Why Scan to Pay?
Multiple Benefits for any Visa Card Holder
How Scan To Pay Works
1. Get Pesapal Mobile
Go to the Google Playstore and download the Pesapal Mobile app.
2. Link Your Card
Register an account and securely link your Visa Card on the app.
3. Pay with Visa
Pay with Visa QR from multiple websites or at your local store.
4. Scan and Pay
Select Scan to Pay on the app; Scan, Pay, and Go!
It's that Simple
Frequently asked questions
What is Scan to Pay?
Scan to pay is a new feature on the Pesapal Mobile app. This feature allows you to send payments directly from your Visa prepaid debit or credit card account to all kinds of merchants and businesses that present a QR code online or at their point of sale using just your phone.
What is a QR code?
QR Code is a bar code displayed by the merchant which you scan to make payment. It contains the merchant service information that is required for the payment.
How do I pay with Scan to Pay?
Download the Pesapal Mobile app, and securely link your card. Once you have done this, click on the ‘Scan to Pay’ option and scan the QR code whether online or offline. You’ll then be prompted to confirm the payment details, and authorize the payment.
Where can I Scan to Pay as I Make Purchases?
You can Scan to Pay at any merchant store or ecommerce website that has the Visa QR payment option. All eCommerce sites that accept payments through Pesapal also accept Visa QR payments. Look out for the VISA QR code or ‘mVisa Accepted Here’ logo, at the checkout point both at the store or online.
Some Places you can Scan to Pay;
- Buy Safaricom Airtime: www.safaricomairtime.com
- Buy Airtel Airtime: www.airtelairtime.com
- Buy Telkom Airtime or Pay for Postpaid: telkomtopup.pesapal.com , telkompostpaid.pesapal.com
- Buy KPLC Tokens or Pay your KPLC Bill: tokens.pesapal.com
- Pay for TV & Internet: www.pesapal.com/bills
- Order for Food:
- Find more in our Directory of Online Stores
Do I need to enter the ATM PIN to carry out a Scan & Pay transaction?
No, ATM PIN is not required to complete the Scan & Pay transaction. All you need to do is securely add your active VISA card to the Pesapal Mobile app and opt in to Scan and Pay.
Do I need to register separately to do Scan & Pay transactions?
No, you don't need to register separately to make Scan & Pay transactions. You however need to opt in to make Visa on Mobile payments on your Pesapal Mobile app.
Is it safe to pay using Scan to pay?
Can I make online transactions through Scan & Pay?
Yes. All merchants that accept payments through Pesapal will display the mVISA payment option on the checkout form. Once you click on mVISA, a QR code will be presented to you. You can then Scan and Pay.
Do I need to update my mobile app to carry out the Scan & Pay transaction?
Yes, Scan & Pay feature is available on the latest android version.