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 I 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. New PayFast Dashboard To restrict/allow credit cards from certain countries, do the ...
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. New PayFast Dashboard You can view what your credit card limit is on your PayFast Dashboard by doing the following: Log in to your PayFast account. ...
Why am I getting a 'Merchant is unable to receive payments from the same account' error?
This error is occurring because you are checking out using the same email address that is associated with your PayFast account. This is due to the fact that the payment engine will not allow you to make payments to yourself. To resolve this error, ...