Optimum Current Account

Your bank account application

Basic personal information

Contact details

Identification details

Are you a South African resident?


Marital information

Do you have foreign citizenship tax obligation(s)?

Do you have multiple nationalities?

US citizen?

Do you have multiple citizenship?

Due to legislative requirements we are currently unable to accept online applications for non-residents. Please visit your nearest branch to apply. Apologies for the inconvenience!. Return to homepage

Unfortunately you do not meet the age criteria for this product. Please visit our website to see our full range of products tailored to suit your needs. Return to accounts page

Legal information

Declaration and confirmation


I am aware of the comparable products that relate to the product that I have chosen.

I have read and understood the contents of the product(s) offered and that it meets my financial needs and objectives.

I have been provided with the pricing and product matrix/brochure(s). Product-related costs have been explained and I have been made fully aware of the related features, benefits and terms and conditions for the product(s). 

I have been advised and made aware of other product(s) comparative to the one I chose.

The information provided by myself is true and accurate. 

There's some fine print

I provide my express consent to Nedbank to process my personal information as defined in legislation, including fingerprints, biometric personal identification details, photographs and identity verification in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act of 2001, for purposes of providing financial services and preventing fraud and money laundering, and to send my personal information to third parties in order to provide a service to me, and also to send such information to foreign countries, when necessary, by electronic or other means for processing. I understand such countries may not have specific data privacy laws.

Do you understand and accept the abovementioned terms?

Please note that you cannot continue if you have not accept the terms and conditions. Return to homepage

Financial information

Employment details

Income details

Address details

Residential address

South African or foreign address?

Postal address

Customise your account

Maintain your investment

Enjoy significant fee reductions on your Optimum account if you maintain a balance of R10 000 in any one of our Nedbank investment accounts.

Do you have a Nedbank investment account with a balance of R10 000 or more?

Would you like to open an investment account so that you can benefit from fee reductions? (Please note that a balance of R10 000 should be maintained to benefit from this).

Investment term: 24 hours notice on clear funds
Investment term: 32 days notice on clear funds
Investment term: Fixed for 36 months

Preferred branch

At which branch would you like to sign your documentation?

Interest payment

Capital payment