1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Sign up for a Capitec account with virtual card via a face scan on its banking app

    Sign up for a Capitec account with virtual card via a face scan on its banking app Capitec has launched a new feature on its mobile banking app which makes it possible for South Africans to open an account using facial biometrics. The bank said the solution takes only a few minutes and employs...
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    Financial crime costs the economy billions and criminals are always finding new ways to syphon money Nischal Mewalall, CEO of SABRIC:
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    Trouble depositing into Trading212

    Hey everyone, Does anyone have troubles depositing into the Trading212 platform? I'm trying to deposit via the Mastercard/Visa payment using my Capitec card but I'm getting an error saying that my transaction is declined by my card issuer, and asks me to ask Capitec to authorize the payment...
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    Capitec launches QR code payments

    Capitec launches QR code payments Capitec has announced the launch of "Scan to Pay" QR code payment functionality in its new banking app. The bank said this is the only Scan to Pay offering from a South African bank that can be used across all major QR code-based payment providers, including...
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    Capitec clients hit by glitch

    Capitec clients hit by glitch Several Capitec clients awoke on Friday to find that money had been deducted from their accounts in the early hours of the morning. On social media, clients posted that they received SMS notifications for purchases and cash withdrawals at Shoprite stores.
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    Additional Capitec Savings Account (Add-on)

    How do I open a savings account linked to my main Capitec Account? Do I have to go into a store? Can I activate/apply online? Does this account have a different account number?
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    Capitec Mobile App offline?

    Is the Capitec Mobile App offline for anyone else? I couldn't log on since 15h30 this afternoon.
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    Capitec Account Question

    Hi Can anyone confirm if a Capitec Debit account/card can do the following: 1. Purchase from 2. Purchase from Gearbest. 3. Linked with Paypal just in case I want to use it as a payment method. 4. Purchase from Steam.
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    International forex advice

    What's the best and most cost effective payment method during overseas travel? The capitec card seems to be the cheapest when it comes to exchange rates and extra fees on foreign purchases. Would a capitec credit/debit card be a better option than taking a prepaid forex card? Will there be...
  10. Solarion

    Capitec to refund 25,000 customers after R99 debit fraud hits South Africa’s banks

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    Why Capitec won’t get Smart ID services in its branches

    Why Capitec won’t get Smart ID services in its branches Capitec can’t accommodate Home Affairs service desks for Smart ID and passports in its branches, a spokesperson for the bank has told MyBroadband. “Capitec strives to give our customers the most affordable banking solution – that means...
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    Capitec Global One card

    Can I use my Global One card on
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    FNB vs Capitec vs Nedbank for savings pockets

    Hi all! I'm a very happy Capitec client. My favorite feature is the multiple savings pockets. Makes budgeting and saving towards goals that much easier. Unfortunately they only offer a maximum of four. Nedbank offers 10, so that seems pretty damn good. Unfortunately they apparently...
  14. Bryn

    Capitec rated world's best bank again Well deserved in my opinion. Easily the best bank I've ever been with.
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    Capitec Electricity Purchases (App / Internet)

    Hi Guys, first time poster :) I have been toying with the idea of moving all my banking to Capitec for a while now. Their latest introduction of electricity purchases in the app and online might finally push me over the wall. However, I cannot seem to add my meter number as a beneficiary. I...
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    I can't link my new Capitec MasterCard to PayPal, help.

    So Monday I opened a savings account at Capitec and this morning I successfully registered for online shopping (with the SecureCode and everything) after the 24-Hour waiting period. But PayPal still refuses to link my card. Any suggestions on how to fix it? O I also managed to buy a game on...
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    22Seven & Capitec: Can't Link Account

    Hi guys, so I recently moved to Capitec. I want to start using 22Seven to automate my expense tracking. So I've added my username and password to the 22Seven website, but it says that my account could not update. It shows my balance as R0.00, but I have a bit of money in the account...
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    Warning: Capitec password reset broken

    Hi guys just a heads up that Capitec's online banking password reset tool is currently broken, it will happily accept your new password without doing any form of validation check. Sign-out, Sign-in. If your new password does not conform to their mystery requirements then sorry for you, "Account...
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    Capitec Bank Software Upgrade Disaster

    Capitec offers internet banking to its customers. In fact they push this as part of the attraction. Months ago I reported trouble installing the software on an iPhone. The bank manager also said she had problems getting the initial SMS in order to install the software. Apparently Entersekt...
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    Capitec explains weekend downtime

    Capitec weekend downtime explained Clients of Capitec took to social media during a brief outage that affected their ability to transact