Can I set up a tokenization payment agreement without charging the customer?
Yes, the initial amount on an ad hoc agreement can be set to zero. This will create the token that will then be used for charging future payments.
Because some banks don't support zero amount authorisations, the buyer may be charged a nominal amount of between R1-R5. These funds are then returned to the buyer.
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 ...
How do I set my logo to appear on the PayFast payments page?
You can control some of the branding on the PayFast payments engine: the page where your customers enter or see the transactional information. When customers make payment, you can display your logo or trading name to your buyers. To confirm if you ...
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 split a payment?
Yes, PayFast does support splitting a payment with a third party account with a custom integration. Split Payments is suitable for business models that need to, for example, split out commission, membership, listing or revenue sharing. When a ...
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 ...