Why we choose PayFast
PayFast enables you to experience fast and secure online payments with South Africa’s leading payment gateway.
PayFast take the data security of their merchants and their buyers very seriously
PayFast has a multitude of automated and manual checks in place to protect both buyers and sellers from fraudulent transactions. Online retail has a fraud rate between 1 and 2% of all transactions. Through effective controls, PayFast’s is currently below 0.1% and still going down.
How do PayFast keep your business secure
PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant
All your customers’ credit card payments are done in PayFast’s secure environment.
PayFast’s website, payments page, and help site are hosted on secure servers, safeguarding against phishing attacks.
This extra layer of security is used for all online transactions using a credit card.
GEO IP Tracking
By monitoring where transactions originate from PayFast can look for mismatches with the card’s issuing country.
Checks the card-issuing bank locations and merchants can choose to enable/disable payments from certain countries.
All suspicious transactions are manually reviewed by PayFast’s support team.
We support all these payment methods.
Credit & Cheque Cards
Credit and cheque cards issued by Visa and Mastercard are the most popular and trusted online payment methods around the world. Including South Africa.
Debit cards issued by Maestro and Visa Electron are still popular among many South African shoppers, and can be used to make online purchases through Payfast.