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.
Can I receive recurring payments?
Payfast supports recurring billing by enabling merchants to offer either subscriptions or ad-hoc payments through tokenization. The subscription model supports membership or retainer style business models that provide stable and predictable income. ...
How do I refund a payment?
The Payfast Merchant Refund feature allows you to refund your customers payment directly via your Payfast Dashboard. To refund your customer's credit card payment, do the following: 1. Log in to your Payfast account. 2. Navigate to Transactions > ...
How do I set my logo to appear on the PayFast payments page?
You can control some of the branding on the PayFast payments page, i.e. the page where your customers enter or see the transactional information. Specifically, you can display your registered name, trading name, site URL and logo. New 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 ...
How do I edit the auto-enable payment methods feature?
As new payment methods become available, they will automatically be activated on your merchant account if you are eligible. With this feature, your buyers will be able to pay you with up-to-date payment options. You can toggle this auto-enable ...