Safaricom Mpesa Charges 2017: Mpesa Withdrawal Charges and Rates

Current Safaricom Mpesa charges for sending and withdrawing money though a Safaricom agent, ATM (Read: how to withdraw from Mpesa through Equity Bank ATM) and m-pesa tariffs when transferring cash both to registered and un-registered Mpesa users.

All Mpesa deposits are free. There are no Mpesa charges when buying Safaricom airtime through Mpesa. Mpesa registration is free and there are no Mpesa charges when you generate your Safaricom Mpesa statement.

Safaricom Kenya Mpesa transfer and withdrawal charges depend on the amount in the transaction. The maximum one can send using Mpesa is Ksh 70,000 per transaction. The maximum daily M-pesa transaction limit is Ksh 140,000. It costs a little more to send money to non-registered subscribers.

As indicated in the Mpesa charges table below, you can not withdraw less than Ksh 50 from an Mpesa agent but you can transfer any amount greater than Ksh 10 to another Mpesa user. Use the Mpesa rates calculator to get Mpesa fees for sending or withdrawing any amount. Here are the Safaricom Mpesa charges.

Safaricom Mpesa Charges 2015

Min (Ksh) Max (Ksh) Transfer to other M-PESA Users Transfer to Unregistered Users Withdraw From M-PESA Agent
10 49 1 N/A N/A
50 100 1 N/A 10
101 500 11 44 27
501 1,000 15 48 27
1,001 1,500 25 58 27
1,501 2,500 40 73 27
2,501 3,500 55 110 49
3,501 5,000 60 132 66
5,001 7,500 75 163 82
7,501 10,000 85 201 110
10,001 15,000 95 260 159
15,001 20,000 100 282 176
20,001 25,000 110 303 187
25,001 30,000 110 303 187
30,001 35,000 110 303 187
35,001 40,000 110 N/A 275
40,001 45,000 110 N/A 275
45,001 50,000 110 N/A 275
50,001 70,000 110 N/A 330

Safaricom Mpesa Withdrawal Charges for ATM

Mpesa Transaction Range (Ksh)
Min (Ksh) Max (Ksh) Mpesa Charges
200 2,500 33
2,501 5,000 66
5001 10,000 110
10,001 20,000 193

Other Safaricom Mpesa Transaction Charges

Mpesa Transaction Mpesa Charges (Ksh)
Change M-PESA PIN 22
All Deposits 0/FREE
Register for M-PESA 0/FREE
Buy Airtime 0/FREE
Check M-PESA Balance 1

Safaricom Mpesa Withdrawal Charges for ATM

Mpesa Transaction Range (Ksh)
Min (Ksh) Max (Ksh) Mpesa Charges
200 2,500 33
2,501 5,000 66
5001 10,000 110
10,001 20,000 193

Other Safaricom Mpesa Transaction Charges

Mpesa Transaction Mpesa Charges (Ksh)
Change M-PESA PIN 22
All Deposits 0/FREE
Register for M-PESA 0/FREE
Buy Airtime 0/FREE
Check M-PESA Balance 1

Safaricom Mpesa Charges

NOTE:

  • Maximum Account Balance allowed is Ksh 100,000.
  • The maximum Daily Transaction Value is Ksh 140,000. Maximum per transaction is Ksh 70,000
  • You cannot withdraw less than Ksh 50 at an M-PESA agent outlet.
  • To transact, your Safaricom line and M-PESA account must be active.
  • At an agent outlet, you cannot deposit money directly into another M-PESA customer’s account.
  • You earn Bonga points when you transact on M-PESA.
  • To register or transact at any M-PESA Agent outlet, you will be required to produce your original identification document, i.e., National ID, Passport, Military ID, Diplomatic ID or Alien ID/Foreigner Certificate.

These Mpesa charges apply for all transactions, even when depositing and withdrawing money from SportPesa and Mcheza. If Safaricom Kenya update their Mpesa charges and you somehow miss the resulting breaking news, you can check for any updates here.