Mpesa is one of the most popular and widely used mobile money transfer service in Kenya today. For an Mpesa user, before sending, withdrawing or paying for services, the Mpesa rates and charges are always the factor.
Mpesa services are provided by Safaricom a telecommunication giant in the region hence the popularity of the Mpesa service.
Safaricom has the widest coverage guaranteeing all the clients unparalleled convenience.
Whether sending money, receiving money or paying for services, Mpesa has done it all, all you do nowadays is tap and it’s Settled.
Even with all the praise, the customers always find themselves checking to confirm the Mpesa rates and charges on the both ends of every Mpesa transaction.
Every now and then there is one question every customer asks before sending or receiving money. How much am I being charged to send money, to withdraw from an Mpesa Agent or how much are the charges after transacting via Mpesa Paybill service.
The bottom line is, all Mpesa rates and charges are based on Withdrawal Charges from MPESA Agent, Transfer Charges to Unregistered Users, Transfer Charges to other MPESA Users, Transfer Charges to other Mobile Money Users, ATM Withdrawal Charges or Paying for services.
You can dial *234# to view applicable charges or use Mpesa cost calculator on mySafaricom App
Apart from sending, receiving money and paying for services, Mpesa provides services like buying airtime and direct transfers to banks.
If MPESA is new to you, here are some of the transactions you can do using the Mpesa service.
The new Mpesa rates and charges effective from 1st July 2018.
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