About Professional Banking


How to qualify

  • You are between 18 and 30 years of age
  • You have successfully graduated with a professional degree
  • If you are in your final year of study, permanently employed or training to become a professional
  • Qualifications in the following fields are recognised;
  • Medical
  • Lawyers, Attorneys & Advocates
  • Chartered Accountancy
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Selective degrees in IT, Finance, Aviation and Arts & Culture

More information on qualifications

Features and benefit

For your Financial Needs

  • Sophisticated Black Cards
  • Preferential lending rates of Prime less 0.25% on vehicle and asset finance and credit card when you apply through your Banker
  • Investing in local and international markets: Online Share Trading (seed capital of R1000*) and Tax Free Investment Account
  • Access to our financial advisors to assess your current and future financial goals
  • Access to personal finance: Home Loans, Personal Loans, Overdraft etc
  • Standard Bank Insurance Brokers can manage your individual, vehicle and household insurance needs
  • Access to finance for your entrepreneurial/business needs

For your lifestyle

  • Collect UCount Rewards Points every time you swipe your Standard Bank Cheque or Credit Card
  • Discounted flights and other tailored offers through the UCount Rewards Online Mall
  • Travel offers with visa advice, forex delivery and travel insurance
  • Access to Standard Bank Café Blue and Connection Hub at the OR Tambo International Airport
  • 12 FREE domestic Bidvest Premier Lounge visits per year with your Professional Credit Card
  • Access to offers on the Mastercard Buy 1 Get 1 app: Unlimited redemption offers when downloading the Mastercard app

What it costs

How to contact us/How to apply?

What you'll need

  • Your South African ID
  • Proof of home address (less than 3 months old)
  • Valid passport and work or study permit (for non-SA citizens)