Suspicious emails and text messages (phishing scams)
Phishing scams happen when a fraudster contacts you, claiming to be a representative of PayFast or you receive fake "automated" system messages which appear as if they were sent by our system. The goal is to trick you into believing that a payment ...
How secure is it paying with Instant EFT by PayFast?
Instant EFT by PayFast is a fast, convenient, secure and easy way to do an electronic funds transfer (EFT) to pay online. As the name suggests, any payments made via Instant EFT are instant, with immediate verification and notification of payments. ...
Can I make a payment with Capitec?
Yes, Instant EFT by PayFast supports Capitec Bank as well as Investec, African Bank TymeBank and Bidvest. You can also make use of your Global One card from Capitec to make payments via the credit card option when you checkout. In the unlikely event ...
How do I make an Instant EFT payment?
To make an automated Instant EFT payment do the following: When you are ready to checkout, you will be redirected to PayFast’s secure payments page. Click the Instant EFT payment method. Once Instant EFT has been selected, you will be prompted to ...
Can I receive payments in USD, EUR, GBP etc.?
By law, we are only allowed to accept payments denominated in ZAR. This is a South African Reserve Bank regulation which applies to all South African companies. You can quote your prices in whatever currency you wish on your website, but in the end ...