Alternative Payment Gateways


Best PayPal Alternative Payment Gateways:

Whether you are sending or receiving money from your friends and family or paying for online transactions PayPal always comes at the top of the list of online processors. But it is not the only option for online transactional dealings. Since March 25 PayPal has entered the South African market and closed a partnership with FNB bank this is good news for South Africans wanting to do international online e-commerce however there is a few disadvantages you need to open a FNB account and that will cost you about R75.00 per month and you cannot charge in Rands only in US Dollars.

This is a real disadvantage if your target market is South Africans because they don’t all have PayPal accounts and it will seem strange if your domain charge in USD Dollars but if you trade international then it will not be an disadvantage.



Wirecard’s online card payments, In-store payments and debit order collection solutions, coupled with our expert payment advice, helps merchants accept more payments from their customers and sell more. Some of the features of this payment gateway include the ability to process payments across a variety of African countries, assistance with PCI compliance, as well as in-depth reporting. (previously MyGate). MyGate Communications has been acquired by international Wirecard AG. Wirecard AG has acquired 100% of Cape Town based MyGate Communications.

The German company is a software and IT specialist for outsourcing and white label solutions for payment processing and issuing products, while MyGate enables merchants to accept a wide range of different e-commerce payment options, in particular online card payments, enabling the companies to serve African consumers.



PayFast is a leading online payment processing solution for individuals, NPOs and businesses of all sizes in South Africa. We are dedicated to enabling the easy, secure and instant transfer of money to online merchants to help them grow, develop and succeed in the digital economy.
Ecommerce solutions to suit any sized business

Payfast offer merchants full integration flexibility alongside a host of payment features. Whether you use an existing shopping cart system or have a custom built website, PayFast is the go-to payment facilitator for all businesses and the best payment gateway for start-up ecom businesses.



When you sign-up with PayGate you get access to a variety of Payment Methods through a single integration.
We work closely with our global partners to make sure you can get paid, any time, any place.
Card Payment Methods. Receive instant EFT payments from your customers using the SiD Secure EFT service.
Easy checkout when you’re shopping online with a single sign-in anytime you see Visa Checkout.
MasterPass by MasterCard is a digital wallet service.
PayPal South Africa Payment Gateway.
Mobicred is a simple & convenient credit facility.
South Africa’s largest payment enabler, DPO South Africa, has launched its new, fully managed, payment solution that gives small and medium companies the same power and access to services as enterprise players. PayGate Plus is the first of its kind in Africa and is expected to set the trend in online payment standards across the continent.



PayU is a leading online payment service provider dedicated to creating a fast, simple and secure payment process for merchants and buyers. Our presence in 16 high growth markets in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa enable us to be experts in these countries as well as provide the best solutions for the local markets.


DPO’s Payment

DPO’s payment platform provides easy financial management for merchants and customers in Africa. It facilitates all payments online easily, provides a great checkout experience to customers, and gets the merchants’ funds settled any way they choose.



Merchant Benefits: Secure, instant and irrevocable bank-to-bank payments.
The merchant is only required to set up an account with Ozow and make the functionality available to consumers as a payment method. Because it delivers real-time payments and invoicing to the merchant, a continuous workflow can be ensured that could result in more sales.

Given that Ozow only takes a small percentage of each sale, none of the monthly or transaction fees typically associated with online gateways applies. This means that fees will never outweigh profits. For small merchants trying to compete with bigger, well-established brands, this provides further impetus for growth.

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