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How to use Betway South Africa

14 April 2020

Betway is definitely one of the top betting sites in the world today. No wonder many South Africans are beginning to see just how much an online betting site like Betway can bring to their betting. That’s why we’ve made this quick and easy guide on how to get started with Betway if you’re from South Africa!

Is it possible to use Betway in South Africa?

Yes! Betway is fast becoming one of the foremost betting sites in South Africa and is fully legal and licensed by the National Gambling Board, making it safe and legal for all South Africans of legal betting age.

Betway bring the best of a global betting site with local South African practical details

Benefits of choosing Betway South Africa

  • Accepts rand ✅
  • Accepts a variety of South Africa deposit methods ✅
  • Great ZA bonus ✅
  • Weekly promotions for existing customers ✅
  • Top odds for all South African favourites ✅
  • 24/7 live chat and customer support ✅
  • Fully licensed and operational in South Africa ✅

Betway South Africa FAQ

🤔 Why should I choose Betway?

Betway is currently one of the best betting sites on offer to South African players. It combines the best betting features a huge international betting site has to offer with everything you could need if you’re betting from South Africa.

  • Deposits and bonus in Naira
  • Top odds for soccer, rugby, cricket & more
  • Payment methods for South Africans
  • Safe & trustworthy - global brand with a ZA licence

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📲 What payment methods does Betway accept?

Betway offers a wide range of payment options for South African players. Find out more about what deposit methods are on offer here.

💰 Can I claim a Betway bonus in South Africa?

Yes! Betway currently offer a great bonus of a R25 sign up bet. You can use your Betway bonus on a massive range of sports odds including football.

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👮 Is Betway legal in South Africa?

Yes! Betway is fully licensed by the National Gaming Board of South Africa.

Step 1: Joining Betway South Africa

Signing up for a new account with Betway from South Africa is quick and easy. But for those not completely familiar with how the process works, we’ll guide you through all the steps.

You’re just a few minutes away from joining one of the best betting sites in South Africa!

How to Join Betway in a few short steps

100% up to R1000 as a Free Bet

  1. First of all click through to the Betway here or click the green button below “Join Betway Now”
  2. Under the "Register Account" section enter your mobile number, password, name and your email address
  3. Enter your ID details, date of birth and select a state/territory
  4. Accept the terms and conditions and click “Register”
  5. Select when you want to deposit now or deposit later (if you want to claim your bonus straight away we recommend you select “Deposit Now”

What is FICA and why do I need to do it?

FICA or the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 2001 means that when registering an account with an online service provider you will need to provide valid identification.

Plain and simple it helps both you and the service provider to protect themselves from potentially fraudulent activity.

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What documents or personal identification do I need for FICA?

To fulfil FICA regulations you need to scan and upload one of the following forms of identification to your Betway account for authorisation:

  • Valid Green barcoded ID book
  • Valid Smart Card ID
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Valid Passport

Along with your ID you may also need to provide a scanned copy of a bank statement from a South African bank account that is no older than 3 months from the day you register your new Betway account.


  • 1 valid form of ID
  • 1 South African bank statement (for Smart Card ID or Driver's License users)

How to authorise your Betway account with FICA

If you are not automatically FICA approved you'll need to upload your scanned documents to your new Betway account in a few simple steps.

  1. Log into your Betway account
  2. A pop-up window will appear. Click "Upload Now"
  3. Upload a copy of your ID and click "Submit Files"
  4. You will get a confirmation when your documents have been verified
  5. You're good to go and start betting!

*Verification of documents can take up to 48 hours

Step 2: Depositing Into Your New Betway Account

The reason why we can't stop recommending Betway to members of our South African community is because they tailor their service for South Africans and the South African market.

Not only do they accept rand which many other international betting sites do not, they also have a wide variety of payment options and deposit methods.

Simply choose your deposit method below and follow our simple steps to get your new Betway account going in record time.

