How to Get an MPesa Till Number from Safaricom

M-Pesa Till number

As a business person you need to get Mpesa Till number for your business to ease payment collection and manage sales records for your business. Buy Goods and Services by Mpesa help customers pay conveniently and with ease. Getting a till number in Kenya is very easy, below are the requirements you need before applying for Mpesa Till Number.

Application for  Mpesa Till Number as an Individual

Requirements

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions. ( Download the application form here)
2. National Id
3. Daily receipts (Current 1 Week)
4. KRA Pin (Not Mandatory)
5. Mpesa Registered line to be indicated on the Application form

Application for  Mpesa Till Number as Sole Proprietor

Requirements 

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions  ( Download the application form here)
2. Copy of Business Registration/or Business Permit
3. Individual or company KRA Pin (Not Mandatory)
4. Copy of Identification Documents of Persons Opening the account i.e.Copy
of the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for
Foreign Nationals).
5. Copy of Utility Bill or Business Photo to confirm the existence of the Business
6. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Private School

Requirements

  1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions
  2. A stamped copy of the certificate of incorporation
  3. Original stamped /or company sealed Board Resolution on company letter head signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating:
  • Authority to open a Bulk payment account or Transact business on behalf of the company
  • Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies of their identification documents
  • Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal of funds on behalf of the company(not mandatory)
  • Purpose of the till
  1. 4. KRA pin certificate ( for company or Directors)
  2. 5. Copy of CR12 –WITH VALIDITY PERIOD OF 90 DAYS/or Annual Returns with filling receipt
  3. 6. Ministry of Education license
  4. 7. Copy of Identification Documents of all directors and persons Opening the account i.e .Copy of the National ID/ National ID number as captured on Military ID (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals).
  5. 8. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Government Sponsored School

Requirements

  1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions
  2. A letter of introduction signed by the board of governors from the DEO/County Education Director authorizing opening of the account; or, a circular letter from the Ministry of Education authorizing :
  • Authority of the branch to open a Bulk payment account or Transact business on behalf of the school
  • Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies of their identification documents
  • Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on behalf of the school (not mandatory)
  • Purpose of the till
  1. 3. Copy of identification documents used by the Board signatory’s, Chairman, Head of School and School Bazaar i. e the National ID/ National ID number as captured on Military ID (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals
  2. 4. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

 Application for  Mpesa Till Number as a Limited Liability Company

Requirements 

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions ( Download the application form here)
2. A stamped copy of the certificate of incorporation
3. Original stamped /or company sealed Board Resolution on company letterhead
signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating:

  • Authority to open a Buy goods account or Transact business on
    behalf of the company
  •  Appointed persons having a signatory authority and provide copies of
    their identification documents
  • Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal of funds
    on behalf of the company(not mandatory)
  • KRA pin certificate ( for company and Directors)
    5. Copy of CR12 –WITH VALIDITY PERIOD OF 30 DAYS/or Annual Returns with
    filing receipt
    6. Copy of Utility Bill or Business Photo to confirm the existence of the Business
    7. Copy of Identification Documents of Persons Opening the account i.e.Copy
    of the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for
    Foreign Nationals).
    8. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as an NGO

Requirements

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions ( Download the application form here)
2. Copy of Certificate of Registration
3. Signed Letter on letterhead from the NGO Board confirming Registration
and existence including officials.
4. Original Stamped /or company seal board resolution on NGO letterhead
signed by at least two directors(Committee) within 30 days stating :

  •  Authority to open a Buy goods account or Transact business on
    behalf of the NGO
  •  Appointed persons having a signatory authority and provide copies of
    their identification documents
  •  Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on behalf of the NGO (not mandatory)

5. Copy of Identification Documents of Directors i.e Copy of the National ID/Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals).
6. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details.

