How to apply for credit

At Lewis Stores, we offer you two easy ways to apply for credit, so you can start shopping today.

1. You can apply at a store
  • Come into any of our stores.
  • Bring your ID book.
  • Bring your three most recent salary slips OR three months' bank statements.
  • There are no application forms for you to fill in, we will fill it in for you.
2. You can apply right now, online

Just fill in the form below and press submit. It will just take a few minutes to complete and we'll get back to you.

Type the above number:

3. You can apply by SMS

SMS 43114 with your:

Example: 6507986543211/Mpha/Makoena/7500

Standard SMS rates apply. Subject to in-store verification. For enquries, call 0800 228 444 toll free.

Please read before submitting your application: The National Credit Act requires that we get your permission to obtain your credit records and to check your financial and credit history through The Credit Bureaux . Please note that the application form below includes permission for Lewis Stores to perform a credit check and obtain your financial and credit history.

The national credit act

The National Credit Act was put in place to protect you when you purchase something on credit and to help ensure that your rights are protected. Lewis Stores respects your rights and is registered as a credit provider with the National Credit Regulator.

In terms of the Act you can expect the following from Lewis Stores:

The Act gives you, the consumer, the following rights:

Contact the National Credit Regulator for more information on their call centre number: 0860 NCR NCR (0860 627 627)

Website: www.ncr.org.za