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Account Types

PayFast offers three different account types to suit your business needs.

Business

Grow your business

A Business account is designed for businesses who need to accept money on a very regular basis. This account can use any payment method and the full range of integration methods and features.

Intended for: eCommerce sites, large online traders, businesses accepting large sums of money online, etc.

Individual

Reach more customers

An Individual account is intended for use by individuals (traders, sole proprietors, etc.) who need to accept money from customers and is able to accept credit card payments. This account can use any payment method and the full range of integration methods and features.

Intended for: Online traders, market stall owners, shops with or without an ecommerce site wanting to accept payments online, etc.

Cause

Raise funds online

A Cause account is for registered NPOs (Non Profit Organisations) to aid them in fundraising by accepting donations online. This account comes with reduced fees as well as a cause page hosted by PayFast.

Intended for: Registered NPOs who wish to expand their fundraising capability.