How to open a Capitec Bank account for my child

You can open a Capitec Bank account for children under 16. You can also open a tax-free savings account at the nearest Capitec Bank branch.

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To open Capitec Bank accounts for your kids, please bring the following to your favourite branch:
• Your kids with their ID documents if 16 years or older
• Your kids birth certificate if younger than 16
• Declaration form completed by the parent/
legal guardian
• Parent/legal guardian’s proof of residence
document
• Proof of relationship to minor
Extra info about identity documents needed
for minors:
• Abridged birth certificate
Biological mother’s ID number, names and
surname in her ID book/card must be the same as
on the abridged birth certificate
• Unabridged birth certificate
Biological mother/father’s ID number, names and
surname in their ID book/card must be the same
as on the unabridged birth certificate
• Court order/Guardian appointment letter
from Master of the High Court/Letter of
appointment as curator
ID number, names and surname of legal guardian/
curator must be the same as on the court order/
guardian appointment letter from the Master of
the High Court/letter of appointment as curator