M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa)

Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa

M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa)

M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa). If you’re looking for M-Pesa charges in Tanzania or M-Pesa Tariffs? (makato mapya ya kutuma na kutoa pesa kwa Vodacom (M-Pesa)). This guide will help you as we have provides all information about M-Pesa charges Tanzania, Scroll down to read the full Details.

M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa)
M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa)

Vodacom Tanzania Limited is Tanzania’s leading cellular network company. As of December 2020, Vodacom Tanzania had over 15.6 million customers and was the largest wireless telecommunications network in Tanzania. Starting July 15, 2021

M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa)

How do I open a M-PESA account?


Once you buy a Vodacom line and register it, you’ll automatically be registered to M-Pesa. Or, if you’re an existing unregistered customer you can visit a Vodacom shop with a valid Identity Document – National ID (including Zanzibar ID), passport, voter ID or driving license – to complete the electronic registration process. Once registered, you’ll be prompted to activate the M-Pesa account by changing the system-generated start key PIN to personalised PIN.

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To activate your account:

  1. Dial *150*00# ok
  2. Select 1 Activate or 2 Wezesha
  3. Enter start key PIN
  4. Enter new PIN
  5. Re-enter new PIN
  6. Enter date of birth

You’ll receive an SMS confirmation once your account has been activated.

How to send money to M-Pesa in Tanzania

You can send a money transfer to M-Pesa using any device. The transfer can be paid for using a debit or credit card and the funds will usually be credited in within minutes. Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Go the calculator at the top of this page and make sure Tanzania is the chosen country
  2. You’ll be guided to the Tanzania home page.
  3. Click the ‘Mobile Money’ as the preferred service
  4. Enter the amount you want to send
  5. Log in or create an account if you haven’t already
  6. Select someone you’ve sent to before or add the details of a new recipient (we’ll need their mobile money account number)
  7. Pay online
  8. We’ll send you and your recipient SMS and email notifications when the funds have been credited

M-Pesa charges in Tanzania 2021/2022(Makato Mpya ya M-Pesa)

Why use M-Pesa to send money to Tanzania?

  • Money is added within minutes to M-Pesa accounts once payment is approved.
  • Your recipients don’t have to carry large amounts of cash with them, which can be unsafe.
  • There’s no need for your recipient to travel to a pickup location, they will have the money delivered right to their phone. It couldn’t be easier!

If you’d prefer to speak to someone in person, you can always call Vodacom Customer Care, free from a Vodacom cellphone on 100 – or visit a Vodacom store in your area.


  • There are no transaction fees when you deposit money into your account through M-Pesa agents
  • Ensure that your M-Pesa registration information is correct, otherwise visit your nearest Vodashop to verify the information
  • You can send up to Tsh 5M per day or hold up to Tsh 10M in your M-Pesa account at any time once you complete your registration
  • Whenever you send money always ensure to verify the receipient’s name to avoid inconveniences
  • Verify if your registration is complete by dialing *106#
  • Whenever you send money always ensure to verify the recipient’s name to avoid inconveniences
  • When doing a transaction at an M-Pesa agent you will be required to provide your identification card
  • After swapping your Vodacom number, you can start using your M-Pesa account after 48 hours
  • To get M-Pesa terms and conditions visit your nearest Vodashop or go to www.vodacom.co.tz
  • M-Pesa displays account balances on every transaction confirmation for FREE. If you wish to make a balance query you will be charged Tsh 60.
  • For M-Pesa accounts that are not used for more than 150 days, A fee of Tsh 600/=will be charged for account maintenance every month.
    For amounts that remain in customer accounts unclaimed for more than 5 years, the money will be transferred to relevant authorities
    in accordance with the laws of Tanzania.
  • When making payments to registered M-Pesa Merchants, you will be charged a small fee of 0.5% of the paid amount for all payments of up to Tsh 1,500,000/=. For payments between Tsh 1,500,001 and 2,000,000 you will be charged Tsh 7,500/=and for payments above Tsh 2,000,000/=a charge of Tsh 8,000/=will be applied.
  • All tariffs stipulated above are inclusive of all Government Taxes
  • For more information contact Vodacom call centre by dialing 100 for FREE
  • You can get your M-Pesa statement sent to you for FREE via email or a printed copy for Tsh.3,000/=per requested month via our Vodacom Shops. This charge incur printing costs.

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