M-Pesa Registration: How to Register and Activate Safaricom M-Pesa
M-Pesa Registration: How to Register and Activate Safaricom M-Pesa.
Here is How to Register for M-Pesa on Safaricom for first time users.
Launched in 2007 by Vodafone Group plc and Safaricom, M-pesa is a mobile money and micro-finance platform. Safaricom is currently the largest mobile network operator in Kenya.
To register your Safaricom Sim to start using M-pesa, below is the easy steps and guide to register your Sim for M-pesa today. How to register M-pesa in Kenya.
How To Register for M-pesa:
To register for M-PESA, visit an M-PESA Agent outlet near you and make sure you carry the following with you:
Your National ID
Or Valid Kenyan Passport
Valid Foreign Passport
Kenya Military ID
Kenyan Foreigner Certificate
Any one of the above can do.
You will be given a form by the M-Pesa agent which you will fill all the necessary information required to register for M-Pesa.
After filling in all the necessary information, you will be asked to sign the form and the agent will also sign it.
After that, you will receive a message from Safaricom M-Pesa confirming your M-Pesa registration and a PIN which you will change later to your own secret and strong M-Pesa PIN.
The message you received should be kept as a private message because it contains important and sensitive details about your M-Pesa that can be used to sabotage your M-Pesa account.
After registering for M-Pesa, here is how to now activate your M-Pesa account.
How to Activate M-PESA:
After your registration of M-Pesa is a success, and you have received the message from M-Pesa (Safaricom) with your 4 digit PIN.
follow the following steps to now activate your M-Pesa account and start transacting money instantly.
Open the Safaricom Sim kit
Select M-PESA menu then select Activate or Wezesha.
(you are able to choose the language M-Pesa should use on your device – Swahili or English)
Enter the 4-digit M-PESA PIN you received via SMS (during registration)
Create your own Secret PIN, (must be a 4-digit number)
Confirm your new secret PIN.
Enter your ID number – the one used during registration.
You will receive a confirmation sms shortly with your MPESA balance.
In just a few minutes, your MPESA menu will be updated and you will be able to see something like the list below: (sub-menus).
Loans and Savings
Lipa na M-PESA
Now you can deposit money in your MPESA account and start transferring money and paying bills using Lipa na M-Pesa.
Fuliza MPESA is also available.
M-Shwari will be activated in no time after activation of M-Pesa.
That’s how you register and activate your safaricom line/Sim for M-Pesa.
There you have it – M-Pesa Registration: How to Register and Activate Safaricom M-Pesa