Pay other Discovery clients quickly, easily and safely with Discovery Pay

Pay other Discovery clients quickly, easily and safely with Discovery Pay

Pay friends using just their cellphone number

The days of exchanging banking details are over. With Discovery Pay you can make and receive secure payments quickly and easily.


How does Discovery Pay work?

With Discovery Bank, you can make payments to other Discovery clients in your contact list. We'll then deposit the funds into your contact's existing South African bank account, no matter who they bank with.

Haven't signed up for Discovery Pay yet? Log in with your Discovery details, or register for a Discovery profile to sign up to make and receive payments with Discovery Pay today.

 
Who can use Discovery Pay?

To make Discovery Pay payments, you need to be a Discovery Bank client. To receive Discovery Pay payments, you need to be a Discovery client with at least one qualifying Discovery or Vitality product and have a registered profile on www.discovery.co.za.

What is the benefit of Discovery Pay?

Because the sender only needs to have the recipient's cellphone number, you can make and receive payments without having to exchange banking details.

What makes Discovery Pay truly unique? The recipient can receive money into their existing South African bank account, regardless of who they bank with!

How do I make payments with Discovery Pay?

First, you need to be a Discovery Bank client. Log in to the Discovery Bank app, tap Transact, then Pay, and then search for a beneficiary whose cellphone number you have saved in your phone contact list.

Sending money with Discovery Pay is free on products with bundled fees, and R2.50 per payment on products with pay-as-you-transact fees.

How do I receive payments with Discovery Pay?

Once signed up with Discovery Pay, payments will be automatically deposited into the bank account that you signed up with. You will be asked for a once-off authorisation over SMS the first time you are paid. It’s always free to receive money with Discovery Pay.

 
We make sure your details are safe

Keeping your money and details safe is very important to us which is why we have the highest security measures in place.

Discovery Pay provides a more secure way to make and receive payments

We verify every payment using ID number, cellphone number and the account number registered with Discovery Pay.

Using Discovery Pay means you never need to give out your banking details again.

Your data is never stored on the Discovery Pay website but rather on our secure servers.

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