Why am I getting 'The merchant cannot accept these kinds of payments at the moment' as an error?

Why am I getting 'The merchant cannot accept these kinds of payments at the moment' as an error?

This error would occur if tokenization has not been enabled on your PayFast Dashboard. 

To enable these types of recurring payments, do the following:

  1. Navigate to Settings > Developer Settings.

  1. Ensure that a Security Passphrase is set on your account. If this field is blank, please enter a passphrase and click Save.

  1. Navigate to Settings > Recurring Billing and toggle  Enable Tokenization to Enabled so that the setting is active.

For more information on tokenization, refer to our
 Tokenisation feature page.  

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