Getting started

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Sign up

To start accepting Instant EFT payments, you need to register and verify a PayFast account. Just upload or email a few required documents during the registration process and we’ll verify your account within 24 hours.




The most popular way to get paid is to use a shopping cart system on your website that integrates with PayFast. There are over 80 shopping carts that integrate with PayFast. If you already have a website that was built by a developer then custom integration may be needed.



Enable additional payment methods


Payment methods are easily managed on your PayFast dashboard – you can change these settings at any time, if you change your mind. More payment methods, means more options for your customers so we recommend adding all payment options to your account.


Get Paid

When a customer pays you using PayFast, the funds will reflect in your PayFast account. From there you can request a payout. This transfers the funds from your PayFast account to the South African bank account you linked to your profile during registration.