Uganda’s Online Payments Market
- Internet Service Providers
Which payments forms you’ll be able to accept?
Which currencies you’ll be able to accept?
Online Payments: Mobile Providers and Banks
Uganda’s leader for mobile and online payment processing is Direct Pay Online because it enables the businesses of Uganda to offer safe and secure credit card processing to local customers as well as tourists, who can pay online with credit cards, mobile money, or bank transfers in real-time.
In Uganda, Direct Pay Online works with the following mobile providers:
Direct Pay Online is partnered with Equity Bank in Uganda.
Regulation of Online Payments in Uganda
Like most East African nations, the government of Uganda has not imposed restrictions or regulations on online or mobile payments. Businesses that are ready to offer online payments must comply with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standardand regulations of Visa, Mastercard, and other credit card companies, but have no further bureaucracy in the form of national restrictions or regulations.
Uganda has several notable associations for travel operators. These organizations may be able to offer further guidance about online payments in Uganda: