Paystack Now Allows Users Who Can't Pay With Cards Online, To Pay With Their Bank Accounts


Nigerian online payments startup, Paystack has successfully announced that users or customers of Paystack merchants can now pay directly from their bank accounts via Paystack!

It’s very easy and simple for paystack user customers to use this new payment option:

  • the customer enters their bank account number,
  • they get an OTP from their bank, 
  • and they hit pay. 

That’s it!


Try Pay with Bank for yourself with this demo: paystack.com/demo



Here’re 3 ways this new feature helps Paystack merchants attendant make more money:


  • Customers who can’t pay with a card for any reason now have another way to pay
  • This is a great option for corporate customers who can only pay from corporate bank accounts
  • Some customers don’t like to enter their card details online(which is risky) Now they have another way to pay 


List of Nigerian Banks That Support Paystack Pay With Bank Feature 

Customers can now pay directly from the following banks:

  • Diamond bank 
  • FCMB 
  • GTBank ( via internet banking) 
  • Fidelity bank 
  • Wema bank Zenith bank

How To Enable Pay With Bank via Paystack

To enable Pay with Bank for your Paystack account, you’ll need to turn it on from your Paystack Dashboard. You’ll find it in in the Preferences tab of the Settings section.



How Much Will Paystack Charge Me To Use Pay With Bank Option ?


  • Payments under NGN 2,500 = 1.5% of purchase amount
  • Payments of NGN 2,500 or more = 1.5% + NGN 100
  • The charge is capped at NGN 2,000. 


What is Paystack Limit For Pay With Bank ?


The maximum amount that a customer can pay directly from their bank account is entirely dependent on a limit that has been established by their bank.

A customer who attempts to do a transaction above their limit will see a “Transfer limit exceeded” error. To solve this, the customer will need to contact their account officer at their bank and request that their limit should be increased.

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