Mpesa Charges 2023: Full List of Safaricom M-Pesa Rates

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M-Pesa, a mobile banking service in Kenya, has changed how Kenyans handle money. Introduced in 2007 by Safaricom, M-Pesa allows users to send and receive money, pay bills, and purchase goods and services using their mobile phones. The convenience and security of M-Pesa have made it a popular choice for financial transactions, even for those without traditional bank accounts. Find the latest M-Pesa Charges in the tables below for your consideration. We always keep this table updated; you will find accurate and verified M-Pesa Rates for 2023.

Latest Mpesa Charges in Kenya

The following are the current Mpesa charges for various transactions in Kenya. These charges are subject to change, but we will try to verify and update when they do.

Mpesa Withdrawal Charges from an M-Pesa Agent

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges Ksh
1 49 N/A
50 100 10
101 500 27
501 1,000 28
1,001 1,500 28
1,501 2,500 28
2,501 3,500 50
3,501 5,000 67
5,001 7,500 84
7,501 10,000 112
10,001 15,000 162
15,001 20,000 180
20,001 35,000 191
35,001 50,000 270
50,001 70,000 300

 

Mpesa Charges for Sending to Unregistered Users

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges
1 49 N/A
50 100 N/A
101 500 45
501 1,000 49
1,001 1,500 59
1,501 2,500 74
2,501 3,500 112
3,501 5,000 135
5,001 7,500 166
7,501 10,000 205
10,001 15,000 265
15,001 20,000 288
20,001 25,000 309
25,001 35,000 303
35,001 50,000 N/A
50,001 70,000 N/A

 

Mpesa Rates for Sending to other Mpesa Users

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges
1 49 Free
50 100 Free
101 500 6
501 1,000 12
1,001 1,500 22
1,501 2,500 32
2,501 3,500 51
3,501 5,000 55
5,001 7,500 75
7,501 10,000 87
10,001 15,000 97
15,001 20,000 102
20,001 35,000 105
35,001 50,000 105
50,001 70,000 105

 

Mpesa Rates for ATM Withdrawal

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges
200 2,500 34
2,501 5,000 67
5,001 10,000 112
10,001 20,000 197

 

NOTE:

  • You can maintain a maximum account balance of Ksh 100,000 on Mpesa.
  • The maximum daily transaction value on Mpesa is Ksh 140,000, with a maximum per transaction of KSHs 70,000.
  • It is not possible to withdraw less than Ksh 50 at an Mpesa agent or ATM outlet.
  • To transact on Mpesa, your Safaricom line and Mpesa account must be active.
  • Direct deposits into other Mpesa customers’ accounts are not allowed.
  • By transacting on Mpesa, you can earn Bonga points.

Lipa Na Mpesa Charges

Lipa Na M-Pesa is a service offered by M-Pesa in Kenya that allows users to easily buy goods and pay for services using their mobile phones.

To use Lipa Na M-Pesa, users simply need to go to the M-Pesa menu on their phone and select the Lipa Na M-Pesa option. From there, they can choose to buy goods and services or pay bills such as electricity, water, rent, and insurance.

To complete the transaction, users enter the till number provided by the merchant and follow the prompts to complete the payment. Lipa Na M-Pesa is a convenient and secure way for users to make purchases and pay bills without the need for cash or traditional payment methods.

Charges for Buy Goods and Services

When using Lipa Na M-Pesa to buy goods and services, the service is free for the customer, but the merchant is charged a small fee of 1% of the transaction value. This fee is recovered by Safaricom when the merchant moves their collections from the till. As a customer, you should receive confirmation messages from M-Pesa after each transaction.

The charges for Lipa Na Mpesa differ from the standard Mpesa charges and other transaction fees. When using Lipa Na Mpesa, you can pay amounts ranging from 50 shillings to Ksh 70,000.

To check for Lipa na M-Pesa Charges:

  • Dial *234# on your phone
  • Select option 2, “My Mpesa Information.”
  • Choose option 2 again, “Tariff Query.”
  • Select Option 5 “Lipa na Mpesa”
  • Enter Paybill Number or Merchant Till Number
  • Enter the amount charged by the business

You will receive an SMS notification for the cost of the transaction for that amount to that Paybill number. Note that, for Lipa Na Mpesa Charges, You need the business Playbill number/ Merchant Till number to find the corresponding Lipa na Mpesa charges.

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