Benefits & Features

ZipZap mPOS can help increase your sales

Boost your business by offering your customers the convenience of an additional payment option.

Having a portable credit card machine – or mPOS as it’s known – that works wherever you do business means you can take payment with a debit or credit card anywhere, any time – and it also provides a back up to your traditional POS.


5 reasons to consider a mobile card machine from ZipZap for your business:

  • Boost sales – the ability to pay without cash encourages impulse purchases
  • Customer convenience – more people carry cards than cash
  • No risk of non-payment
  • Safe and inexpensive way to transact
  • Re-chargeable credit card machine with long battery life means you can take payment without relying on electricity


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ZipZap can save you time and money

ZipZap offers three different pricing options to best suit your pocket and cash flow, and you’ll get the ZipZap device delivered to your door.


5 reasons why ZipZap mPOS will save your business money:

  • Lowest transaction fee in South Africa at 2.75% and customisable fees for vendors who make more than R75k* in card transactions per month
  • No settlement fees or minimum transaction fees
  • Free app compatible with iOS, Android, Windows or Blackberry
  • It doesn’t matter who you bank with
  • Our terminals accept all international and SASSA cards


*All prices exclude VAT
*Customised rates are subject to vendors making more than R75k in card transactions for a minimum of 3 months

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ZipZap is secure

ZipZap uses the latest in encryption technologies to ensure your credit card transactions are always safe and secure.

  • The ZipZap mobile card machine is fully compliant with international security standards and best practices
  • Mobile POS using ZipZap is certified and recommended by VISA and MasterCard
  • ZipZap is PCI compliant and using the latest in Point to Point encryption (P2PE)
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ZipZap app is supported on multiple platforms

The ZipZap point-of-sale app is free and works on most mobile platforms and Windows desktop. You can download the app by visiting your smartphone’s app store or the links below and once paired with the ZipZap card reader, you can accept card payments easily.

ZipZap is supported on:

  • iOS – iPhones and iPads with iOS 8 or higher. Touch ID is also supported for ease of login.
  • Android – Android phones and tablets with Android 4.4.2. A four digit PIN is supported for ease of login.
  • Windows Mobile – Windows mobile phones and tablets with Windows Mobile 7 or higher.
  • Windows PCs, laptops and tablets – Windows PCs, laptops and tablets with Windows 7 or higher.
  • Blackberry is supported if required.

A ZipZap merchant account can operate on all platforms and can switch between platforms as required.

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Quick and easy online application

Complete the online application form in a matter of minutes and email us the supporting documentation.

Pay online using a credit card or via EFT and expect approval in a couple of days.

Within a week of applying and providing all supporting documentation, you will have your merchant services account opened, your ZipZap mobile card machine delivered to your door, and be ready to start transacting.

You can apply in your personal or business capacity.

When applying as a sole proprietor, please provide the following supporting documentation:

  • A copy of your ID (or passport with required permit)
  • Proof of your personal address
  • Proof of bank account (letter from your bank, bank statement or a cancelled cheque)

When applying on behalf of a business, we’ll need a little more:

  • A copy of all directors’ IDs
  • A resolution signed by the directors giving you permission to sign up on behalf of the business
  • Your business registration documentation (CIPCC)
  • Proof of business address
  • Proof of bank account (letter from your bank, bank statement or a cancelled cheque)

If you are unsure about any of these requirements, simply complete the online application form as far as possible, submit it and one of our friendly sales staff will contact you and help you through the process.

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