How do I register for 3D Secure?
Registering for 3D Secure before checkout:
Registering for 3D Secure during checkout:
The links to the various banks to activate 3D Secure are below:
If you do not bank with any of the above banks please refer to the below depending on the brand of your credit card:
Does PayFast use 3D Secure (Verified by Visa / Mastercard SecureCode)?
Yes, we make use of 3D Secure for credit card transactions. PASA has mandated that 3D Secure is implemented on all online credit card transactions (known as CNP or card not present), as of February 28, 2014.
How does 3D Secure work?
To explain how 3D Secure (aka Visa Secure / MasterCard Secure Code / Amex SafeKey) works we will compare a regular, non 3D Secure credit card payment with a 3D Secure credit card payment. Non 3D Secure Payment There are 4 primary parties involved in ...
Is PayFast secure?
Absolutely! And often more so than many other payment methods! PayFast is PCI DSS Level 1 Service Provider (the highest level). PayFast is developed with the same demands on security and performance as web sites used for banking services and share ...
Can debit cards be used on PayFast?
Visa or Mastercard branded cheque cards can be used on PayFast, as well as normal debit cards (Visa Electron and Maestro) using the debit card payment option. However, debit card is a bad term as it means different things in different countries and ...
What does 3D Secure mean?
The term 3D Secure comes from Three Domain Security. This is due to the fact that there are 3 "domains" involved in the 3D Secure process: Issuer Domain, Interoperability Domain and Acquirer Domain. The issuer domain is where the cardholder and ...