Sign Up & Pricing

How do I purchase a Yoco card machine?

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.

Sign Up

In order to get a Yoco card machine, you will first need to sign up with Yoco. This will take less than 5 minutes, and includes capturing your personal information and all-important banking details, so we can pay your future card transactions into the correct account. You’ll be able to select and purchase your preferred Yoco card machine model during the sign up process, and we’ll email you a receipt and copy of our terms and conditions.

What we’ll need from you

    1. South African bank account details (cheque, current or transactional savings account) 
    1. Valid South African ID, passport (including foreign passports), or refugee ID (qualifying foreign nationals)
    1. South African CIPC number (if signing up a registered company)

Account Activation

After we have completed a basic check of your identity and banking details, your Yoco account will be activated. Want to know more about what our information verification/vetting entails? Click here for more info.


We will then arrange delivery, and your card machine will be delivered to your door within 2-3 days, free of charge. Upon arrival, the courier will need to see a copy of your SA ID document or passport (for FICA and security purposes). Click here for more info.

Stores that sell Yoco card machines

 Please note 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.

Should you need to get the card machine sooner than 2-3 days, you could also purchase from the following stores: CellucityHi StoresIncredible Connection, and Takealot. Please contact your nearest store before making the trip, as independent supply may be limited and pricing of specials may vary.

Yoco card machines make it simpler than ever to start, run, and grow your business. Join 100 000 small business owners in South Africa using Yoco to get paid every day, with card machines and online payments made simple.

Help us improve our Help Centre. Was this article helpful?