How to pay for DStv with EcoCash FCA


People have grown so fond of EcoCash such that they want to use it to make any sort of payment. The easiness and accessibility of EcoCash is the driving factor for this.

Incidentally, the question I get a lot is, “Can you make an international payment with EcoCash FCA wallet?” Well, I’m glad to let you know that you can make all sorts of payments with the EcoCash FCA wallet.

EcoCash FCA wallet is the lesser-known wallet that can be used to send or receive US dollars. Additionally, it allows users to make international payments that require Visa or MasterCard cards.

Sending and receiving money is straight forward. However, making a payment is not. So, I’m going to take you through the process of makiing an international payment. For the purposes of this article, I’m going to demonstrate making an international payment by paying for a DStv subscription.

How to pay for Dstv with EcoCash FCA

  • Select “Multi Currency”
  • Select “FCA”
  • Tap “FCA”
  • Enter your EcoCash pin and Tap “Submit”
  • You get a notification in your the EcoCash app telling you that you’ve successfully activated your EcoCash FCA wallet.

After switching to your EcoCash FCA wallet.

  • Select “Card Services”
  • Generate your Virtual Card Number (VCN) by entering a nickname and tap “Submit”
  • You will receive an SMS with your VCN

So after you have received the SMS, here’s how you will make a DStv subscription using EcoCash FCA wallet.

  • Now go to
  • Select “Make Payment”
  • Fill in your personal details
  • Select “How to pay”
  • Select Pay online with pay U
  • Enter the VCN, CVV number and expiry date as displayed on the SMS you would have received
  • Confirm payment and voila, you will successfully make a DStv subscription.

That’s it, folks, if you have more questions concerning the EcoCash FCA, let us know by commenting below.

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