How To Apply For Ackermans Card via SMS, In-store & Online

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Last Updated on March 20, 2023

How To Apply For Ackermans Card

Ackermans is a popular South African online store offering women, kids, and baby clothes at an affordable price. The online clothes retailer also provides financial solutions that assist clients in achieving their preferred lifestyle. These financial solutions include Lay-by, store credit cards, loans, money transfers, funeral cover, cellphone insurance, personal accident cover, and bill payments. Here is a guide on how to apply for Ackermans card.

How To Apply For Ackermans Card?

Follow the below steps to apply for Ackermans Card

Via SMS:

** Simply SMS your First Name*Surname*RSA ID Number*Gross Monthly Income* to 34413 for shopping CREDIT.

** By providing us with your ID number you give Tenacity permission to access your Credit Bureau information in order to process your application.

** Ts & Cs for the Ackermans Card are applicable and available here.

** NCRCP 1638. R2 per SMS.

** SMS applications valid for SA citizens only.

Via Online:

** Go to the above link , the account screen will be displayed click Next Button

** Tick the check box [I comply with the above requirements and the information I disclose in this application is true and correct.*]

** Tick the check box [I have read, understood and accept the Terms and Conditions of this credit facility of Tenacity Financial Services (PTY) Ltd.*]

In order to apply for an Ackermans Card you must confirm that :
** You are a citizen of South Africa or Namibia.
** You have a valid South African or Namibian ID or passport.
** You are between 18 and 85 years of age.
** You are currently employed and earn R1200 a month, or more.
** You are contactable via cell phone and a work number.

** You have not made an application to a debt counsellor or applied to be placed under administration in the last 60 days.
** You consent that Ackermans and Tenacity may conduct a credit enquiry about you, and confirm your details

** with any credit bureau, credit provider, or third party, and provide your details, including the manner in which you conduct your account, to credit risk management services (including credit bureau) and/or crime prevention agencies.

** You have received consent from your spouse to enter into this credit agreement, if you are married in community of property.

Due to a change in the National Credit Act (NCA), we can no longer process your Ackermans Card application without your last 3 months’ payslips or bank statements. Please fax these documents to 021 928 1112 or email it to confirm AT tenacityinc.co.za. This can be done before or after you complete your application online.

Documents Required For Ackermans Card

The following documents are required to apply for Ackermans Card

In order to ensure the correct disclosure of information, please have the following documentation and/or information available before proceeding with your application:

  • Your valid South African or Namibian ID or passport.
  • Your last 3 months’ payslips or bank statements, confirming gross salary and deductions.
  • Your bond/rent payment value.
  • Your rates/levy payment value.
  • Your policy payment values (life cover, household insurance, funeral cover).
  • Your credit commitment values (vehicle finance, personal loans, store accounts).
  • Your household expenses (groceries, school fees, transport, cell phone).

In Store:

** Visit us in-store to complete an application form and one of our helpful cashiers will process it for you.
** Ts & Cs for the Ackermans Card are applicable and available here.
** In-store applications are valid for South African, Namibian and Botswanian citizens.

Note :
** Due to a change in the National Credit Act (NCA), we can no longer process your Ackermans Card application without your last 3 months’ payslips or bank statements.
** Please fax these documents to 021 928 1112 or email it to confirm AT tenacityinc.co.za.
** This can be done before or after you complete your application online.

In order to ensure the correct disclosure of information, please have the following documentation and/or information available before proceeding with your application :
1. Your valid South African or Namibian ID.
2. Your last 3 months’ payslips or bank statements, confirming gross salary and deductions.
3. With Ackermans, it’s easy and convenient to apply for and buy on credit!

How To Make Ackermans Card Payments?

** Now you can make payments in-store, via debit order, on the Internet or at any Nedbank and Standard Bank branch!

Please note : Botswanian cardholders can only pay in-store.

More convenience – for less :
** Use your card at any Ackermans or any store with the A-Plus sign!

Please note :
** if you are a Botswanian cardholder you can use your card at Ackermans branches in Botswana only.
** Included in your account is a hardship benefit in the event of your death, retrenchment or temporary disability.
** Ts & Cs apply. For more information, call Tenacity on 0860 900 100 or (International) +27 (0) 21 928 1040.
** Receive a detailed monthly statement.

Plus, you can check your account balance or apply for a credit increase on your phone! Here’s how :
** Dial *120*27587# with your card number handy.
** Choose 1) limit increase or 2) balance enquiry.
** Alternatively, SMS your card number to 45090 and you’ll get an immediate response with your available credit, credit limit, balance and total payment due.
** Cellular rates apply.

Please note :
** This service is only available to SA customers.


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