How to register an account with Betway

Welcome to Betway - the best place for pre-game and in-play sports betting in South Africa

There is nothing that quite matches the excitement of watching your favourite teams go head-to-head with their biggest rivals in the most popular global sports. The only thing that could make this experience any better would be by backing your teams with a bet aimed at upping the intensity.

So get ready to bring home the win! Place your bets on soccer, rugby, tennis and many other sports, take part in our exciting promotions and earn rewards every time you wager with Betway South Africa

Follow the below steps to register an account and start betting with us using your phone, tablet or PC: 
How to register a Betway sports betting account
Important: Please make sure to read through our Terms and Conditions before you agree to them.


Take a look at our How to Sign Up instruction video: 


Verification of identity

In order to safely and securely bet with Betway, we are required by South Africa law to verify your identity. Should your identity not be automatically verified on registration of your Betway account, you will be required to submit a copy of your identification document.

Here are the acceptable forms of ID documents:

  • Green ID book
  • Smart Card ID
  • Passport
  • Drivers License

Upon logging into your Betway account, you will be notified on our website that we require you to send us a copy of your ID document. On presentation of this message follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Upload Now” button
  • You will be presented with a Document Upload page
  • You will have one of two options, you can either Upload your ID copy via the website through your mobile device or desktop computer or you can send your documents to
  • Allow us 24 to 48 hours to verify your ID document
  • You will receive an e-mail once your documents have been verified.
  • Deposit and start betting

Extra Bet Offer

On your first deposit with Betway, we'll give you an Extra Bet of 125% (up to R1000). This bonus only requires 1x playthrough at odds of 1.8 or higher. Click Bet Now below to register a Betway Sports Betting account for free

Click HERE to find out more about the Betway South Africa Welcome Offer.

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Published: 06/05/2018