Southern Africa DPO Group

DPO Payment Processing in South Africa

DPO South Africa

DPO South Africa was founded in 1999 as PayGate and quickly became one of the leading
Payment Service Providers in South Africa.
PayGate merged into the DPO Group in 2016 to become part of the biggest Payment Service Provider in Africa. The company provides innovative, secure and reliable payment solutions to tens of thousands of merchants including most of South Africa’s largest e-commerce companies. Being part of the broader DPO group, DPO South Africa now offers South African merchants easy access to sales and opportunities across Africa.

DPO South Africa


Founded in 1998, Setcom (Pty) Ltd has over 20 years’ experience in online payment processing. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Setcom developed the SID Instant EFT solution in 2007 to provide South African businesses with a safe and convenient way to receive EFT payments online. The innovative SID payment solution was the first of its kind to emerge in South Africa and remains the leading EFT processor in the country. Today, SID merchants can collect secure online and mobile EFT payments via their websites, emails or invoices.
The DPO Group acquired SID in 2017 and will continue to drive SID innovation and broaden its reach to the rest of Africa.

SID Payments


PayFast is a payments processing service that enables South African merchants to receive payments from local and international buyers. PayFast offers a turnkey online payment processing solution providing multiple payment methods through a single integration. Founded in 2007, PayFast has seen consistently strong year on year growth and currently provides payment services to over 55,000 merchants in South Africa. In 2019, PayFast became part of the DPO Group, spurring the growth of the largest African payment service provider.