Since opening its first store in October 1931 in Cape Town, Woolworths has grown to become one of the biggest retail brands in South Africa.

With a Woolworths credit card, you get more than you swipe. As a Woolworths credit card holder, you get rewards in the form of WVouchers.

The budget facility option is available for making larger purchases. In addition to a credit card option, Woolworths offers customers an account option.

Benefits of the Woolworths  Account:

  • You automatically become part of the WRewards programme
  • You get exclusive special lower prices on selected items
  • Access to 24 hour shopping
  • Up to 55 days interest free
  • 24/7 balance check
  • The account is easy to use
  • You choose your payment method

What do you need to qualify?

  • Be at least 18 years or older
  • Have a valid South African ID number
  • Earn at least R2000 per month

How the Woolworths account application works:

You can apply by completing an application form online or by completing an application in store. Customers have an option to create an online Woolworths profile by simply visiting

To create a profile, click on “Register/Log-in” or any of the “My Account” links. Or you could type your card number or your ID number into the “Register with a Woolworths Card” block.

Can you complete a Woolworths SMS Account application?

The Woolworths Financial Services (WFS) mobile app allows you to access your store card information. Using it is also easier. It’s quicker and cheaper compared to telephone support, especially if you need help with general account enquiries.Using the mobile self-service allows you to access your Woolworths Store Account information on your cell phone wherever you are.

While a Woolworths SMS Account application isn’t yet available, the closest thing you can get is a simple online application. It’s convenient and easily accessible. Visit for more information