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.
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.
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.
Our online registration process makes it easy for you to sign up for an Individual, Business or Cause account.