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SCode is a unique payment platform that allows shoppers to pay for their online purchases in-store at one of more than 6,000 retail outlets across South Africa.
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Enable in-store payments for your customers’ online purchases

Access online shoppers who prefer paying at a physical retail outlet with cash, credit or cheque card. Activate SCode as a payment option in your PayFast account to allow your customers to pay for their online purchases at one of the participating stores across South Africa.

Participating SCode retailers:
Checkers Shoprite Shoprite Save Checkers Hyper House and Home OK Retail store Sa Post Office
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How SCode works

When the buyer chooses to pay with SCode they will receive a barcoded email or SMS after checkout.


Buyers can either print the email or take their mobile phone with the SMS to any participating retailer to make the payment using cash, debit or credit card.


You will receive a notification from us once the payment has been made and the funds will instantly show in your PayFast account.

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Benefits of SCode

Enables offline payments for online purchases

Customers can pay using cash, debit or credit card

Over 6,000 payment retail outlets across South Africa

Only pay a small all-in-one transaction fee when you make a sale

simple, transparant pricing

Simple, transparent pricing

No setup, monthly or hidden fees. Fees are negotiable based on online sales volumes.

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