Get paid faster with Instant EFT payments.

Let your customers make payment immediately, with Instant EFT by Ozow - the second most popular payment method in South Africa. Available through online banking and mobile apps, Instant EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) is supported by all major banking providers as a secure, cashless and card-less way to pay and get paid. Receive funds into your Netcash account immediately, helping you to speed up service delivery and increase customer satisfaction.

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How does Instant EFT work with Netcash

Step 1

Customers select Ozow as their payment option at checkout

Step 2

Customers choose their bank from the list. Ozow has all 10 of South Africa's major banks available.

Step 3

Customers sign in to their online banking to proceed with payment.

Step 4

A 2-Factor Authentication message will be sent for the customers' approval. Once completed, payment is successful and will be settled into your Netcash account.

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Benefits of Instant EFT

  • Supports a wide range of banking providers.
  • No registration process - clients can simply login using their internet banking details.
  • Simple activation - your business only needs to activate Ozow Instant EFT with Netcash to make all banking providers available for clients to use.
  • Payments clear immediately and are received into your Netcash account.
  • Irreversible payments - When transactions are processed, the payment is irreversible with no chargebacks.
  • No credit card necessary - payments are processed directly from the customer’s bank account (cheque, savings, or other).


What are the transaction fees for Instant EFT?
Instant EFTs attract a small, all-in-one fee (no additional minimums) per transaction. Chat to us about our latest rates and for a custom quote.
What banks are supported?
You can accept Instant EFT payments from Nedbank, FNB, Standard Bank, ABSA, RMB, and Capitec Pay through Ozow.
Can I accept payments in foreign currency?
While you can accept payments from foreign bank cards, Instant EFT is only available for South African banks and bank accounts, and therefore does not support foreign banks.
How do I know if a payment has been successful?
You can turn on notifications in your Netcash account to receive instant updates when payments are made via SMS and email. In addition, you can check the reports and statements in your Netcash account to confirm whether or not a payment has been successful, or funds received.
Is it safe to accept Instant EFT payments online?
Yes, Instant EFT payments are one of the most secure ways to accept and make payments online in South Africa. Instant EFT ensures the card holder verifies and authenticates the transaction, which mitigates the risk of fraud for both the customer and merchant. In addition, the Netcash Payment Gateway provides a 3D secure and PCI compliant payment environment - the gold standard of eCommerce security.

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