What are the requirements for using Paystack as a Starter Business?

To use Paystack as an unregistered business, you'll need to provide us with the following:

  1. A form of identification: This can be either a passport, driver's license, permanent voter's card, or national ID card.
  2. Your BVN (Bank Verification Number)
  3. A personal bank account

Important to note

Another key requirement is that your BVN information must match that of your ID and personal bank account.  If these details do not match, you will not be able to activate your account.

My business is registered - can I still use Paystack as a Starter Business?

Yes, you can, but it's important to note that Registered Businesses enjoy certain features that Starter Business do not. Here are the differences between Paystack Starter Businesses and Paystack Registered Businesses.

So if your business is registered, and you have a matching corporate bank account, we would advise you to use Paystack as a Registered Business. Please click on this link to see the requirements for using Paystack as a Registered Business.

Can I switch to a Paystack Registered Business after I have acquired a business registration document and a corporate bank account?

Yes, you can easily upgrade to a Paystack Registered Business anytime!

Kindly click on this link to learn how to upgrade to a Paystack Registered Business.

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