Payfast is an online payment processing platform used by a number of consumers & business owners that ensures quick, easy & safe payment transactions. The platform allows merchants – individuals, charities & businesses to receive secure payments in various transaction options. Consumers that make use of the payment platform can process their transactions via credit & cheque cards, Masterpass, debit cards, Snapscan, Mobicred & instant EFT (instant EFT is when a payment gets verified instantly). The article will provide you with guidelines on how to create a Payfast account & how to use their payment methods
Payfast allows for more mobility & freedom when it comes to managing payments. Customers can opt in for recurring payments, set deposits or order ahead of time.
If you would like to switch your current Hostking payment plan to Payfast, please contact our technical support agents via the live chat button or issue a ticket via the client portal.
How to create a Payfast account
- If you would like to be directed to the sign up page, please click here.
- The link will direct you to this page presented below. (For more information on the account types & which one to choose, click here.
Creating a payment with Payfast via the Hostking client portal / Hostking invoice:
- Log into your Hostking account via the client portal.
- Click on the ‘invoices’ section.
- Select the invoice that you would like to pay off.
a) You can either choose to pay now by clicking on the ‘Pay Now’ button presented on your invoice sheet that will perform a single payment transaction OR
b) You could click on the ‘Subscribe Now’ button presented on your invoice sheet to create recurring payments that will go off at a specified time.
For any further queries regarding Payfast & how to switch your current Hostking payment plan to Payfast’s, please contact our technical support agents through a ticket or via our live chat option.