Is PayFast PCI Compliant?
Yes, PayFast is PCI DSS Level 1 Service Provider, which is the highest level possible.
What is PCI Compliance?
PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard and is a PASA (Payment Association of South Africa) regulation in South Africa. This means any company accepting credit card payments on their website needs to comply in some way. When you accept card payments on your website, you need to make sure you process cardholder data in a secure environment and this is where PCI compliance comes in.
Luckily, because PayFast is PCI Compliant, you don't have to be, so rest assured all your customer's credit card payments are done in our secure environment.
Read our article here to find out more about what goes into being PCI Compliant.
What is PayFast?
PayFast is an online payment processing service for South African merchants of all sizes. PayFast allows merchants (individuals, businesses and charities) to accept secure payments from online buyers by offering a variety of payment methods, ...
How do I restrict my login to a host name/IP address or country?
For added security it is possible for you to restrict your login to your account to a host name/IP address and country. You can do this by following the steps below. Host name/IP address Log in to you PayFast account. Navigate to the Profile tab and ...
Can I link one PayFast account with more than one website?
Technically you can use the same PayFast account (that is the same PayFast Merchant ID and Key) on multiple websites. However, using the same PayFast account on multiple websites doesn’t cater for a good buyer experience because the same merchant ...
How do I cancel my account?
While we'd be very sad to see you go, we will gladly cancel your account at your request. To do this, please just send an email to email@example.com stating that you wish to cancel your account and the email address for your account (if ...
How do I upgrade my account?
If you have a PayFast account which you can make payments from (but not receive payments), you can change to an Individual or Business account. If you have a PayFast account with which you can accept payments in your personal capacity (Individual ...