WHO CAN USE i-Pay?
i-Pay is available to all customers who use one of South Africa’s six major banks.
How does it work
Your customer pays by selecting i-Pay on your checkout page and selects their bank. They are redirected to the online banking login screen and are prompted to login with their online banking credentials.
Your customer selects their bank account and enters their own reference. They receive a one-time pin which they enter to confirm payment.
Once the successful electronic funds transfer is made, you and your customer will receive an instant notification that the payment has been successful and the goods are released immediately.
How i-Pay helps you do business better
i-Pay is perfect for customers who want to shop online but who don’t have a credit card.
Accept instant EFT payments
Enables customers to pay for goods and services by electronically transferring funds using internet banking. EFT’s are instant compared to existing EFT solutions where the customer can pay at a later stage.
Eliminate human error
Matching payments to reference numbers is done automatically so there is a very low risk of errors.
Reduced fraud risk
No credit cards are used in the transaction, reducing the risk of fraud.
No more unmatched EFT payments
All payments are automatically matched, therefore no more incorrect EFT reference payment amounts or bank account numbers.
Transactions are easy to track
All i-Pay transactions can be viewed on the PayU Merchant Portal offering you complete transparency and an all-in-one platform.
Frequently asked questions
i-Pay is a payment method that takes the hassle out of EFT payments.
i-Pay facilitates your online banking EFT process and enables your order status to be updated immediately.
This is a secure payment method. PayU has EV SSL encryption certificates which gives our payment processing service an extremely high level of security.
When paying using i-Pay, the communication between you and your bank occurs as it normally would. PayU merely facilitates the transaction between you and the merchant.
PayU does not store any online banking login details.