M-Pesa to Paypal;How to transfer your money from M-Pesa to PayPal
M-Pesa to PayPal-Finally in Kenya you can now move funds between your PayPal and M-PESA accounts. Your money, your choice! This 411kenya.co.ke article teaches you how to top up PayPal via M-Pesa in Kenya.
Mpesa to PayPal
Some people inquire online about the best and safest way to transfer money to a PayPal account, and Mpesa is here to offer that solution. It is possible to transfer money from Mpesa to PayPal Kenya either within Kenya or outside the country. A few years ago, transferring money from M-pesa to Paypal was hectic, but now Safaricom has partnered with Paypal to make things easier.
Before you top up your Paypal account, you need to do the following:
3. You will be prompted to log in and thereafter agree to terms of using the service.
4. Add your M-Pesa phone number.
How to top up PayPal via M-PESA
- Log into your account at paypal-mobilemoney.com/m-pesa and click “Top Up”.
- Enter the amount you would like to top up in USD and click “Calculate” to get the equivalent amount converted in Kenya Shillings. This is the amount you need to transfer from M-PESA.
- Go to your M-PESA menu and select “Lipa na M-PESA” then the “Pay Bill” option.
- Enter Business Number 800088.
- Enter your phone number as the Account Number.
- Enter your M-PESA PIN and press “Send”.
Important Notes about PayPal M-pesa Transactions
- Cost – You will be charged 4% conversion fee + PayBill M-PESA charges will apply.
- Top up time – It will take a few minutes for the money to reflect in your PayPal account.
- Transaction limits – Ksh. 70,000 per transaction and Ksh. 140,000 per day.
There are some Mpesa to PayPal services available online. However, one should be careful not to become a fraud victim as there are many fraudulent cases reported online. Apart from choosing the safest option, you might also want to go with the most economical option. You simple need to compare the different rates charged by the different M-Pesa to PayPal money transfer service providers and choose what works best for you.