Paystack accepts debit and credit cards from all over the world, given that they are issued by MasterCard, Visa or Verve. For Nigeria and South Africa based businesses, we also process American Express cards.
Important to note
You simply have to provide your card details and authorise the transaction via our two-factor authentication process. This is done by providing your card pin, a one-time password and/or 3-D Secure authorisation.
We also have separate charges for international transactions and you can find a breakdown below:
||KES (Local transactions)||2.9%|
|KES (International transactions)||3.8%|
|Nigeria||NGN (via Mastercard, Visa, Verve cards)||3.9% + NGN 100|
|USD (via Mastercard, Visa, Verve cards)||3.9%|
|NGN and USD (via American Express cards)||4.5%|
|South Africa||ZAR||2.9% + R1.00 (VAT exclusive)|
Can international customers pay you with their internationally-issued cards?
Yes, customers anywhere in the world can pay you with their foreign cards, if you have international payments enabled for your business and if their card association is either Visa, MasterCard or Verve.
Can customers do recurring payments with the Pay with Card channel?
Yes, customers can make recurring payments with the Pay with Card Channel. However, Nigerian-based businesses won't be able to collect recurring payments from customers using their American Express cards.