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 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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...