How To Register For Mpesa In Uganda

What Is Mpesa?

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 Uganda.

How Do I Register For Mpesa?

  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 Do I Use Mpesa In Uganda?

  1. From your mobile phone, simply dial *840#
  2. Opt-in by accepting the ‘Terms and Conditions.
  3. Select the option of ‘Send Money Abroad’
  4. Enter your preferred PIN.
  5. Select the option of ‘Send Money’
  6. Enter the phone number of the international recipient.

How Do I Send Money From Uganda To Kenya Via Mpesa?

To send Money to Safaricom M-Pesa, dial the following code; *165*1(send money)*2(East Africa)*1(Safaricom Mpesa). You’ll be prompted to enter the receipt’s number starting with Kenya’s country code 254 followed by the number. Then the amount you wish to send in Ugx.

How Do I Activate M-PESA On My iPhone?

Below is a step by step process you can use to access Mpesa tool kit on your iPhone.

  1. On your iPhone icons menu, go to Settings.
  2. Select Mobile data option.
  3. Scroll through the list of options up to SIM Application.
  4. Tap on SIM application to access your Mpesa menu on your iPhone.

How Do I Deposit Money Into M-PESA?

Depositing cash to your account

  1. Go to an authorized M-PESA agent with your phone and original ID.
  2. Inform the agent how much you wish to deposit.
  3. They will use their agent phone to send you e-money in exchange for cash.
  4. You and your agent will receive an SMS from M-PESA confirming the transaction.

How Do I Send Money From MTN To M-PESA?

It’s quick and easy;

  1. Dial *840#
  2. Enter your preferred PIN.
  3. Select Send Money.
  4. Enter destination phone number in the international format e.g. 256xxxxxxxxxx.
  5. Enter amount and confirm.

How Do I Receive Money From Western Union To M-PESA?

Choose your preferred mode of payment. Review the following: transfer fee, Western Union exchange rate, Actual amount to transfer. Enter your Western Union “Promo Code” if you have one. When everything is complete, click on the “Continue” tab to send the money from Western Union to Mpesa account.

How Do I Get M-PESA Line From Safaricom?

To get an aggregated M-Pesa line you will need to look for an authorized Safaricom dealer (Agent) so as to get registered and be issued with an M-pesa agent Till line. There are several authorized Safaricom dealers across the country that you can contact to get registered as an M-pesa agent.

What Is My M-PESA Pin?

If your mpesa account is blocked, but you know the pin, you can get it unblocked by dialling *100# for prepaid or *200# for postpaid and following the prompts.

How Do I Buy M-PESA Float?

Dial *247# or go to your Equitel SIM menu and select Buy M-PESA Float. Enter your Agent Number. Enter Amount of Float you wish to Purchase.

How Do I Withdraw Money From Unregistered M-PESA Line?

When you send money to an unregistered customer, they will receive a one-time voucher from M-PESA with a 4 digit code which they will use to withdraw money from an agent. In case this SMS is not received or accidentally deleted, the receiver can call line 234 and request for the voucher to be resent to them.

How Do I Transfer Money From M-PESA To My Bank Account?

  1. Go to M-PESA menu on your mobile phone.
  2. Select Lipa na M-PESA, then choose Paybill.
  3. Enter the bank’s Paybill/ business number.
  4. Enter your bank account number.
  5. Enter amount to transfer.
  6. Enter your M-PESA PIN.
  7. Confirm all details are correct, then send.