This 3-step guide is an introductory guide that walks you through how to set up your VoguePay account. We also included links to other resources that will help you set up your account with ease.
Step 1: Registration
The first step is to sign up or register your account. Account opening is free; sign up here.
On the registration page, new merchants have the option to choose (1) personal account (2) business account. It is recommended that you select business membership account type so you could have access to all the cards types being processed on VoguePay.
Here is a simple guide on how to register an account on VoguePay
After you have successfully created an account, a link would be sent to the email address you used to open the account. Kindly click on the link to activate your account. (In case you did not receive the link in your inbox you may, you might want to check your spam folder). Your active account will now be available in a sandbox environment (i.e demo).
…. Sandbox environment
The sandbox environment allows you to test the platform without actually performing live transactions. You can even proceed to integrate our plugins and extensions to your website and test how our platform works. We support several third party integration methods. You can find details about this here. Kindly download and install the one that matches with your website content management system.
To take your account to a live environment, you will have to verify your account.
Step 2: Phone number and Business Account Verification
For personal account, you will be able to start using the platform immediately. However, you are required to verify your phone number.
For business account, you will be required to perform business verification in order to go LIVE.
- To initiate “go-live” to move from sandbox environment, click the sandbox button.
- You will get a prompt to confirm your action.
To proceed, confirm action by clicking “OK”. In order to proceed with account verification, you need to fund your account.
Before you would be able to process your account for verification there would be a need to first fund your account sufficiently relative to your preferred verification method. Kindly follow this guide to fund your account. Verification fee for Nigerian businesses is N2,500 while other countries is $19.99.
[The minimum amount allowed for Card funding is N2,000 (Nigeria) and for other countries ( $25)].
You can complete payment using our different funding channels (card, bank, bitcoin, AmazonPay and PayPal wallets).
Upon payment, you can proceed to upload your documents to complete the verification process. Ensure that each document you upload for your verification does not exceed 500kb. Accepted formats include .PNG, .JPEG or PDF.
Step 3. Additional information.
For details about VoguePay charges, you can refer to our fees page.
- Here is a quick glance at some of VoguePay features and how you can use them.
If you require further clarification, we have compiled answers to over 70 frequently asked questions and make it easy for you to send a ticket to us from our Knowledge Base Page