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Partnership ( Includes firms such as Advocates and accountants)

Requirements 

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions ( Download the application form here)
2. Copy of Partnership Deed /OR Affidavit
3. Copy of Certificate of Registration/or Business Permit
4. Individual or company KRA Pin (Not Mandatory)
5. Copy of Identification Documents of Persons Opening the account i.e.Copy
of the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for
Foreign Nationals)
6. Copy of Utility Bill or Business Photo to confirm the existence of the Business
7. Signed Letter from the partners (on company letterhead) indicating:

  • Authority of the branch to open a Buy goods account or Transact
  • business on behalf of the church
  • Appointed persons having the signatory authority and provide copies
    of their identification documents
  •  Bank details
  •  Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on
    behalf of the church(not mandatory)
    8. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Church

Requirements

1. Duly filled and signed application form & Terms and conditions  ( Download the application form here)
2. Copy of Certificate of Registration
3. Letter from the headquarters of the church signed by at least 2 church
officials introducing :

  • Authority of the branch to open a Buy goods account or Transact
    business on behalf of the church
  •  Appointed persons having the signatory authority and provide copies
    of their identification documents
  •  Bank details
  •  Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on
    behalf of the church(not mandatory)

4.Verification of existence of the church by providing church photo /or copy
of a utility bill
5. Copy of Identification Documents used by Signatory Officials i.e Copy of the
National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign
Nationals).
6.Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Cooperative Society/Saccos

Requirements 

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions  ( Download the application form here)
2. Copy of Certificate of Registration as a cooperative society
3. Signed Letter from SASRA confirm Sacco Registration on letter head
4. Original Stamped committee board resolution on company letter head
signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :

  • Authority of the branch to open a Buy goods account or Transact business on behalf of the church
  • Appointed persons having the signatory authority and provide copies
    of their identification documents
  • Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on
    behalf of the church(not mandatory)

5. Copy of Identification Documents of signatory officials i.e. Copy of the
National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign
Nationals).
6. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Devolved Government

Requirements

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions ( Download the application form here)
2. Letter from the County Committee Executive signed by at least 2 officials
stating:

  • Authority of the branch to open a Buy goods account or Transact
    business on behalf of the church
  • Appointed persons having the signatory authority and provide copies
    of their identification documents
  • Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on
    behalf of the church(not mandatory)

3. A letter from the County Accountant confirming the request to open the account
4. Copy of Identification Documents of signatory officials i.e. Copy of National
Id/Military Number/Passport/Allien Id
5. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Application for Mpesa Till Number as a Financial Institution i.e Banks 

Requirements 

1. Duly filled and signed application form and Terms and conditions  ( Download the application form here)
2. A certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation
3. Copy of CR12 –Validity period of 30 days
4. Original Stamped /or company seal board resolution on company letterhead
signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :

  • Authority of the branch to open a Buy goods account or Transact
    business on behalf of the church
  • Appointed persons having the signatory authority and provide copies
    of their identification documents
  • Bank details
  •  Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on
    behalf of the church(not mandatory)

5. Kenya Revenue Authority PIN Certificate(company and directors)
6. Copy of identification documents used by the Directors. e the National ID/
Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals
7. A certified copy of the Financial Institution’s Annual license from the
authorizing authority.
8. Canceled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank detail
9. Completion of SAFARICOM AML/KYC questionnaire

Application for till number as an IMT( International Money Transfers)

Requirements

  1. Duly filled and signed application form & Signed T&Cs for money remittance companies
  2. Copy of CR12 –Validity period of 90 days /OR Annual returns with receipt Company KRA Pin
  3. CBK remittance license
  4. Copy of identification documents used by the Directors and bank signatories. i.e the National ID/ National ID number as captured on Military ID (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals
  5. Original Stamped /or company seal board resolution on company letter head signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :
  • Authority of the branch to open a pay bill account or Transact business on behalf of the institution
  • Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies of their identification documents
  • Bank details
  • Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on behalf of the institution (not mandatory)
  • Purpose of the till
  • IMT contract signed by at least 2 directors
  • Audited financial statements
  • Policy on sanctions screening
  • End to end remittance process flow/mechanism
  • Filled in AML questionnaire
  • Certified copy of certificate of incorporation
  • Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details

Once you are done with the application,submit your dully signed and completed application records to your closest Safaricom Shop. It’s totally free. It takes 48 working hours to process a Mpesa till number if all the significant records are given.

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