How to deposit money from mpesa to PayPal steps.

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How to deposit money from mpesa to paypal

Since the emergence of the internet, people have been exposed to it, it has been argued that the internet has brought more harm than good. Still, the truth is that it has brought us more possibilities and opportunities

For instance, the internet has opened the world and made it a small global village.

The internet has created job opportunities like online writing, freelancing, social media marketing, and online payment platforms like Rave, PayPal, world remit, etc.

People can now get jobs, be paid, and send and receive money from anywhere in the world using their phones or computers.

This article will talk about one of the payment platforms on the internet, PayPal, and how to deposit money from Mpesa to a PayPal account.

Paypal is an American financial technology that offers online payment systems like online money transfers

One can buy goods and services online and pay through PayPal; also, one can do a job online and get paid through their PayPal account.

Mpesa came up with an agreement with Paypal and agreed to partner, and they came up with Paypal Mobile Money Service that can enable Kenyan users to transfer money online from Mpesa to PayPal and vice versa 

How to deposit money from mpesa to paypal procedure

Create a Paypal Account

Link Your Paypal to Your Mpesa Number

Deposit Money From Mpesa to Paypal

So, how do we deposit money from Mpesa to Paypal? I have listed a step to step guide below on how to do that

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PayPal mobile Login

1.Create a Paypal Account

If you have a PayPal account, well and good. If you are in Kenya and you don’t have one, don’t worry; create your account by clicking here. You need a valid and working email address, your full official name, address, phone number, and a strong password to open one.

2.Link Your Paypal to Your Mpesa Number

Once you have created and set up your PayPal account, you will need to link it with your Mpesa number

To link Mpesa to PayPal, you need to visit Paypal mpesa and sign in to PayPal using your PayPal username (your email address) and password

 You will be prompted to agree to the terms and conditions of the service. After that, a form will pop up for you to key in the M-Pesa number you want to link with PayPal, and you will then receive an SMS verification code from PayPal to the M-PESA number you keyed in

in. Once you Key in the verification code that you received from PayPal to your M-PESA account, you will have completed the linking process.

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Safaricom customer operating Mpesa menu

3.Deposit Money From Mpesa to Paypal

Your Mpesa is now linked to Paypal, and it’s time to deposit some money to your PayPal account. Follow these easy steps to learn how to deposit money from Mpesa to PayPal.

  • Sign In to the PayPal mpesa page. You can use their currency converter to know the amount of money you have to top up in Ksh and what it will be in USD.
  • Go to your M-Pesa app or tool kit on your phone,  select Lipa Na Mpesa, and then the Pay Bill option. Use the PayPal Mpesa Pay bill number 800088 and the Mpesa phone number you linked with PayPal as the account number on the pay bill section.
  • Next, Enter the amount you want to load to PayPal and submit. You will receive a message from Safaricom confirming the transaction’s success. And an email from PayPal confirming your transaction.

The top-up process is as simple as that, and the good news is that depositing to a Paypal account is instant. Also, note that Mpesa Charges apply and that you can only use the number you linked to PayPal; using a different number will lead to a failed transaction.

Mpesa PayPal is available in different countries in the world for example; Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana, Egypt, Afghanistan, and South Africa

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