Betway South Africa Deposit Methods

Betway offer a range of payment methods for a number of different needs

Choose Your Deposit Method for Betway South Africa

How to deposit using Ozow

  1. Go to "My Account" and "Deposit Funds"
  2. Got to Ozow and enter the amount you want to deposit
  3. When redirected select your bank and your username and password
  4. Select the amount you want debited
  5. You may receive a notification or One Time Pin for your approval

Go to Betway to deposit using Ozow now

How to deposit using OTT Vouchers

  1. Purchase OTT Vouchers any retailer in South Africa
  2. Go to "My Account" and "Deposit Funds"
  3. Select "OTT Vouchers"
  4. Enter your voucher
  5. Tap "Redeem"

Go to Betway to deposit using your OTT Vouchers now

How to deposit using Kazang

  1. Go to a Kazang vendor to purchase a Betway Voucher
  2. Go to "My Account" and "Deposit Funds"
  3. Select Kazang
  4. Enter your voucher code and "Redeem"

Go to Betway to deposit using Kazang now

How to deposit using Quick EFT

  1. Go to "My Account" and "Deposit Funds"
  2. Enter the amount you would like to deposit and proceed
  3. Select the bank you want to deposit from e.g. Absa, First National etc.
  4. Log into your online bank account to authorise
  5. A One Time Pin will be sent to your mobile. Enter the OTP and click "Next"
  6. Once completed you will be redirected to Betway to see your balance

Go to Betway to deposit using Quick EFT now

How to deposit using 1 Voucher

  1. Purchase a 1Voucher from your nearest FLASH trader or PEP store
  2. Go to "My Account" and "Deposit Funds"
  3. Select 1Voucher as your deposit method and enter your voucher code
  4. Click Redeem and you're good to go!

Go to Betway to deposit using your 1Voucher now

How to deposit via FNB ATM

  1. Visit an FNB ATM and select Cardless Services
  2. Choose the option Make cash deposit
  3. Then Pay public recipient
  4. Enter BET and choose Betway
  5. Enter your Betway account number/mobile number as the reference

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How to deposit using USSD

You can deposit via this method is you choose any of the voucher options available above.

  1. From your phone dial *120*48463#
  2. Select Option 2 "Bet"
  3. Select your preferred voucher method
  4. Enter your Voucher PIN
  5. Complete your deposit!

Go to Betway now

How to deposit using your ABSA app

  1. Log in to your ABSA app
  2. Go to "Pay" and then "Pay new beneficiary"
  3. Go to "Pay bill"
  4. Select Betway from the "Institution" option
  5. Enter your Betway Account Number/Mobile Number under the Bill Account Number option
  6. Tap Next and Betway will be added to your list and ready to deposit

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Step 3: Claiming your Betway South Africa bonus

So you can claim your Betway South Africa bonus immediately you will need to first register an account with Betway. If you haven’t already done that go to:

Step 1: Joining Betway

In order to claim your Betway South Africa bonus you do not need to make a minimum deposit but to find out how to fund your account in future go to:

Step 2: Deposit Methods

Once you’ve registered your account you’re good to go on and claim your new Betway bonus!

Step 4: Placing bets on Betway South Africa

Now you’ve successfully joined Betway and claimed your bonus you’re ready to get involved in a world of sports betting you’ve never experienced before.

Betway have a wide range of odds to choose from a number of sports markets, with football, rugby and cricket taking pride of place.

Betway South Africa
Find your odds and place bets with Betway

By just scanning the image above, finding and then placing bets, even from the Betway Home Page couldn’t be easier.

From the red boxes you can see how easy it is to either:

(from left to right)

  • Find upcoming and live matches
  • Navigate between your favourite sports
  • Place a quick bet on a specific match
  • View your current bets in your bet slip

Step 5: Withdraw funds from your Betway account

Now you’ve seen what Betway can offer, hopefully you’ve been lucky enough to withdraw some winnings!

Betway are currently offering three free withdrawal methods. Simply go to “My Account” and choose “Withdraw funds”.

In the options box you will either option:

  1. EFT which takes 1-2 business days to process
  2. FNB Wallet where you will receive a confirmation SMS. Simply dial *120*277 and follow the instructions to finish the process
  3. Absa Cash Send. Once you’ve received your 10-digit Absa PIN go to any Absa ATM, enter the pin and the access code sent by SMS to your mobile.

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