M Pesa In South Africa

M Pesa In South Africa

Learn more about m pesa in SA;

What is M pesa?

M-Pesa is a mobile phone-based money transfer service, payments and micro-financing service, launched in 2007 by Vodafone and Safaricom, the largest mobile network operator in Kenya. It has since expanded to Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana, Egypt, Afghanistan, and South Africa.

Is M-Pesa available in South Africa?

It has since expanded to Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana, Egypt, Afghanistan, and South Africa.

How do I open a M-Pesa account in South Africa?

Download the Safaricom App and access among other services, Fuliza M-PESA, Bill Manager and M-PESA Global.

Register For M-PESA

  1. Select M-PESA menu then select Activate or Wezesha.
  2. Enter the ‘M-PESA PIN received via SMS.
  3. Create your own Secret PIN and confirm it.
  4. Enter the ID number used during registration.

How to send money via M-Pesa?

  1. Dial *111#;
  2. Within M-Pesa menu, choose the option “Send money”;
  3. Insert the number of the person you want to send money to;
  4. Insert the amount you wish to transfer;
  5. Insert your PIN and dial 1 to confirm or 2 to abort;

How do you send money from South Africa to Kenya through M-Pesa?

  1. When in TZ simply dial *150*00# and then “Send money to MPESA Kenya” on your Vodacom line.
  2. When in Rwanda; dial *830# to send money to Kenya from your MTN line.
  3. When in Uganda; dial *165# to send money to Kenya from your MTN line.

Why is M-Pesa not successful in SA?

He noted that there are a variety of reasons for M-Pesa’s failure to launch in South Africa – from mobile competition to the developed financial services industry – but underpinning everything is the regulatory environment.

How to become an M-PESA agent

  1. M-PESA Agent Requirements.
  2. M-PESA Agent Store Application Form.
  3. The Kenya Police Certificate of Good Conduct Application.
  4. M-PESA Agent Requirements.
  5. Extra Till Application Form.
  6. Agent Store Application Form.
  7. Agent Additional Store Application Form.
  8. Management Till Application Form.

How much does it cost to withdraw 15000 from mpesa?Mpesa withdrawal charges 2022 (KSh)

MinimumMaximumM-Pesa Charges
10,00115,000162
15,00120,000180
20,00135,000191
35,00150,000270