How do I create a subscription using a Payment Request?

How do I create a subscription using a Payment Request?

New PayFast Dashboard 

To create a subscription using a Payment Request, do the following:

  1. Log in to your PayFast account.
  2. Navigate to Payment Request > Send Payment Request.
  3. Under “What service type is the payment request for?” select Subscription.
  4. Enter the recipient's email address and name.
  5. Enter the Amount (the amount that will be debited for the first payment).
  6. Enter the Recurring Amount (the recurring amount that will be debited).
  7. Select the Frequency (How often the customer will be billed, options are monthly, quarterly, biannually and annually).
  8. Enter the Number of Payments or click the infinite box if applicable.  
  9. Enter the remaining fields as necessary, including the Subscription name, and click Send Payment Request. Your customer will receive an email with a Pay Now link to make the initial payment with their card.

Legacy PayFast Dashboard 

To create a subscription using a Payment Request, do the following:
  1. Log in to your PayFast account.
  2. From your PayFast Dashboard, click Generate next to Request Money.
  3. Enter your customer's email address, the amount of the subscription, and select Subscription as the type.
  4. Set the initial amount (the amount that will be debited for the first payment).
  5. Set the recurring amount (the recurring amount that will be debited).
  6. Set the subscription cycles (the number of times that the subscription will run).
  7. Set the frequency of how often the client will be billed (monthly, quarterly, biannually, annually).
  8. Enter the remaining fields as necessary and click Send. Your customer will receive an email with a 'Pay Now' link to make the initial payment with their card.



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