What types of businesses are eligible to use Paystack?

Almost all types of Nigerian businesses and organisations -  registered and unregistered - are eligible to accept payments with Paystack, including startups, retail businesses, registered churches, registered NGOs, and many many others.

Ineligible businesses

There's a small handful of business types that we're unable to serve due to various restrictions. For a full list, please check out the  Acceptable Use Policy section of our Terms of Service.

In addition to the ineligible businesses in our Acceptable Use Policy, we're also unable to support the following business types as Starter Businesses (i.e without registration documents): 

  • NGOs
  • Churches
  • Betting companies
  • Political parties or individuals who are raising fund for political offices
  • Lending companies
  • Drug stores
  • Financial institutions
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