All online purchases are securely processed by PAYFAST. You can pay via Instant EFT, Credit card, Debit card, SCODE, or Zapper. No card/banking details of yours will ever be stored on our site. Payments via Payfast clear instantly without any need for funds to be cleared before the order is processed.
Payfast uses security protocols that are – if not more – robust than South African banks. To safeguard your information, the following security checks are in place on the Payfast site :
PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant: All your credit card payments are done in a secure environment.
Secure servers: The Payfast payments page and help site are hosted on secure servers, safeguarding against phishing attacks.
3D Secure: This extra layer of security is used for all online transactions using a credit card.
GEO IP Tracking: By monitoring where transactions originate from we can look for mismatches with the card’s issuing country.
Fraud Reviews: All suspicious transactions are manually reviewed by our support team.
Extended Validation SSL: We use Extended Validation SSL with 2048-bit encryption, the highest level encryption available.
ASV Scans on a weekly basis: We run weekly network scans to look for new possible vulnerabilities and certify quarterly.
Two-factor authentication: This extra layer of security is available to restrict access to your PayFast account.
Validation checks: Payments and card details are automatically checked against large online databases of blacklisted details.
Web application firewall: PayFast utilises sophisticated WAF technologies to detect and stop malicious activity before it reaches our servers.
On checkout, you can select to pay via Instant EFT or Credit Card. Payments via Payfast clear instantly so there is no long wait for funds to clear