How to Pay DStv using Capitec App


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How to Pay DStv using Capitec App
Posted on: October 07, 2023, 02:55:03 PM
The Capitec Mobile Banking App is no exception to this trend, offering its users a hassle-free way to manage their finances, including paying their DSTV (Digital Satellite Television) bills. While it's important to note that the specific steps may have evolved since my last knowledge update in September 2021, this blog post will provide you with a general guideline on how to pay your DSTV subscription using the Capitec app.

Step 1: Install the Capitec Mobile Banking App

If you haven't already, the first step is to download and install the Capitec mobile banking app on your smartphone or tablet. You can find this app on your device's app store, you can download it from here. Once installed, proceed to the next steps.

Step 2: Log In

Open the Capitec app and log in using your username and password. Alternatively, you can use any biometric authentication method offered by your device, such as fingerprint recognition or facial recognition, if it's supported by the app.

Step 3: Navigate to Payments

After successfully logging in, navigate to the "Payments" or "Transfers" section within the app. This is where you'll initiate various types of payments, including payments to DSTV.

Step 4: Select DSTV as a Beneficiary

In this section, you should find DSTV listed as one of the beneficiaries. If DSTV is not listed, you'll need to add it as a beneficiary. To do this, select "Add Beneficiary" or a similar option. You'll be prompted to provide the necessary beneficiary information, such as the DSTV account number and the account holder's name. Ensure that you input this information accurately.

Step 5: Initiate the Payment

Once you've selected or added DSTV as a beneficiary, enter the amount you want to pay for your DSTV subscription. Double-check all the payment details, including the beneficiary information and the payment amount, to avoid any errors.

Step 6: Authenticate the Payment

Depending on the app's security features, you may be asked to authenticate the payment. This could involve entering a one-time PIN (OTP) sent to your registered mobile number or using biometric authentication methods such as fingerprint recognition or facial recognition.

Step 7: Confirmation

Upon successfully completing the payment, you should receive a confirmation message or email with details of the transaction. Make sure to keep this confirmation for your records, as it serves as proof of payment.

It's worth noting that fees and transaction limits may apply, and these could vary depending on your specific Capitec account type and the terms and conditions of your DSTV subscription. Therefore, it's always a good practice to review your account's terms and conditions and verify any applicable charges before making payments.

How to Pay DStv using Capitec App in simple steps[/h3]


  • Choose Transact
  • Choose Payments
  • Enter your secret Remote PIN to sign in
  • Choose Add Beneficiary at the bottom of the screen
  • Choose Capitec-registered
  • Enter DStv
  • Choose the correct account (Box Office DStv or Multichoice DStv)
  • Enter your DStv account number
  • Choose Next
  • Enter the correct amount
  • Choose Pay
  • Enter your secret Remote PIN to confirm

Other Means to Pay for DStv Online in South Africa

Paying for your DSTV (Digital Satellite Television) subscription online in South Africa is a convenient way to ensure that your service remains uninterrupted. Here's a general guide on how to pay for DSTV online in South Africa.

1. Using the DSTV Self-Service Website

* Visit the DSTV South Africa website (
* Click on the "My Account" or "Self-Service" section. You may need to log in or create an account if you haven't already.
* Once logged in, navigate to the "Payments" or "Pay Now" section.

2. Payment Methods

DSTV offers various payment methods, including

Credit/Debit Card: You can often pay directly on the DSTV website using your credit or debit card. Ensure you have your card details handy.

Internet Banking: If your bank supports online payments to DSTV, you can log in to your online banking account and add DSTV as a beneficiary. Then, make the payment as you would with any other beneficiary.

Mobile Banking Apps: Many South African banks have mobile apps that allow you to pay DSTV from your smartphone or tablet. Simply log in to your bank's app, navigate to payments or transfers, and select DSTV as the beneficiary.

EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer): You can make an EFT payment to DSTV using your bank's online banking platform. You'll need DSTV's banking details for this option.

PayU: DSTV sometimes offers the PayU payment option on their website, allowing you to pay using various methods, including PayPal, credit cards, and more.

3. Follow the Payment Process

Select your preferred payment method

Enter the required information, such as your DSTV account number, the amount you wish to pay, and your payment details.
Review the payment details for accuracy.
Confirm and complete the payment. You may be asked to enter a one-time PIN (OTP) for added security.

4. Payment Confirmation

After completing the payment, you should receive a confirmation message or email with details of the transaction. Keep this confirmation for your records.

5. Check Your DSTV Account

Allow some time for the payment to reflect on your DSTV account. You can usually verify the payment and ensure your services are up to date by logging into your DSTV account online or using the DSTV app.

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