DAR ES SALAAM – Leading African digital payments provider, DPO Pay, registered under One Payment Tanzania Limited, has received approval from the Bank of Tanzania to operate as a Payment Service Provider (PSP). The National Payment System Act, 2015 requires all PSPs to undergo a rigorous license application to provide payment services in Tanzania.
DPO Pay has been operating successfully throughout Africa since 2006 and was recently acquired by Network International, a leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
The payments provider has worked closely with regulators across the continent to obtain new licenses as requirements vary in each country to ensure secure and uninterrupted services for its merchants and partners.
DPO Pay has gained significant recognition and trust among prestigious business in various industries including hotels and resorts in Arusha, Dar es salaam and Zanzibar, where it has extensive experience in the travel and tourism sector. In addition, the company has established itself as a payment solution for major merchants in the region, including industries such as airlines, hotels, online retailers and logistic companies.
With a firm focus on expanding its network, DPO Pay continues to seek collaboration with top-tier businesses and brands, and cater to the diverse needs of merchants across various industries.
Managing Director of DPO Pay, Ms Judy Waruiru, said the approval from the Bank of Tanzania highlights the company’s commitment to comply with regulatory standards.
“This milestone further demonstrates our dedication to driving financial inclusion and economic growth in Tanzania, empowering businesses of all sizes to thrive in the digital era,” Ms Waruiru says. “We will continue to prioritise the security of transactions, adhering to stringent data protection protocols and industry best practices.”
The company’s robust security systems ensure that merchants and consumers can transact with confidence, safeguarding their sensitive information and maintaining the highest standards of integrity. With the recently updated DPO Pay Mobile app, merchants can collect and receive payments anywhere and anytime.
DPO Pay provides payment solutions enabling businesses and individuals across the continent to accept both local and international payment options. It has developed integrated payments technology to support businesses of all sizes in over 20 countries and accept payments securely and swiftly in multiple currencies and through diverse payment methods including cards, mobile money, bank transfers, USSD, and EFT.