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About Payfast

Payfast is a payment processor for South Africa. Learn more about Payfast on their website at

Installing Payfast

To install the Payfast payment gateway, visit [Settings] > [Company] > [Payment Gateways] > Available, and click the "Install" button for Payfast.

A message will be displayed, indicating that the payment gateway was successfully installed.

Enter the details provided by Payfast.

Field NameDescription
Merchant IDEnter the Merchant ID provided by Payfast.
Merchant KeyEnter the Merchant Key provided by Payfast.
PassphraseEnter the Passphrase provided by Payfast.
Accepted Currencies

Check the currencies that you would like to be processed through this payment gateway.

The following currencies are available:


When finished, click "Update Settings"  to save the details. You have successfully installed and configured Payfast!

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