Compliance at Paystack

Paystack maintains the highest standards of compliance possible in the jurisdictions within which we operate

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Paystack is PCI DSS Level 1 Certified

Paystack has been audited by an independent PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and we're PCI DSS 3.2 compliant as a Level 1 Service Provider (loosely referred to as PCI Level 1 compliance).

This is the highest, most stringent level of certification possible in the global payments industry.

  • Paystack on the Visa PCI DSS-certified service provider database
  • Paystack on the Mastercard Payment Facilitator database (select the Middle East/Africa tab and navigate to "Paystack")
  • Paystack possesses a Payment System Service Providers (PSSP) Commercial Licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Paystack possesses a Payment Service Provider (PSP) Commercial Licence from the Central Bank of Kenya.