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:

M-Pesa Registration
M-Pesa Registration

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.

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M-Pesa Activation:

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).

Send Money

Withdraw Cash

Buy Airtime

Loans and Savings

Lipa na M-PESA

My Account

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

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