Verify your account

Verify your account

In order to accept payments through PayFast, your Company, Sole Trader or Non-Profit account needs to be verified. To do this you'll simply need to submit FICA documents such as proof of identity, address and bank account. You do not have to submit original documents, scanned copies are fine.

You can submit these documents on your PayFast Dashboard by navigating to Account > Verification Documents. Upload the required documents for your account type and click Submit Documents.

Alternatively, you can email your documents to

Once your account has been verified, you'll receive a confirmation email of your verification status.
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