Private Banking

Grow your wealth with the personal touch and worldwide support of finance specialists

Monthly fee
R 348.03
Monthly income
R58 000

About Private Banking

Private banking offers wealth management services from off-shore banking to property and asset finance consulting. Use your platinum card for day to day transactions, and find convenient online financial services at your finger-tips.

Features and benefits

  • Annual Platinum Visa and Diners Club credit cards fee included
  • Extra benefits and discounted monthly fees for Young Professionals
  • 1GB per month AlwaysOn Wi-Fi for 12 months (R 19 once-off)
  • UCount Rewards for using your card
  • 8 Standard Bank ATM cash withdrawals a month
  • 3 Cash deposits
  • Monthly statements via email
  • Notifications on transactions via MyUpdates
  • Free travel wallet card activation and free automatic travel insurance
  • Access to three exclusive lounges at OR Tambo International Airport
  • Bespoke portfolio management on request by Melville Douglas
  • Discounted rates through our Online Share Trading platform
  • Speak to our financial advisers about trusts, estate planning or insurance
  • Lounge in style at three exclusive lounges at OR Tambo International Airport
  • Free TravelWallet card activation, loading and reloading
  • Free direct delivery of forex in GP, KZN, DBN and PMB
  • Up to 30% off Emirates flights booked via Leisure Desk
  • Up to 10% off Hertz car rentals
  • Free automatic travel insurance when you pay for flights by card

What it costs

  • R 348.03 monthly fee
  • Discounted monthly fee on a secondary card for your partner
  • Pay as you transact only after using your bundled services for the month

See pricing guide

How to apply

  • Apply online
  • Visit your nearest branch

Call our Private Banking line 24/7 on 0860 123 101 for assistance

What you'll need

  • Your ID book or passport for foreign nationals
  • Your last payslip, or proof of income (up to 3 months old)
  • Proof of home address (up to 3 months old)
  • A residency permit (for foreign nationals staying in South Africa)
  • Access a host of lending products, such as Vehicle and Asset Finance, Home Loans and Insurance solutions
  • Comprehensive insurance solutions that protect both your short- and long-term interests
  • Easy day-to-day banking via Internet, cell phone and telephone banking
  • Foreign exchange services, with Direct Delivery of funds within 24 hours in selected areas. Option to sign up for a free ITTA to accelerate forex payments into your account
  • As a Standard Bank Private Banking client you will be invited to exclusive events relating to entrepreneurship, lifestyle, industry and economic trends that can help grow your wealth

Private Banking Signature

  • 24 Complimentary visits per annum to over 500 airport lounges within SA and abroad, through our chosen partner, LoungeKey
  • Access to the MasterCard Airport Concierge which gives you up to 15% discount in Meet and Greet services at various destinations

Signature travel

  • Regularly updated, tailored travel packages based on your travel experience and destination preferences
  • Our dedicated Signature Travel desk is available 24/7 on 0860 826 868 or to assist you with travel bookings, visas, forex and travel insurance


  • Personalised travel planning through collaboration with a travel advisor, ensuring that trips will be tailored to your needs, interests, and budget
  • Exclusive access to some of the finest hotels around the world
  • Exquisite cuisine and breathtaking views from the best tables of fine-dining restaurants
  • Up to 15% discount on Hertz car rental
  • Enhanced protection options to ensure your health and safety while travelling

How to upgrade to Private Banking Signature:

Contact your banker or our Private Banking line on 0860 123 101 or email to upgrade or apply for Private Banking Signature and have your new black World Citizen card delivered to you.

Standard Bank Financial Consultancy

Your financial planner will help you analyse your current wealth situation and assist you in developing an ongoing strategy to create, preserve and generally manage your wealth portfolio. Our planners have access to a range of wealth products and services including trust formation, wills, structured and offshore investments, unit trusts and life assurance. Contact your private banker for details

Online Share Trading

Standard Online Share Trading (OST) is South Africa's largest online broker, offering full access to all JSE products including; equities, preference shares, property stocks, exchange traded funds, currencies, commodities and derivatives (warrants, share instalments, stock and index futures and CFDs). The website includes complimentary economic and company research, consensus forecasts, charting, alerts, stop loss orders, live prices and over 200 educational courses a year. Please visit the OST website for details


Invest in a wide range of sophisticated financial instruments such as CFSs, FX Spot, shares, exchange traded funds and commodities across 26 international exchanges, as well as 16 international indices

Melville Douglas investment management

Melville Douglas offers a bespoke portfolio management solution, customized to suit your investment needs. The business does not sell products or pooled funds but invests in shares, bonds, property and cash to achieve a specific client objective. As a result, its revenue is derived from investment management fees, which enables the portfolio-management team to focus on investment performance. For further details, please visit the Melville Douglas website


Standard Stockbroking is a focused advisory stockbroker, providing expert consultation on portfolio construction, trading ideas and providing financial insights

Your success is our success. Our ultimate goal is to provide you with advice and execution that makes your money grow. Our services include: advisory stockbroking, asset swaps, absolute returns, tailored structures for equities and listed property investment. Please discuss these investment options with your Private Banker

Credit cards from Standard Bank

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