How do I register for Capitec cellphone banking without going to the bank?

Isaac More

Staff member
Switching to Capitec has never been more easy, fast, and secure – and you don't even have to visit a branch to do it. Simply download our app, take a few selfies, enter your SA ID number, and have your card delivered.
Easy steps to open an account with a selfie

Step 1
: Download the Capitec app from your Android, Huawei, or iOS app store

Step 2: Enter your SA ID number

Step 3: Take a couple of selfies

Step 4: Enter your personal details

That’s it!

It's great to hear that Capitec is making the process of switching to their services easy and convenient. Using a mobile app to open a bank account or switch to Capitec is becoming increasingly common in the banking industry. Here are some key points to consider:

  1. Download the App: Make sure to download the Capitec mobile app from your device's app store.
  2. Selfies and ID Number: Follow the app's instructions for taking a few selfies and entering your South African ID number. This process is often used for identity verification.
  3. Card Delivery: Capitec seems to offer card delivery as part of their service. Ensure you understand any associated costs, delivery times, and terms and conditions.
  4. Security: Be vigilant about the security of your personal and financial information. Make sure you're using the official Capitec app and that your connection is secure.
  5. Terms and Conditions: Read through the terms and conditions of the account you're opening or switching to. Understand the fees, features, and benefits associated with it.
  6. Customer Support: If you have any questions or encounter issues during the process, don't hesitate to contact Capitec's customer support for assistance.
Remember to research and compare the offerings of different banks to ensure you choose the one that best suits your financial needs.