How to Buy an OTT Voucher Using the Capitec App

In the digital age, convenience is king. With the Capitec app, purchasing an OTT Voucher has never been easier or more accessible for South Africans. Whether you're pressed for time, on the move, or simply prefer the comfort of your home, the Capitec app stands ready to streamline your transactions.

Step-by-Step Guide to Buying an OTT Voucher on the Capitec App

1. Launch the App: Open your Capitec app.

2. Navigate to Transactions: Tap on the 'Transact' button.

3. Select 'Buy Vouchers': Find and choose the OTT Voucher option.

4. Account Selection: Opt for "From account" for the payment source.

5. Choose Amount: Select your desired voucher amount.

6. Confirmation: Tap 'buy now' to finalize your purchase. Your OTT Voucher PIN will be displayed on the screen and saved in the app's "History" tab for easy access.

Perks of Buying OTT Vouchers via the Capitec App

The Capitec app offers many advantages for OTT Voucher buyers:

Instant PIN Delivery

Receive your OTT Voucher PIN immediately when you buy it through the app.

Versatile Use

With over 120+ online shops accepting it, the risk of losing your voucher PIN is mitigated.


Say goodbye to travel and queue times. Plus, enjoy a nominal transaction fee of just R1.

Capitec USSD Code to Buy OTT Voucher

As well as the Capitec App, there’s another way to buy an OTT Voucher on your phone. Capitec clients have the added convenience of using a USSD code to buy an OTT Voucher.

  1. Dial 1203279#

  2. Choose ‘Buy’

  3. Choose ‘Vouchers’

  4. Accept the terms and conditions

  5. Choose ‘Online’

  6. Reply with a voucher option

  7. Choose a voucher amount

  8. Select ‘From’ account

  9. Enter your Mobile Banking PIN to confirm

  10. You will receive the 12-digit OTT Voucher PIN by SMS

Getting Started with the Capitec App

The Capitec app is user-friendly, offering features like account opening via selfies, personalised home screens, QR code payments, and instant money transfers using a personalised QR code. It also facilitates virtual card activations and budget tracking.

Where Do I Download The Capitec App?

To download the Capitec app, you can visit the app store specific to your device's operating system. Here's how you can do it:

For Android devices

Open the Google Play Store, search for "Capitec Bank," and select the official Capitec Bank app from the search results. Then, tap "Install" to download and install the app on your device.

Download the Capitec App here on PlayStore here >

For iOS devices (iPhone/iPad)

Open the Apple App Store, search for "Capitec Bank," and choose the official Capitec Bank app from the list. Tap "Get" and then "Install" to download the app onto your device.

Download the Capitec App on the App Store here >

Ensure you're downloading the official Capitec Bank app by verifying the developer's name (Capitec Bank) and checking the app's reviews and ratings. After downloading, you can open the app and follow the on-screen instructions to register or log in to your account.

Where Can I Use My OTT Vouchers?

OTT Vouchers are extremely versatile and extend beyond mere online shopping. They can be used to recharge calling apps, pay for healthcare premiums, and even insure your business, making them a versatile tool for digital payments.

Using OTT Vouchers for Online Gambling and Sports Betting

OTT Vouchers are not just for shopping or paying for services; they have become a popular method in South Africa for funding online gambling and sports betting accounts in a secure and convenient manner. 

Buying OTT Vouchers through the Capitec app enhances this convenience, offering a straightforward way to engage with your favourite sports betting and online casino sites without the need to use a credit or debit card directly on these platforms.

OTT Vouchers, combined with the Capitec app's efficiency, present a compelling solution for South Africans looking to embrace the digital payment revolution. Whether it's gaming, investing, or securing services, the process is designed to be as straightforward and user-friendly as possible.


Is it safe to use OTT Vouchers for online transactions?

Yes, OTT Vouchers provide a secure way to pay online, avoiding the need to share personal or financial information with the merchant. This adds a layer of privacy and security to your online transactions.

Can I use OTT Vouchers bought with Capitec for online gambling?

Yes, OTT Vouchers purchased through the Capitec app can be used to deposit funds into accounts on many online gambling and sports betting sites that accept OTT Vouchers as a payment method. See our full list of online casinos that accept OTT Vouchers.

How do I use an OTT Voucher for online betting?

After buying your OTT Voucher via the Capitec app, simply visit the online betting site where you want to use it, navigate to the deposit section, select OTT Voucher as your deposit method, and enter the voucher PIN when prompted.

Are there any fees associated with using OTT Vouchers for online betting?

The transaction fee for purchasing an OTT Voucher through the Capitec app is minimal (just R1). However, it's advisable to check with the specific online gambling or betting site for any additional fees they may impose for deposits using OTT Vouchers.

How quickly are the funds available in my betting account after using an OTT Voucher?

Funds are typically available immediately after the online platform processes the OTT Voucher PIN, allowing you to start betting without delay.

What if my OTT Voucher is not accepted by the online gambling site?

Ensure you've entered the OTT Voucher PIN correctly. If the problem persists, contact the customer support of the gambling site for assistance, as there may be restrictions based on the site's policies or technical issues.

Can I withdraw my winnings using an OTT Voucher?

OTT Vouchers are generally used for depositing funds. For withdrawals, you'll need to choose an alternative method offered by the online gambling or sports betting site, such as bank transfer or e-wallet services.

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