Sign Up & Pricing

What does the sign up process entail?

It’s really easy and affordable to get a Yoco card machine, no matter how big or small your business is. Here’s a quick guide on how to join the Yoco community, and get your hands on the future of card payments. 

  Remember that the Yoco App currently only works with iOS, Huawei and Android smartphones/tablets


Requirements to sign up with Yoco

You can sign up as any of the following:



How to Sign Up & Purchase a Yoco Card Machine

 Please note that if you will purchase a card machine through a retail store, or another online shop, you will still need to sign up online (make sure to select I have a Yoco card machine already when signing up) and upload your FICA documents (copy of your SA ID/passport), so that we can complete the process. Click here for more info on how to upload your ID.
  1. Sign up online.
    In order to get a Yoco card machine, you will first need to sign up with Yoco.
     will be required to enter the following details: 
    1. Business Details: 
      • Business type (Individual, Registered Business, Non-Registered Business, Non-Profit or Trust)
      • Business owner's first and last name
      • Business name
      • The role you play in the business
    2. Business Category and Sub-Category
    3. Select how you would like to take payments (In-person card payments and/or WhatsApp, social & online payments). If in-person card payments is selected, you will be required to order & purchase your card machine and enter your delivery details  

  2. Add your Banking Details.
    Add your bank details by logging in to your Business Portal (using the email address and password you used when signing up), select Business Settings from the navigation menu, then Bank Details.

  3. Your bank account gets verified.
    Once you've added your banking details, Yoco will verify this using the criteria detailed here.

  4. Your basic information is vetted.
    The basic information you entered into sign-up is then vetted (e.g. Name and ID check and MATCH Check). Once your vetting is approved, your card machine goes out for delivery. 

  5. Submit your FICA Documents. 
    If you purchased a card machine through the Yoco website, then your card machine is en-route with CCD couriers. The courier will check your Identity Document on arrival OR if your card machine was not delivered by CCD couriers, you will need to submit your Identity Document through your Business Portal

      IMPORTANT: You must be available with your Identity Document, to receive the card machine delivery. 
  6. Your Account is Activated.
    Once we've received your FICA documents and successfully verified your Bank Account, we'll activate your account for payout.

 You're all set and ready to transact! Take a look at our Using Yoco guide to help you start transacting.

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