results to apply.

I am currently in 3rd year studying Computer science.

Can i apply whilst in final year or do I need to apply once qualified?

Thanks Vaughan