Capitec Pay with Ozow
Paying with Capitec on Ozow has changed for the better with Capitec Pay – an intuitive payments API powering the next generation of commerce.
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Why use Capitec Pay
Capitec Pay is an intuitive API that better facilitates transactions with merchants. Here’s how it helps you:
How to use Capitec Pay?
Capitec Pay is safe, secure and easy. While one or two steps might have changed, we’ve just made the process more intuitive than ever.
Customers no longer need their banking details – with Capitec Pay you only need your mobile number, the Capitec banking app, and a smart device. After using your mobile number simply follow the prompts.
Capitec Pay FAQs
Capitec Pay is a fast and secure way to make online payments without entering your card or bank account details.Through Capitec Pay, you'll no longer have to share your banking details with online merchants. Simply use your cellphone number and verify the payment on your banking app. It is the safe and secure way to pay online.
As part of the South African Reserve Bank's (SARB) vision for 2025, Capitec has started its Open Banking initiative – Capitec Pay. Capitec Pay is a new payment method offered by Capitec to Ozow clients. The solution replaces the need for clients to use remote banking credentials to make a payment. Instead, they can use their cell phone number as their bank identifier and their banking app as their authorisation.
Choose Capitec Pay as your payment option from the merchant checkout page. Follow the instructions and enter your Capitec registered cellphone number. You'll receive a push notification from your bank to approve the payment in your Capitec App.
If you did not receive the notification:
1. Sign in to your Capitec App
2. Tap Transact
3. Tap Capitec Pay and Approve
You are only able to use your mobile number. Ozow does not support ID numbers for client identifiers on Capitec Pay.
No additional integration will be required.