How to Register for MPesa PayBill Number – Simple Guide

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How to Register for MPesa PayBill Number

What is M-Pesa PayBill Number?

PayBill is a cash collection service that allows an organization to collect money regularly from their clients through M-PESA.

In this article, I am going to share with you the requirements and procedures to register for M-Pesa PayBill number. You can apply M-Pesa PayBill for sole proprietors, Liability Companies, or short-term PayBill.

Let’s start;

Individual M-Pesa PayBill Registration –Requirements

  1. National Identification Card/Passport
  2. Filled and signed M-Pesa PayBill application form.
  3. KRA PIN certificate.
  4. Bank cancelled cheque
  5. Business registration certificate /business permit.
  6. Download the M-Pesa PayBill application form and M-Pesa PayBill Terms and Conditions. Fill out the forms with the required information and agree to the terms and conditions stated.

Note:  You can download the above forms from the LipaNaMpesa portal.

Procedure

Visit LipaNaMpesa portal and click on Apply Now, click on the PayBill option and choose your category. Fill out the required fields, upload the soft copies of your requirements and submit. Wait for 24 hours for approval of your request.

For those with the hard copies of the requirements visit the nearby Safaricom shop, submit the hard copies and wait for an approval message.

Sole Proprietorship M-Pesa PayBill Registration –Requirements

  1. Copy of national identification card
  2. Personal or business KRA Pin certificate
  3. Copy of Business Registration certificate or business permit.
  4. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details
  5. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions
  6. Signed Tariff Guide

Procedure

Visit LipaNaMpesa portal and click on Apply Now, click on the PayBill option and choose your category. Fill out the required fields, upload the soft copies of your requirements and submit. Wait for 24 hours for approval of your request.

For those with the hard copies of the requirements visit the nearby Safaricom shop, submit the hard copies and wait for an approval message.

Liability Limited Company M-Pesa PayBill Registration –Requirements

  1. A stamped copy of the incorporation certificate.
  2. Have original stamped or company sealed Board Resolution on your company’s letterhead having signatories of at least two directors within 30 days stating.
  3. KRA pin certificates for the company and those of the company’s directors.
  4. Copy of CR12 which has a validity period of 30 days or Annual Returns with the filling receipt.
  5. Authority to open a Pay Bill account or transact business on behalf of the company
  6. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies of their identification documents.
  7. Bank details of the company.
  8. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate withdrawal of funds on behalf of the company.
  9. Copy of the Utility Bill or the Business Photo to confirm the existence of your Business.
  10. Download the MPESA Pay Bill application form, fill it and sign it accordingly. Also, download the document containing terms and conditions as regards obtaining an MPESA Pay Bill number.
  11. Have a signed Tariff Guide.

Procedure

Visit LipaNaMpesa portal and click on Apply Now, click on the PayBill option and choose your category. Fill out the required fields, upload the soft copies of your requirements and submit. Wait for 24 hours for approval of your request.

For those with the hard copies of the requirements visit the nearby Safaricom shop, submit the hard copies and wait for an approval message.

READ: HOW TO REGISTER FOR MPESA PAYBILL NUMBER

Short Term M-Pesa PayBill Registration –Requirements

Medical Fund

  1. Copy of ID/Passport/Alien of the applicant.
  2. If applying on behalf of the beneficiary;  If a minor: the parents/guardian of the child should apply and a copy of the child’s birth certificate should be attached to the rest of the documents as listed – If the person is incapacitated: certified copies of IDs for the applicant will be required.
  3. Certified supporting documents from the hospital/doctor treating the patient should confirm the need for the collection e.g. reference to an operation/required treatment (on the institution’s letterhead, stamped and signed by authorized personnel).
  4. Bank details/ cancelled cheque.
  5. Duly filled and signed short-term PayBill application form and Terms and Conditions stating purpose and duration.
  6. Registered Safaricom Simcard for settlement of funds.

Education Fund

  1. Copy of ID /Passport of the student.
  2. Certified admission letter and fee structure from the institution.
  3. If applying on behalf of the beneficiary; – If a minor: the parents/guardian of the child should apply and attach a copy of the child’s birth certificate.
  4. Bank details / Cancelled cheque.
  5. Registered Safaricom Simcard for settlement of funds.
  6. Duly filled and signed short-term PayBill application form and Terms and Conditions stating purpose and duration.

Funeral Fund

  1. Applicants copy of National Identification Card.
  2. Copy of burial permit or death notification.
  3. Bank details /bank cancelled cheque.
  4. Registered Safaricom Simcard for settlement of funds.
  5. Duly filled and signed short-term PayBill application form and Terms and Conditions stating purpose and duration.

Wedding Fund

  1. Copies of National Identification Cards for the couple.
  2. Letter from the institution that is to wed the couple stating the duration.
  3. Bank Cancelled cheque.
  4. Registered Safaricom Simcard for settlement of funds.
  5. Duly filled and signed short-term PayBill application form and Terms and Conditions stating purpose and duration.

NGO /Religious Fund Raising

  1. A covering letter from the committee stating the purpose of the PayBill and the Bank A/C details should be stated in the letter. At least two Committee officials to sign the letter.
  2. Bank cancelled cheque.
  3. Registered Safaricom Simcard for settlement of funds.
  4. Duly filled and signed short-term PayBill application form and Terms and Conditions stating purpose and duration.

Procedure

Visit LipaNaMpesa portal, and click on Apply Now.

Choose Short-Term PayBill, fill out the form and upload the required documents and submit. Wait for approval in less than 24 hours.

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