Econet Group

Merchants

WHAT IS AN ECOCASH MERCHANT?

An EcoCash Merchant is any organisation (for profit/non-profit) that receives payments for goods or services offered through the EcoCash platform. A Merchant usually deals with over the counter sales.

HOW DO I BECOME AN ECOCASH MERCHANT?

Simply download a Merchant application form or visit your nearest Econet shop. Once the form is complete and all requirements ready, contact the EcoCash department for vetting and contracts.

For more information on ‘How to become a Merchant’ email: ecocash@econet.co.zw or contact the customer help line on 114

 

 

How does a Merchant withdraw their money from their Merchant wallet?
1. The merchant can approach any EcoCash Agent to cash out from their e–wallets
2. Corporates can issue an instruction to Econet to make a transfer to their bank account

ECOCASH QR SCAN & PAY

All merchants can now get paid faster and all EcoCash customers can now make quicker payments with EcoCash QR Scan and Pay. Transactions now take seconds not minutes with or without a POS machine! All your customers have to do is scan, pay and go using the QR Pay function on the EcoCash app.

How customers SCAN & pay

  1. Log on to EcoCash mobile app
  2. Select “Make payment” option, then “QR Pay”
  3. Scan QR code to make payment
  4. Enter amount to pay
  5. Enter EcoCash pin 
  6. Receive payment confirmation and new wallet balance
     

 

Merchant Locations

There are EcoCash merchants across the country. Find out where you can pay for goods and services via EcoCash. Take a look at the merchant locations and find an EcoCash merchant near you. Click here to find out more about Merchant locations.

 

Merchant Charges
LOWER VALUE ($) UPPER VALUE ($) FEE ($)
1 50 2%+0.05
50.01 75 1.25
75.01 100 1.45
100.01 150 1.50
150.01 200 1.50
200.01 300 1.50
300.01 400 1.50
400.01 500 1.50

 

Merchant Information

BENEFITS

Benefits of EcoCash Merchants to Customers
Increased convenience

  • Increased security – customers’ funds are safe and secure in their EcoCash wallets
  • It eliminates the challenges of getting change


Benefits of Being an EcoCash Merchant

  • Boosts sales and improves customer satisfaction by allowing customers to choose their preferred form of payment.
  • It can increase the Merchant’s customer base
  • Increased security
  • Allows the dealer to capitalize on all available payment methods
  • Avoids the risk and inconvenience of having large sums of cash
  • There are no service charges
  • Ability to exchange value with other EcoCash merchants

 

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