Capitec credit card

Get a Capitec credit card with a limit of up to R250 000 from prime! Use it for secure online shopping, scan to pay from our app or tap to pay & go, for just R40 per month.

Credit card benefits

  • Access to all your accounts
  • Earn 2.25% per year on a positive balance
  • Up to 55 days interest-free period
  • Personalised credit based on your profile and affordability
  • Credit limit of up to R250 000
  • Pay a personalised interest rate from 7.00% per year
  • Secure online purchases
  • Do cashless payments (zero fees worldwide at Mastercard®
    card machines, online and for telephone and mail orders
  • Scan to pay from our app
  • Tap to pay using your credit card
  • Manage your credit card on our app

Download our full credit flyer here​

Credit insurance

Credit insurance is available if you don’t have your own.

Travel insurance

Free basic travel insurance is a convenient credit card benefit for when you travel abroad.

Use our app to manage your card

  • Update your daily card limits for withdrawals and card purchases
  • Transfer your outstanding balance from the straight to budget payment option
  • View your credit limits and transaction history
  • Create, view and settle your budget balance

How to apply

Visit a Capitec Bank branch with these documents

  • Original identification document (must be 18 years or older). If you are married and your surname is no longer the same as indicated in your identification document, a marriage certificate will be required.
  • Latest salary slip
  • Stamped bank statement showing your latest 3 salary deposits

Tip: To speed up the credit application process, bring along your bank card when you apply for credit at a branch. Capitec uses DebiCheck, which allows you to electronically approve the details of a debit order with your bank before it can be processed to your account. You can use your card and PIN to approve the DebiCheck debit order if your credit application is successful.

Save time and try our online estimate to see what you qualify for before going to a branch.

Rates and fees

  • Initiation fee: R100
  • Monthly fee: R40
  • Interest rate: 7.00% – 17.50% (based on your credit profile)

Download our free Good for Credit booklet. It’s full of handy information about credit. We’ll help you work out how much credit you can afford, what interest, fees and charges you can expect, how to compare and get the best offer, and what to do if you’re struggling with your debt.


The minimum salary requirement for a credit card application is R5 000.

  • Interest-free – pay your full outstanding balance before the next credit card installment due date
  • Up to 55 days to pay for purchases, interest-free
  • Minimum monthly payment of 5% on your outstanding balance

Cover against losses

Chargeback protection

Chargeback protection covers you in certain instances for purchases made with your credit card. It only applies in cases where the dispute could not be resolved between you and the merchant.

You may be protected in the following cases:

  • The company you purchased from went into liquidation
  • The goods were not as described or were defective
  • The goods were not received as promised
  • A processing error by the bank occurred
  • You were charged multiple times or for the incorrect amount
  • You were the victim of fraud and did not authorise the purchase.

Lost card protection

  • You have access to free lost card protection which protects you against loss caused by fraudulent use before reporting the card as lost or stolen
  • It does not cover transactions where you were negligent or in which your PIN was used, it is therefore important to keep your PIN safe
  • You must report the card as lost or stolen immediately after detecting that your card is missing