New MPESA tariffs effective February 2013

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A week after announcing the MPESA rates would rise, Safaricom has released the new rates which will take effect from today.

Charges for transactions worth more than Kshs. 101 have gone up by 10% but charges for transactions under Kshs. 100 have remain unchanged.

The new rates are below:

Customer Charges
Transaction Range (Ksh) Transaction Type and Customer Charge (Ksh)
Min Max Transfer to other
M-PESA Users
Transfer to Unregistered Users Withdrawal from
M-PESA Agent
10 49 3 N/A N/A
50 100 5 N/A 10
101 500 27 66 27
501 1,000 33 66 27
1,001 1,500 33 66 27
1,501 2,500 33 66 27
2,501 3,500 33 88 49
3,501 5,000 33 105 66
5,001 7,500 55 143 82
7,501 10,000 55 171 110
10,001 15,000 55 220 159
15,001 20,000 55 237 176
20,001 25,000 82 275 187
25,001 30,000 82 275 187
30,001 35,000 82 275 187
35,001 40,000 82 N/A 275
40,001 45,000 82 N/A 275
45,001 50,000 110 N/A 275
50,001 70,000 110 N/A 330
ATM Withdrawal
Transaction Range (Ksh)
Min Max Customer Charge
200 2,500 33
2,501 5,000 66
5001 10,000 110
10,001 20,000 193

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