Secure Payment Methods
When shopping with Biovea, you have the option to pay for your transaction by manual EFT or instant EFT.
We provide 100% secure shopping certified by Thawte® through i-Pay real-time instant EFT payments.
Instant EFT is a seamless, hassle-free and instant method of paying for your transaction, making online-shopping quick and easy.
It allows you to pay for the transaction from any of your bank accounts e.g. savings account, credit card account, cheque account, etc.
The payment is made immediately (no need to email a proof of payment), allowing us to process your order faster.
Is i-Pay secure and safe?
i-Pay guarantees the highest levels of security when paying online.
i-Pay has a Thawte and EV SSL encryption certificates which gives their payment processing service an extremely high level of security.
i-Pay works on the same platforms as the banks, and work with the banks to act as a proxy between the buyer and the banks to facilitate a faster, safer and easier payment process for both the buyer and the seller.
What is i-Pay?
i-Pay is an automated electronic funds transfer (EFT) payment processor that allows for electronic funds to be transferred inter-bank directly into a seller’s bank account, in real-time.
It takes the hassle out of manual EFT payments.
How Does i-Pay Work?
Wherever the option is available on an e-commerce website, you can choose to pay with i-Pay. Following this, select your bank and complete the simple, guided process to make a payment through your bank directly to the business.
What is the cost to use i-Pay?
Shoppers do not pay fees to use our online payment processing service. However, please note that your bank may still charge you standard EFT fees.
Who can use i-Pay?
Consumers with Internet banking facilities at the major South African banks can use i-Pay, notably:
- Standard Bank
Please note that you need to have sufficient funds in your bank account in order to complete any transactions online. Moreover, you must have the once-off payment facility activated.