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Make a difference with #GivingTuesdaySA

The end of the year is fast approaching as we head towards the season of cheer and goodwill. And what better way to kick off the charitable season than with Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday, which takes place on 27 November 2018, follows hot on the heels of Black Friday with a mission to change the […]

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Masterpass now accepts Zapper payments

Masterpass by Mastercard is leading the scan-to-pay movement by positioning themselves as the one-stop organizer for QR codes in South Africa. This follows Mastercard’s recent announcement of interoperability agreements between Zapper and SnapScan. The good news is that merchants who have the Masterpass payment option enabled on their PayFast account are now able to accept […]

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PayFast Sponsors Ecommerce Conference at Leaderex 2018

At PayFast we like to mingle and get real with the people behind the Merchant IDs. That’s why you’ll find us at numerous events across the country. This year we’re excited to have partnered with Leaderex, SA’s largest gathering of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs, to bring you the latest in ecommerce at the PayFast […]

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Instant EFT by PayFast gets a Refresh

We’re pleased to announce we’ve refreshed and streamlined our Instant EFT payment method. Now, your customers will experience a more flexible and efficient payment process. Let’s get to the biggest news, Instant EFT by PayFast now supports payments from Capitec Bank and Investec (in addition to existing banks – FNB, ABSA, Nedbank, and Standard Bank). […]

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5 Tips to Prepare for Black Friday Cyber Monday 2017

It’s November and that means Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) is looming (taking place on 24th and 27th of November). Now, we all know there will be CHAOS from customers both in-store and online but let’s try to avoid the frenzy among business owners by doing one thing – prepare. Here is what we know […]

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A Decade of PayFast Partnerships

The Beginning It was the year 2007. Steve Jobs unveiled the very first iPhone, which not only revolutionized the telecommunications industry but the entire digital landscape. People around the world of all shapes, sizes (and even ages) devoured the teen vampire trilogy Twilight, and the word “selfie” was still years away from making its way […]

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New Shopify Integration- Installation Steps

Our new integration for Shopify is now available for all merchants. The new integration is more secure and follows Shopify’s new integration requirements. The checkout process for buyers is the same and nothing changes for either party. The old integration may still be used but Shopify doesn’t allow any updates any more. The update is quick and easy […]

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PWC Vision to Reality Awards 2015

We’re proud to announce that we have been voted as one of the top three finalists in the 2015/16 PWC Vision to Reality awards programme. The Vision to Reality awards programme celebrates emerging companies with tech-enabled solutions spanning across all industries. The programme aims to encourage companies with the best high-growth potential to become market […]

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Introducing easy eCommerce with Webafrica

At PayFast we strive to encourage and be part of eCommerce growth within South Africa and it is always a great advantage when we can partner with local companies who share the same vision to help accomplish that. One of the key factors in achieving this is by simplifying the entire setup process to enable […]

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We’ve Teamed Up With Quicket!

  We’re proud to announce that we have partnered with Quicket to make receiving payment for your ticketing events even easier than before! Quicket is a ticketing system that allows you to host and sell tickets for your event without having to create a website. By using PayFast as your payment gateway with Quicket you […]

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