Can I receive credit card payments?
Yes, as an Individual, Business or Cause account holder you can receive payments funded by credit card (both local and international).
You will need to verify your account to receive payments funded by credit card.
See the credit cards page for more details.
Why is the credit card option not shown?
To receive credit card payments through PayFast you will need to first verify your account. Click here for more information on how to verify your account. There is also default minimum and maximum amounts for credit card payments set on your account, ...
How does PayFast handle international payments?
You can receive international payments via Visa and Mastercard credit cards. A buyer can use a card that has been issued in any country. The amount will be in ZAR and the credit card provider will conduct the exchange, paying out ZAR to your PayFast ...
How do Io restrict/allow credit cards from certain countries?
One of the easiest ways to secure yourself against online fraud is to limit receiving funds from credit cards issued in the country that your online business serves. You can do this by doing the following: Log in to your PayFast account. Navigate to ...
Is there a credit card limit? How do I increase it?
Yes, there is a per transaction limit on your PayFast account of R25,000 for credit card payments. This limit is visible on the Settings page of your account. This limit can, however, be increased after consultation with us. To increase this limit, ...
How do I refund a payment?
The PayFast Merchant Refund feature allows you to refund your customers credit card and Instant EFT payments directly via the PayFast dashboard. In the future, you’ll be able to also refund your customers via our other supported payment methods. To ...