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 that your card is not registered for online shopping (almost all are), please contact your nearest Capitec branch to activate it.
Steps to make an Instant EFT payment with Capitec:
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 choose your bank (Capitec) and enter your internet banking credentials.
Next, you will select the bank account from which the payment should be made and click the pay button to generate the Instant EFT payment.
To complete the transaction, you will need to confirm the payment with a one time pin or by approving a mobile authentication message sent from your bank.
A payment notification is sent as soon as the EFT has been verified. This happens instantly, so there is no delay or waiting period between you paying and the merchant receiving the funds.
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 ...
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. ...
Where do I find my proof of payment?
The explanation below relates to our manual Instant EFT payment method. We’ve recently launched a refreshed version of Instant EFT with an automated payment option. Read more about it here. Sometimes you may need to supply us with proof of payment ...
Do I need to send proof of payment to PayFast or the merchant?
No, under normal operation, you don't need to send proof of payment to either of us. PayFast's system confirms that the funds have actually been received so there is normally no need for an email or a fax from the bank as further confirmation. If an ...
Why is my refund reflecting as a pending debit?
Credit and cheque card refunds can take up to 7 and 10 business days, and Instant EFT refunds between 2 and 3 business days, to reflect in your account due to risk checks that are performed by banks. If you bank with FNB then the refund may reflect ...