How safe are my details (e.g. bank details) which I provide to PayFast?
In short, very safe!
Security is one of our top priorities and one of the areas where we feel a lot of merchants and existing payment processors are lacking.
We make every effort to ensure the security of your details provided to us, and will continue to increase the security of the service we offer through the effective use of technology.
With regards to bank details specifically, you are not required to give us your banking details unless you need to receive a payout. Most users who pay for things online will probably never need to furnish their bank details, it's really only the receivers of money (Premier and Business account holders) who will need to do this.
How can I add bank details to my buyer account?
In order to withdraw a positive balance from your buyer account, you will need to log in to your PayFast account, add bank details and then request a payout. This article will guide you through the process. You are able to log in If you are able to ...
Where do I find my proof of payment?
The explanation below relates to our Instant EFT payment method. In some cases, we may ask for proof of payment for an internet banking payment. This could be for a number of reasons, but more often than not, it’s to ensure your payment is a speedy ...
Why does my payment say I have an unaccepted notice on my bank account?
If you are encountering the following error regarding clearing a notice when trying to log in to your Nedbank Online Banking, there is a simple 3-step solution below to help you resolve this issue so that you can make your payment. 1. On your ...
How do I put money in my PayFast wallet?
You cannot add funds to your PayFast wallet in order to pay for purchases online. When you go to a merchant's site (ecommerce shop) which uses PayFast, simply choose to pay via PayFast then follow the on-screen instructions when you are redirected ...
How secure is it paying with Instant EFT by PayFast?
Instant EFT by PayFast is a fast, convenient, secure and easy way to do an electronic funds transfer (EFT) to pay online. As the name suggests, any payments made via Instant EFT are instant, with immediate verification and notification of payments. ...