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 account.
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 ...
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 the credit card option not shown?
To receive credit card payments through PayFast you will need to first verify your account. Click here for more information on how to verify your account. There is also default minimum and maximum amounts for credit card payments set on your account, ...
Is there a credit card limit? How do I increase it?
Yes, there is a per transaction limit on your PayFast account of R25,000 for credit card payments. You can view what your credit card limit is on your PayFast Dashboard by doing the following: Log in to your PayFast account. Navigate to Settings > ...
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 ...