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In an era where digital transactions are commonplace, the ease and security of acquiring Blu Vouchers in South Africa have become increasingly critical. These vouchers provide a seamless method for online payments and deposits, all while ensuring protection from potential online fraud. Capitec Bank customers in South Africa enjoy a particularly straightforward and secure process for purchasing Blu Vouchers using the bank’s mobile app and USSD code for mobile banking.

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The Benefits of Blu Vouchers

Blu Vouchers offer consumers a secure, convenient, and card-free method of conducting online transactions. By utilizing a 16-digit PIN for redemption, payments are processed immediately, eliminating the need for a bank card. Here’s how Capitec Bank customers can leverage this service:



Acquiring Blu Vouchers Through the Capitec Bank App

  1. Log In Securely: Open the Capitec Bank app and securely log in to your account.
  2. Initiate a Transaction: Navigate to the “Transact” section, which is where your transaction journey begins.
  3. Select the Purchase Option: Opt for “Buy vouchers” among the available choices.
  4. Designate Blu Vouchers: Choose “Blu Voucher” as your preferred voucher type.
  5. Select Your Account: Pick the bank account from which you intend to purchase the Blu Voucher.
  6. Set the Amount: Select the voucher amount you desire or enter it manually.
  7. Provide Personal Information: Supply your cellphone number and, optionally, your name for a personalized touch.
  8. Complete the Purchase: Securely confirm your purchase by tapping “Buy now.”

Obtaining Blu Vouchers Using Capitec Bank’s USSD Code

  1. Initiate the Process: Dial the designated USSD code on your mobile phone: 1203279#.
  2. Follow the On-Screen Prompts: Pay close attention to the instructions on your screen and select the following options sequentially: “3” for Buy, “5” for Vouchers, “1” for Accept, “2” for Online, and “2” once again for Blu Vouchers.
  3. Specify the Amount: Choose or manually input the voucher amount you require.
  4. Finalize the Purchase: Complete the transaction by following the prompts presented to you.

In-Person Purchases at Participating Stores

Should you prefer face-to-face transactions or online options be unavailable, several physical retail locations, including Capitec Bank branches, BP, Caltex, Sasol, Shell, Fresh Stop, ticketpro, Clicks, Global Oil, Total, and Boxer, offer the ability to purchase Blu Vouchers at their counters.

Redeeming Your Blu Vouchers

To redeem your Blu Voucher, navigate to the website or mobile app of a redemption partner (e.g., Netcare Plus or Discovery). Sign in to your account, select Blu Voucher as your payment method, and enter your 16-digit PIN to complete the payment.

Additional Information

  • Blu Vouchers are available in various denominations, ranging from R2 up to R1,000. This flexible range empowers you to select the precise amount that suits your needs.
  • Each Blu Voucher is valid for 36 months from the date of purchase, with the expiration date clearly indicated on the voucher.
  • For any inquiries or assistance, please contact Blu Voucher customer care at 0800 014 942. Their customer service operates seven days a week from 07h00 to 21h00. This contact is particularly useful if your voucher is stolen, lost, or utilized without your authorization. It’s important to note that if your voucher’s security is compromised, it will be canceled, although refunds are not provided.