Why can’t I activate Cash by Mukuru Pay as a payment method?
Compliance plays a very important part of our operations at PayFast and we have to be very mindful of the rules, regulations and requirements of various bodies governing our operation including the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA), the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), our partner banks and the card associations (Visa and Mastercard).
You won’t be able to offer Cash by Mukuru as a payment method if you sell any of the following:
Pornography (excluding adult materials, and personal dating) and escort services)
pharmaceuticals, prescription and recreational drugs
Cigars and/or tobacco sales
Liquor (where the merchant’s brand is directly associated with the sale of liquor, for example, a liquor store)
Money transfer operator
What is Mukuru Pay? Mukuru Pay is a new Payfast payment method that allows anyone to pay using cash for online purchases. This payment method is ideal for shoppers who want to shop online but don’t have a credit card, bank account or feel comfortable ...
How do I enable/disable store cards as a payment method?
Store cards are auto-enabled as a payment method for all PayFast account holders, except for a few restricted industries. If you wish to disable store cards as a payment method, do the following: Log in to your PayFast account. Navigate to Settings ...
How do I create a subscription using a Payment Request?
To set up a subscription easily and quickly without needing a website, you can send a payment request directly to your buyer using their email address by doing the following: Log in to your Payfast account. Navigate to Payment Request > Send Payment ...
Which industries can’t accept store cards underlined by RCS?
If your business is associated with any of the following goods and/or services you won’t be able to accept store card payments: Tobacco manufacturing and sales Pornographic or other adult content Shell banks Unregulated crypto-assets trading ...
What happens if a payment fails?
Subscriber Out of Funds Payfast will try a number of times to reprocess a payment where the buyer does not have funds on their credit card. On failure, the buyer will be notified, allowing some time for the problem to be resolved. On a complete ...