Can I receive money from international buyers?
Yes, you can receive payments from international countries via Credit and Cheque cards and Masterpass.
In order to receive payments by credit card, you will need to verify your account. Once you have verified your account you will be able to activate credit card payments on your PayFast dashboard under the Settings tab.
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 does 3D Secure affect international card holders?
In order to fully answer this question, context about 3D Secure in the world needs to be explained. Worldwide standard 3D Secure is not unique to South Africa and is a system in use throughout the world as per Visa and Mastercard guidelines. Visa and ...
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 ...
Why is my account “not able to receive payments”?
This could be due to your account not being verified, or the required payment method is not active on your account. Should you wish to set up recurring billing, ensure that the relevant recurring billing settings are enabled on your PayFast ...
Can I receive recurring payments?
Yes, PayFast does support recurring billing. PayFast recurring billing allows merchants to create two methods of recurring payments; one is a subscription model, the other is an ad hoc model. The subscription model supports membership or retainer ...