Mpesa Paypal Service: The Best Option for online payments
You can enjoy the Mpesa PayPal Service on mobile devices anywhere in the world.
What is Mpesa?
M-Pesa is a Kenyan mobile phone-based money transfer service powered by Safaricom (the largest mobile network operator in Kenya). M-pesa was launched in Kenya in 2007 and it has since revolutionized the way people transact. It has brought about convenience and reliability in the way people do business. To know more about Mpesa visit: www.Safaricom.co.ke
What is PayPal?
PayPal is an American multinational financial technology company operating an online payments system. It operates in the majority of countries that support online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders.
To register for Paypal visit: www.paypal.com
M-Pesa and Paypal Service
In this article, we shall explain how to move your money between your PayPal and M-pesa accounts. To enjoy M-Pesa and Paypal Service, you need to have an M-pesa account as well as a PayPal account.
How to Get Mpesa Account
For you to get an M-pesa account, first you need to be a Safaricom Subscriber and then register for M-pesa services.
How to Get a PayPal Account
You can open a PayPal account on www.paypal.com. Key in your details as required. After signing up, you’ll receive an email to confirm the validity of your email address and to complete registration.
How to Link up M-pesa and Paypal
Once you have both the Mpesa and Paypal accounts click on the following link: https://www.paypal-mobilemoney.com/m-pesa.
Enter your Paypal email address and password to Log in. Agree on the existing terms of usage of the platform as required. Key in your Safaricom account number (The Safaricom Line ) as required. Remember to omit the first zero (0) of your Safaricom number. You can now link the two. After this, you will then receive a confirmation code via SMS. Enter the code received to complete the process.
Kindly note that your Registered name on Paypal should be exactly the same as the one registered on Safaricom.
How to Withdraw Money from your PayPal to your M-pesa account.
Go back to the home page of your Paypal Account and click on withdraw from PayPal. You’ll see your available PayPal balance. The balance will be in U.S. Dollars. Now you can enter the amount you would like to withdraw and click withdraw. You’ll see the amount requested converted in Kenyan shillings. You will also be shown an estimated time when the transaction shall be completed. Click confirm to initiate the transaction. The money will be transferred to your M-pesa account when the transfer is complete.
How Top up your PayPal account from M-pesa.
Go to your M-pesa account either via the SIM tool kit or SIM applications or via the M-pesa app. Click on Lipa na M-pesa or Pay (if you are using the M-pesa app). Then click on Pay Bill, enter the Paypal pay bill number or Paypal business number which is 800 088. You will then click on account number, enter your mobile number as the account number and then enter the amount of your choosing. Enter your M-pesa PIN to complete the transaction.
That is how M-Pesa and Paypal have made online transactions become convenient and reliable.