Payfast Registration

  • Contact Information

  • General Information

  • Contact Person Information

  • Business information

  • Bank Information

  • Forms Needed

  • 1. Proof of company registration

  • Closed Corporation (CC):

    • CK1 (Certificate of Incorporation)
    • And CK2 & CK2A (Certificate of Amended Founding Statement) (If applicable)
  • South African Company (Pty) Ltd:

    • Certificate of Confirmation (Most current)
    • And CM1 (Certificate of Incorporation)
    • And CM46 (Certificate to Commence Business)
    • CM9 (Certificate of Change of Name of Company - if applicable)
  • Trust:

    • Trust registration documentation (IT number)
    • Or the Trust Agreement / Deed of Trust
  • Partnership:

    • A partnership does not have a legal persona and is intrinsically tied to its members. Partnerships must register for an individual/premier account in the name of one of the partners.
  • 2. Proof of physical address of the business

  • Please Note we cannot accept an invoice sent to the company as proof of physical address.
    A single document is sufficient, below is a list of examples that could be used:
    • Rates and Taxes statement from Municipality / City Council
    • Or an account statement from Telkom / NeoTel / Vodacom etc.
    • Or the 1st page of lease agreement.
    A single document is sufficient, below is a list of examples that could be used:
    Click here for a full list of acceptable and unacceptable documents to use for proof of physical business address
  • 3. Proof of company bank account

  • Please note that we can not accept an internet banking transaction statement. A scanned paper statement or an electronic monthly statement issued by the bank are acceptable.
    A single document is sufficient, below is a list of examples that could be used:
    • Bank account statement reflecting the company name and bank account number.
    • Or a letter from bank reflecting the company name and bank account number.
    • Or a cancelled cheque reflecting the company name and bank account number.
  • 4. Proof of managing director showing:

  • 5. Proof of one additional director (should there be more than one) showing:

  • 6. Proof of the PayFast account holder (if not a director) showing:

  • Where do I upload the documents?

    • 1. Log into your PayFast account.
    • 2. Select theAccount tab
    • 3. Click on the red Verify button.
    • 4. Upload the necessary verification documents to your account.
    Our Support team will review your documentation. Account verification usually takes two business day to complete

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