Mpesa Charges 2021: Safaricom Mpesa Rates and Tariffs

Here are the Mpesa Charges 2021 you can always look up and use when transacting on your mobile phone. The tables below include Mpesa Withdrawal Charges, Sending Charges, and All Mpesa Rates updated in 2021.

Where would Kenya be without M-Pesa? That is a good question for another day. Safaricom’s M-Pesa is one innovation that has helped millions over the years. Recently Safaricom revised its Mpesa charges, and you will have to pay more to send or receive payments on your mobile phone.

The move to increase the Mpesa Charges by Safaricom came shortly after the 2018/19 National budget was tabled in parliament. Treasury CS Henry Rotich revealed that customers would now be charged 12 percent up from 10 percent of every money transfer cost in the budget.

New M-Pesa Charges 2021 Summary

Safaricom new M-Pesa charges will force the user to pay the following fees in every transaction:

  • All deposits to your account or receiving money on Mpesa are free.
  • Sending between Ksh 1- 100 to other MPesa users, you won’t be charged anything.
  • If you are sending an amount of between 50 to 1,00, M-Pesa won’t be charged.
  • Withdrawing any amount between Ksh. 501 to Ksh 1,000 will cost you Ksh 28 shillings.
  • Sending any amount between KSh. 1501 to Ksh 2500 will cost you 22 Kenyan shillings.
  • Sending an amount of more than 2501 and less than 3500 will be charged at Ksh 51 bob.
  • If you want to withdraw Ksh 5,000, you will have to leave 67 shillings to Safaricom.
  • And to send 5000, you will be charged Ksh 55 bob.
  • Sending Ksh 10 000 shillings will cost Ksh 87 bob.
  • While sending Ksh 20,000 will cost you 102 shillings.
  • And when you go to withdraw the Ksh 20,000, you will part with Ksh 180.

That is just a summary of the new Mpesa rates updated in December last year by Safaricom LLC. For more detailed charges, see the summary.

Mpesa withdrawal charges 2021 (KSh)

Do you want to Withdraw money from M-Pesa and are interested to know the new Mpesa Withdrawal charges 2021? I have listed the charges in a clear table for you to check out.

Here are the current M-Pesa Withdrawal Charges from an Agent in 2021:

Minimum Maximum M-Pesa Charges
1 49 N/A
50 100 10
101 500 27
501 1,000 28
1,001 1,500 28
1,501 2,500 28
2,501 3,500 50
3,501 5,000 67
5,001 7,500 84
7,501 10,000 112
10,001 15,000 162
15,001 20,000 180
20,001 35,000 191
35,001 50,000 270
50,001 150,000 300

 

Safaricom has a limit on the amount you can withdraw, as seen in the table above. For instance, you cannot withdraw less than KSHs.50 at an M-PESA agent outlet.

Mpesa sending charges to unregistered users

These are the Mpesa sending charges 2021:

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges
1 49 N/A
50 100 N/A
101 500 45
501 1,000 49
1,001 1,500 59
1,501 2,500 74
2,501 3,500 112
3,501 5,000 135
5,001 7,500 166
7,501 10,000 205
10,001 15,000 265
15,001 20,000 288
20,001 35,000 309
35,001 50,000 N/A
50,001 150,000 N/A

The above is the Mpesa charges for sending money to unregistered users.

Mpesa charges for sending money to Mpesa users

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges
1 49 Free
50 100 Free
101 500 Free
501 1,000 Free
1,001 1,500 26
1,501 2,500 41
2,501 3,500 56
3,501 5,000 61
5,001 7,500 77
7,501 10,000 87
10,001 15,000 97
15,001 20,000 102
20,001 35,000 105
35,001 50,000 105
50,001 150,000 105

Mpesa transactions rates: ATM Withdrawal

The following are the M-Pesa transaction charges for ATM Withdrawal:

Minimum Ksh Maximum Ksh M-PESA Charges
200 2,500 34
2,501 5,000 67
5,001 10,000 112
10,001 20,000 197

 

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Anne Katana
I am a student of history. In my free time, I enjoy sharing my passion and experiences with people through blogging. I started this blog in 2021 and have been writing articles for this blog since then. So welcome to Nasonga (I am Moving).

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