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Process using PaySafe if your bank account and charity are officially registered entities in any one of the following countries:

  • Canada (Depositing in CAD)

  • United States (Depositing in USD)

  • United Kingdom (Depositing in GBP)

  • Europe (Depositing in EUR)


Process payments in almost any currency and have the money automatically converted into your depositing currency.  View PaySafe's docs for a full list of currencies.

Supported Payment Types

Keep in mind that you can always process custom payment types (For example: cash, email transfers, checks, wire transfers, in-kind, etc).  The payment methods below are those specific to PaySafe.

Online, Text-to-Give and Manual Entry (vPOS)

  • MasterCard

  • Visa

  • Visa Debit

  • American Express

  • Discover (US Only)

  • Interac (Canada only; Special account required; Non-recurring only)

  • Direct Debit (Canada & US only; Special account required)

Supported iPad Kiosk and mPOS

  • MasterCard (Swipe & EMV)

  • Visa (Swipe & EMV)

  • Visa Debit (Swipe & EMV)

  • American Express (Swipe & EMV)

  • Discover (US Only; Swipe & EMV)

  • Interac (Canada only; *Spring 2020; Special account required; Non-recurring only; EMV Only)

  • Direct Debit (Canada & US only; Special account required;)

  • Android Pay

  • Apple Pay

  • Samsung Pay

Connecting PaySafe

  1. Head to Settings > Payment Gateway.

  2. Hit the Set up button next to PaySafe.

  3. Fill out the required information details on-screen.

  4. Press the "Update Information" button then enabled the PaySafe gateway on the top right side of the screen.

  5. Done! 🎉

Completing the PCI Compliance Questionnaire

From time to time, PaySafe will require you complete a PCI Compliance Questionnaire to confirm that you are operating in a PCI Compliant manor.  To help with this, here's PCI Compliance Questionnaire Guide how to answer the questions with dealing with GiveCloud.

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