M-PESA PayPal Withdrawal-Imagine effortlessly sending money across borders with just a few taps on your phone – this is the reality made possible by M-PESA and PayPal, transforming financial transactions in Kenya and beyond. Since 2007, M-PESA has revolutionized how Kenyans manage money, turning marketplaces into hubs of digital transactions and connecting remote villages to the global economy. Suppose you must send money to your relative in a region where M-PESA is not connected. One service that can ease the pain of frustration is PayPal. Paypal is also another Money transfer service that is widely adopted Globally. PayPal opens a world of possibilities, turning your smartphone into a virtual shopping cart where global marketplaces are just a click away.
What is the PayPal Mobile Money Service with M-PESA?
The PayPal Mobile Money Service with M-PESA, facilitated by Thunes in partnership with Safaricom and PayPal, enables users to top up or withdraw funds in US dollars. If you have money in another currency in your PayPal account, you must convert that particular currency to US dollars before Withdrawing from your M-0pesa account.
Eligibility for the service
To use PayPal with M-PESA in Kenya, ensure you have a Kenyan M-PESA account linked to a registered Safaricom number and a PayPal account set up in Kenya. If you satisfy these requirements, you can Link your M-PESA Account to Paypal. This can be done quickly by:
- Visit the M-PESA PayPal web portal and log in.
- Navigate to the ‘Wallet’ tab and click ‘Add Money’.
- Choose M-PESA, enter your phone number, and follow the prompts to verify.
After doing this, you can either top and withdraw from Paypal and vice versa on M-PESA. To learn more about how PayPal and M-PESA work, check out Safaricom FAQS on M-PESA PayPal Service
Withdrawing from PayPal to M-PESA
When you have money in your PayPal account, use it in a place that accepts M-PESA. Here’s how to move your Money from PayPal to your M-PESA account.
First, ensure you have a bank account from Kenya and an M-PESA account. You need both to start. To withdraw from PayPal to M-PESA:
– Log into the PayPal Mobile Money Service with M-PESA and select ‘Withdraw’.
– Enter the dollar amount, review the exchange rate and Kenyan shilling equivalent, and confirm.
Expert tip: The exchange rate is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged with the other. When withdrawing, remember to check the amount at which Kenya Currency is valued for dollar currency. All this can be found on your M-PESA Payal dashboard.
Topping Up PayPal Using M-PESA
What if you want to buy something online but need more dollars in your PayPal? You can add money to it from your M-PESA. Here’s the easy way to do it:
- Again, go to the same website and click ‘Top Up’.
- Type in how much you want to add in dollars. Hit ‘Calculate’ to see how much that is in shillings.
- Take out your phone and go to your M-PESA menu.
- Choose ‘Lipa na M-PESA’ and then ‘Pay Bill’.
- The business number is 800088.
- For the account number, use your phone number.
- Put in your M-PESA PIN and press ‘Send’.
That’s it! Usually, the money shows up in your PayPal account super fast, but sometimes, it might take up to four hours. If you’re not seeing your money in dollars, check your PayPal and confirm everything is okay.
The steps outlined above, either for withdrawing or topping up Money on Paypal, have proven to be of good use.
M-PESA PayPal Withdrawal: Additional Resources
If you want to learn more about how to use your M-PESA with PayPal, you can visit some great places. First, check out the official PayPal M-PESA service page. It’s super easy to follow! Additionally, if you find this needs to be more helpful and want to explore everything, M-PESA AND PAYAL Safaricom has a list of questions and answers people often ask. You can find these on Safaricom’s M-PESA PayPal service FAQs page.
And if you ever feel stuck or something needs to be fixed, PayPal is there to help. You can also contact us, and we will be happy to help. Please comment below if you also have any comments regarding M-PESA PayPal withdrawal.
People also ask
How do I withdraw money from PayPal via M-PESA?
To Withdraw Money from M-PESA, it’s pretty simple. All you need is money on your PayPal account and a M-PESA account. Having satisfied the requirements, you can proceed to the M-PESA and PayPal official page, log in with your PayPal account details, hover over the withdraw details, and enter the amount of money you want to withdraw.
How do you withdraw from PayPal?
To Withdraw from Paypal to M-PESA, here is what to do:
- Go to Wallet.
- Click Transfer Money.
- Click Withdraw from PayPal to your bank account.
- Select Instant (Free) or Standard (Free).
- Follow the instructions
What is the Number for PayPal to M-PESA?
The official PayPal Business Number for M-PESA is 800088. To top up to Paypal using M-PESA, enter your phone number as the Account Number. and your M-PESA pin.
Why is PayPal M-PESA not working?
One of the common reasons that may make PayPal and M-PESA not work o is if PayPal and M-PESA accounts need to be registered with the same name. Also, if your PayPal account has been restricted for one reason or another, you may be unable to perform any transaction with M-PESA or PayPal. If the error persists, kindly contact Safaricom M-PESA or PayPal to be assisted.
How long does it take to transfer Money from PayPal to M-PESA?
Wit6hdrwaing Money from Paypal to M-PESA can take minutes. However, at times, there can be delays, and thus, the transaction transfer process can take between 2 hours to 3 calendar days, depending on the amount of money that you’re sending to M-PESA
How much can you withdraw from PayPal to M-PESA in a day?
Current M-PESA transaction limits apply, with a maximum of KSh. 150,000 per transaction and KSh. 300,000 per day. However, take note that M-PESA usually updates these limits. Be on the lookout.