Frequently asked questions

An aCoin Voucher is a secure prepaid voucher that can be used to pay for products and services at any of our participating online merchants.

You can purchase an aCoin voucher on this website, visit one of our vendors, or via an ATM using your unique reference number. Vouchers can be redeemed for products and services at any merchant accepting aCoin vouchers.

There is a limit of R500.00 of aCoin vouchers per month for non-verified clients. If you want to receive vouchers for more than R500.00, please verify your account.

Your aCoin Voucher is easy to redeem. Just login to the merchants website or mobile app that you would like to use your voucher for. Then insert the 16-digit PIN found on the voucher. The top-up is made to the full value of the voucher, and is credited Instantly.

You can use the voucher to pay for products and services at any of our online merchants.

Contact the merchant to check that they are not having any problems with their system. If the online merchant feels it is necessary, they will contact aCoin directly to solve the issue. The online merchant will get back to you with a solution.

Yes, you can purchase the voucher for somebody else and they will be able to redeem it using the 16-digit PIN.

Anybody can use the voucher, as long as they have the 16-digit PIN. It is your responsibility to keep the PIN safe.

The voucher is valid for 36 months from the date of purchase.

After the expiry date, any balances will no longer be valid and all transactions will be declined.

No, you will need to purchase an additional voucher.

No, there are no fees using the voucher. You will be credited the full amount of the voucher.

In order to keep your account safe and comply with government regulations.

More information regarding FICA can be found on the government website: fic.gov.za

Yes, when you start the verification process, you will have the opportunity to select “Not an SA Resident” where you will be able to submit a copy of your passport and proof of address.

  1. Register/Login
  2. Select the down arrow next to your phone number in the top right-hand corner of the screen
  3. Select "Verification"
  4. Select "Start Verification"
  5. Enter your South African ID Number and accept the consent clause
  6. In the event that you are not successfully verified, kindly upload a valid and clear copy of your ID or Passport and Proof of Residence.
  7. Select "Start Verification"

It is important that you associate your ID with only one phone number.

In order to verify you, we need the following:

Proof of Identity:

  • Smart ID Card
  • Green ID Book
  • Driver’s License
  • Passport

Proof of Address:

  • Bank Statement (stamped)
  • Utility Bill (municipal water and lights account or property managing agent statement)
  • Telkom or Cellphone Account
  • Tax Certificate
  • Medical Aid Statement or Policy Document
  • Home Loan Statement

Once Verification documents are submitted, your request will be processed by one of aCoin agents.