How to register with Payfast

Registration is quick and easy

Visit the following link and follow the registration process:

It is important to register a Merchant account for integration purposes.  If you have a personal account, contact Payfast to upgrade your account.

Remember to choose the payment options you prefer under Payment Methods ... Credit and cheque cards, Instant Eft etc.

Verification will take approximately 8 business hours.

Send us the following information and we will complete the integration process on your Store:

Merchant ID
Merchant Key
Secure passphrase if applicable

The above information is not the same as the login details.

If you need any help with your Payfast account, email

In order to receive payments in your bank account, the verification process must be completed.

For more information about the payment methods, visit this link:

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