Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers enable Kenyans to pay utility bills quickly and conveniently using their mobile phones. It is easier to pay KPLC bill using Mpesa paybill number for KPLC. Mobile money services such as Mpesa and Equitel are very popular in Kenya. Due to this, even banks in Kenya enable their clients to transfer cash to and from their bank accounts using Mpesa.
Equitel and Mpesa rates are lower. In addition, making payments using Equitel Kenya and Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers is safer since one does not need to carry a lot of cash. Mobile payments are more convenient since they are done wherever – even at the comfort of your home or office. The addition of verification features such as Safaricom hakikisha service has made mobile payments even more secure.
Mpesa charges are higher for transactions involving non-registered numbers. It is now a legal requirement to register every SIM card. This has ensured that almost every Mpesa transaction will involve registered numbers. The transaction limits still apply when using Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers: The daily maximum is Ksh 140,000 while the transaction maximum is Ksh 70,000.
Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers enable businesses receive payment swiftly and safely through online shopping portals. It doesn’t have to be online: Web hosting companies, Supermarkets, bars and restaurants are among businesses that successfully rely on Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers to receive payment. Any trader with a Lipa na Mpesa account can accept payment for goods and services through Mpesa.
Safaricom Mpesa Paybill Numbers: How to Pay Bills using Lipa na Mpesa
There is an easy to get or verify Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers before initiating an Mpesa transaction. Simply search for the appropriate Safaricom Mpesa paybill number by typing a keyword such as Stima, KPLC or StarTimes (or the organization’s name) at Safaricom paybill numbers page. Then press Search.
The following is the procedure to follow when making a payment using Mpesa to a Safaricom Mpesa paybill number.
- On your phone that has a Safaricom SIM card, go to M-PESA
- Select Lipa na M-PESA
- Select Pay Bill
- Enter the Business Number of the company to make payment to. For example, the Business number for KPLC prepaid is 888880
- Enter the Account Number to send the money to. For example, the Account Number when paying KPLC prepaid bill is your 11 digit meter number
- Enter the amount you wish to pay. This can be any amount between Ksh 10 and Ksh 70,000.
- Enter your M-pesa PIN, confirm that all the details are correct and press OK/Send
- You will receive an Mpesa transaction confirmation SMS
Safaricom Mpesa Paybill Numbers and Bill Manager
To make it even more convenient to pay using Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers, the mobile services company has introduced a bill manager. Simply use the Safaricom bill manager to save paybill numbers and pay your bills using just one transaction. The bill manager saves the paybill numbers and account numbers you frequently use. These can be GOTV paybill number, DSTV paybill number, SportPesa, Betin Kenya etc.
In addition, use the Safaricom bill manager to get reminders of the various due dates for your bills. To access this new service, simply dial *234#. Then select M-PESA Products and then Bill Manager. It is faster and more convenient to pay bills using Safaricom Mpesa paybill numbers.