Absa personal loans are available for their existing clients, or new clients, who wish to have a loan of between R 3 000 and R 150 000, depending on how much you qualify for and your credit assessment. This is a longer term loan than the short-term Absa Express Loan that you pay off in 6 months or less, the Absa personal loan is paid off in 12 to 84 months.
There are different options available when taking an Absa personal loan. If you take the fixed rate loan, you can pay over a period of 60 months, if you take a variable rate loan which is linked to prime you may qualify to pay over a period of 84 months. You may choose to pay additional sums towards settling your capital amount on the loan without getting penalized.
applying online for a personal loan
Existing Absa customers can easily apply for a loan by looking for the ‘apply’ link on their Absa online banking profile. The process is quite seamless and it’s possible to have your loan available in less than 10 minutes! You will have to be registered for online banking in order to apply online for an Absa personal loan. If you are not a current Absa customer then applying online will take a bit longer, but you may still apply online with Absa, although you will need to give them all your documentation in order for them to see if you qualify for a personal loan with them.
As with all types of loans, you need to apply for as many as possible and then compare which one is more competitive and gives you a better rate.