Betway South Africa are one of the fastest growing bookmakers in the rainbow nation. They offer a sports betting product second to none and have a great selection of features and promotions for punters to take advatgage of. In this Betway how to guide we’ll be looking at everything from how to register an account, all the way through to how to request a withdrawal. If you would like to know more about Betway and it’s features then read through a comprehensive Betway Review for more information, let’s move onto our guide!

How to Register an Account

The first thing you’ll need in order to start betting is a Betway account. Registering an account at Betway Sports is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Betway are currently offering new customers a R25 Free bet on registration, no deposit required!

To Sign with Betway, simply follow the steps listed below;

  1. Head over to  on your PC or mobile browser
  2. Sign Up and provide the necessary information to verify your account
  3. Fill out the registration form with the required details

That’s it! Betway will then send you an e-mail and SMS verifying your account, and you can login, make a deposit, and start betting! If you don’t receive verification from Betway, please contact customer support.

How to Upload Documents

South African FICA law requires that Betway verify every member’s identity. If your identity is not automatically verified when you register an account, Betway will ask you to submit a copy of your identification document. They currently offer several forms of identification for fica, including:

  • Driver’s license
  • Green South African ID book
  • Passport
  • Smart card ID

If Betway request your identification document, they’ll will notify you via the website when you next login to your Betway South Africa account. To upload your ID follow these simple steps;

  • Click the “Upload Now” button
  • You will be directed to a Document Upload Page
  • There are two options. You may either send your documents over to or you can simply upload a copy of your identification document on the website using your desktop PC or your mobile device.
  • Please give us 24 – 48 hours to verify your identification document
  • Once your document has been verified, we will send you a confirmation e-mail
  • Make a deposit and start betting on your preferred sports, teams, and players

How to Make a Deposit with Betway

At Betway South Africa, we want you to enjoy the thrill of online sports betting, which is why making a deposit is simple and straightforward. There are a few ways to fund your Betway Sports account, including Credit Card, 1Voucher and a few other deposit options. You’ll be able to deposit at Betway even if you don’t have a bank account! To make your deposit simply follow the steps listed below;

Credit Card Deposits

  • Click on “My Account” which can be found on the top right-hand corner of the homepage
  • Click on “Credit/Debit Card”
  • You will find that your personal details are pre-populated
  • Enter the amount you want to deposit
  • Click on “Proceed”
  • You will be directed to the page to enter your credit or debit card details
  • Complete the required filed and then click “Next”
  • A response of “Successful” or “Unsuccessful” will appear
  • If the transaction is a success, your Cash balance will be updated
  • If the transaction is unsuccessful, please contact customer services

1Voucher Top Up at Betway

  • Select “My Account” on the home page in the top right-hand corner
  • Choose “1Voucher”
  • You’ll see that your personal details are pre-populated
  • Enter the amount you would like to deposit
  • Click on “Proceed”
  • You will be directed to 1Voucher Deposit Page
  • Choose the bank from which you want to deposit and click “Next”
  • Enter your 1voucher code and click continue
  • You will get a confirmation page with all the details of your deposit
  • You will then be redirected to Betway SA’s home page
  • The Cash balance will be updated in your Betway account

How to Place a Bet

With Betway Sports, you can enjoy all the thrills of online sports betting on your phone, tablet, or PC. To place a bet, follow these simple steps:

  • Head over to the home page to check out the latest upcoming fixtures
  • You can then click on “Choose League” if you want to filter certain leagues
  • You have the option to click on “Select the type of bet” in order to pick a bet type
  • You can also search by team name if you prefer
  • Make your bet selection by clicking on them and the selections will be added to your Betslip
  • Once you’re done with the selections, remember to confirm the Betslip.

How to Make a Withdrawal from Betway

Get your bets right, and you could win big and will likely want to withdrawal all those winnings from Betway. Betway currently offers a few withdrawal methods, including;

  • EFT Withdrawal
  • ABSA Cash Send
  • FNB eWallet

Here’s how to withdraw your cash:

  • Head to “My Account” on the home page once you have logged in
  • Choose “Withdraw Funds”
  • Select your desired withdrawal method
  • Fill out the withdrawal form and give us your bank account details
  • Enter the amount you want to withdraw
  • Click “Proceed”
  • Send us a bank statement that reflects your necessary bank details. You can send your statement to
  • We will verify your bank statement and process your withdrawal
  • Funds take 1 to 2 business days to reflect in your South African bank account.

There’s also a handy video guide if you need more details on the process;

We hope you found our Betway how to guide useful and that you’re now able to deposit, bet and withdraw from Betway. If you’d like to know more about Sports Betting in South Africa, including bonuses and promotions, please visit the Betting Bonus home page for all the latest sports betting news.