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How To Opt In To Mpesa Global Service

How To Opt In To Mpesa Global Service

This article is about how to opt in to Mpesa Global Service. We give you a step by step guide on how to register for Mpesa Global services. Mpesa Global is a service from Safaricom that allows registered Mpesa customers to send and receive money worldwide. Safaricom has partnered with a number of mobile money transfer service providers to ensure you can send and receive money easily, from the comfort of your home.

How To Opt In To Mpesa Global Service

Registered Mpesa customers will be able to receive money from overseas into their Mpesa account. They will also be able to send money to the following locations:

Around the world

You can send money anywhere in the world. This affects millions of bank accounts at over 500,000 Western Union locations around the world.

East Africa

You can easily send money to the East African region, especially to Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Once in Tanzania, dial 15000# and send money to Mpesa Kenya to your vodacom line.

Once in Rwanda, dial *830# to send money to Kenya from your MTN line. Once you arrive in Uganda, dial *165# to send money to Kenya through your MTN line.

Paypal

Use Paypal’s mobile money service to earn money and shop worldwide with Mpesa. The minimum and maximum amount that a person can send through Mpesa Global is Kshs 101 and Kshs 70,000 respectively. The recipient will receive the money in their country’s currency.

How to register for Mpesa global services

  1. Via USSD

Dial *840#. Read the terms and conditions.
Accept or decline the terms and conditions to register. Enter your PIN and wait for a confirmation message.

  1. Through the MySafaricom app

Open the updated version of the MySafaricom app. (A good internet connection is required).

  • Go to Mpesa
  • Select Global Income.
  • Read the terms and conditions that will be displayed.
  • Accept or decline the terms and conditions to register.
  • Enter your Mpesa PIN and wait for a confirmation message.
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