Payment Methods


We offer you various payment methods to make online shopping easier.

Our Payment Providers

We have partnerned with South Africa's most safe and secure online payment providers to give you a variety of payment options.

PayFast

Payfast is a leading online payment processing solution in South Africa. We are dedicated to enabling the easy, secure, and instant transfer of money to online merchants.

Ozow

Ozow is one of South Africa’s fastest growing fintechs, changing the finance landscape by creating cashless and contactless payment solutions.

Peach Payments

Peach Payments is a trusted African payment gateway with easy e-commerce integrations and

personalised multi-channel support.

Payflex

Payflex is a payment solution available for online and in-store purchases. We provide your shoppers with a spending plan, paying you upfront but giving them 6 weeks to pay – at 0% interest.

Our Payment Methods

We offer a diverifised range of online payment methods for you to choose from.

Credit & Cheque Cards

Visa and MasterCard credit cards are the most popular and trusted online payment methods around the world.

Debit Cards

Debit cards issued by Maestro and Visa Electron are still popular among many South African shoppers, and can be used to make online purchases through PayFast.

Instant EFT

Instant EFT by Payfast allows online shoppers with access to internet banking to make an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) that gets instantly verified.

Bank Transfer

Our personal payment option for those you do not use or trust online payment methods.

Mobicred

Mobicred is an online account that gives buyers access to credit, which they can use to pay you online through PayFast.

Masterpass

A free digital wallet from Mastercard that enables online shoppers to quickly and securely check out and make online payments.

QR Code Apps

Accept a variety of scan to pay payment methods by displaying a QR code at checkout that your customers can scan with their preferred payment app.

SnapScan

SnapScan is one of South Africa’s first ‘scan to pay’ contactless payment apps that makes it easy and safe to pay and receive payments online.

Zapper

Zapper is a free 'scan to pay' app that makes payment convenient and secure for both online shoppers and merchants.

MoreTyme

MoreTyme is a flexible payment method from TymeBank that allows online shoppers to buy now and pay in full later, literally giving customers more time to pay for their purchases.

Store Cards

RCS Store Cards (including RCS, Game, Cape Union Mart, Makro, Builders and CTM cards) provide customers with the ability to make online purchases through affordable and flexible payment terms.

SCode

SCode is a unique payment platform that allows shoppers to pay for their online purchases in-store at one of more than 6,000 retail outlets across South Africa.

We ensure to protect your data security

Security and Fraud

We have a multitude of automated and manual checks in place to protect you from fraudulent transactions. Our security protocols are as, if not more, robust than South African banks.

Payment Protection

PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant

All your customers' credit card payments are done in our secure environment.

Validation Checks

Payments and card details are automatically checked against large online databases of blacklisted details.

3D Secure

This extra layer of security is used for all online transactions using a credit card.

BIN/IIN Validation

Checks the card-issuing bank locations and merchants can choose to enable/disable payments from certain countries.

Two-Factor Authentication

This extra layer of security is available to restrict access to your PayFast account.

Fraud Reviews

All suspicious transactions are manually reviewed by our support team.

Website Protection

Secure Servers

Our website, payments page and help site are hosted on secure servers, safeguarding against phishing attacks.

Extended Validation SSL

We use Extended Validation SSL with 2048-bit encryption, the highest level encryption available.

GEO IP Tracking

By monitoring where transactions originate from we can look for mismatches with the card’s issuing country.

Web Application Firewall

We utilises WAF technologies to detect and stop malicious activity before it reaches our servers.

ASV Scans

We run weekly network scans to look for new possible vulnerabilities and certify quarterly.

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