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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: caseh, 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 & Admin > Payment Gateways.
  2. Hit the Edit button next to PaySafe.
  3. Populate the connection details on-screen.
  4. Be sure to hit the Enable button in the top right.
  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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