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LifeStart Student Loan

You study, we support

This loan serves to finance the cost of your studies at a recognised tertiary institution.

Why you need this

Providing finance to cover the costs

The LifeStart Student Loan helps you to complete your studies by providing finance to cover the costs. During the course of your studies, the parent, guardian or sponsor only pay interest if the main account holder banks with FNB Namibia. After you have graduated, capital is repaid 60 months.


What you need

Getting it together

All registered students, studying towards internationally recognised degrees or post-graduate degrees or diplomas, may apply for the LifeStart Student Loan. There is no age restriction for student loans and both full-time and part-time students can apply.

To apply make sure that you have the following

  • Parents/legal guardian/sponsor need(s) to apply for all loans (an adult who undertakes to repay the debt
  • You provide proof of acceptance by the tertiary institution where you are going to study.
  • Parent/legal guardian/sponsor need(s) to take out mortality risk cover

Borrowing amounts

Know what amounts you qualify for

Year Interest rate
1 Prime
2 Prime less 1%
3 Prime less 2%
4 Prime less 2%
5 Prime less 2%
6 Prime less 2%

Please note: To qualify for the reduced rate above, the student needs to have an account with FNB, such as the LifeStart Account.

Getting it made easy

LifeStart Student Loan

Qualifying criteria

Full time and part time students registered at recognised institutions of higher learning

Parent/legal guardian/sponsor must have a clear credit record and afford to repay the loan.

How to get it

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