PayPal PayBill Number: How To Transfer Money From M-Pesa To PayPal


Here is how to quickly and easily transfer your money from your M-Pesa account straight into your PayPal account.

Depositing money to PayPal from Mpesa is the simplest way to top up your PayPal account.

PayPal has therefore made it easy for their clients to be able to transfer money into their PayPal account straight from their Mobile Money, MPESA.


PayPal Kenya & M-PESA only allows upto Ksh. 70,000 per one transaction. Which means you can NOT transfer more than Ksh. 70,000 in one transaction.

Let’s say you want to transfer Ksh. 90,000 to your PayPal Account from M-Pesa, you will simply have to send Ksh. 70,000 in the first transaction then wait a couple of minutes and then transfer the remaining Ksh. 20,000.

Below is how to send money from M-Pesa to PayPal.

How To Transfer Money From M-Pesa To Your PayPal Account:

  • Open M-Pesa Menu
  • Select Lipa na Mpesa
  • Select the Paybill Option
  • Enter Business Number as: 800088

(800088 is the PayPal Paybill Number, in Kenya)

  • For Account Number enter the Phone Number that is linked to the Paypal Account you’d like to transfer the money to
  • Enter the amount of money you want to transfer into your PayPal Account
  • Enter your Mpesa PIN, confirm and press OK

You will receive a confirmation message from both PayPal Kenya and MPESA confirming your transaction.

Your money should reflect on your PayPal account pretty much instantly.


Money transfered to PAYPAL Accounts from M-PESA is irreversible, always confirm your details before making the transaction.

Also Read:  How To Create A PayPal Account And Link It With M-Pesa

The money transferred will reflect on your PayPal Account in Dollars.

EG: if you transferred Ksh. 90,000 to your PayPal Account, it should reflect as $9,000

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