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The M-PESA Business till is an enhancement of the existing Lipa Na M-PESA Buy Goods till that enables business owners to collect payments on the till and use the money collected to make other transactions directly from their till.
The M-PESA For Business till is Ideal for businesses in retail, such as supermarkets, restaurants, hardwares, pharmacies, boutiques, salons etc. that collect money from customers regularly as part of their business.
The product is targeted at M-PESA Merchants directly acquired by Safaricom or Safaricom dealers falling in the category of individuals, or sole proprietors. Limited companies, partnerships wishing to use the product will be required to place the request via an official board resolution letter signed by authorized signatories indicating the nominated number and persons authorized to transact on its behalf.
To apply for M-PESA Business till click on this link: https://m-pesaforbusiness.co.ke
What’s great about this service
This product provides a one stop account for collecting and making payments directly from the till enabling them to separate their personal M-PESA payments from business payments. The following are the services available under this product.
Rates and Charges
What are the charges for the new M-PESA Business till transactions?
Pay to another Buy Goods Till
0.25 % capped at 200/-
Pay to a mobile number (B2C)
Existing M-PESA Send Money charges apply
Pay to a utility till (Pay bill C2B)
Standard Paybill charges apply
Withdraw at agent
Standard agent withdrawal charges
Sell Airtime to customer
Standard Agent Airtime commission rates
Getting Started on the M-PESA Business Till
Once the merchant has completed their application for the Business till on the Self Onboarding portal: https://m-pesaforbusiness.co.ke the merchant/nominated number will:
SIM Swap Process:
Safaricom Merchant Self SIM Swap is a Do-It-Yourself service that enables merchants on M-PESA Business Till to replace their Till SIM card. The process is FREE. You will only need to purchase a replacement line from an M-PESA agent or Safaricom retail shop near you at 50/-
SIM swap is applicable to your own till. Only the primary operator who is the nominated number can do a self SIM swap.
How the SIM Swap works:
You will receive a confirmation message that the SIM swap process has been initiated.
Once successfully swapped, the merchant will receive a message confirm that the sim replacement was completed successfully. Kindly insert your new sim into a handset to begin using it.
You will receive an M-PESA message with your operator ID and Start key PIN. You will be required to change PIN. Use the operator ID and start key then:
You will receive a message confirming that your PIN has been changed and till successfully activated
Should a customer have any queries, they can contact Safaricom through call line 100, 200 or 234 or visit any of the Safaricom retails shops countrywide.
M-PESA Business Till (Buy Goods) Booklet