How to transfer money from MPESA to PayPal

PayPal users can now transfer money from their PayPal accounts to their MPESA accounts in a move to link the two accounts.
For one to be able to transfer money from PayPal account to MPESA account and vice versa , must have both MPESA and PayPal accounts. The accounts must be linked.

How To Transfer Money From PayPal To MPESA Account.

  • Open the PayPal account
  • Click on "Withdraw"
  • Your available balance will be displayed in USD if in any other currency change it to USD.
  • Enter the amount you wish to withdraw in USD 
  • You will be directed to a page showing the amount you will receive in ksh ,exchange rate etc
  • Confirm and complete the transaction.

How To Transfer Money From MPESA To PayPal Account.

  • Login into your PayPal account
  • Click on "Top up "
  • Enter the amount you wish to transfer to PayPal in USD and click " Calculate "
  • You will get the equivalent amount in kes which is required to be transfered from the MPESA account.
  • Open MPESA menu
  • Select Lipa na MPESA
  • Select PAYBILL
  • Enter Business no: 800088
  • Enter phone number as account number
  • Enter the amount calculated
  • Enter MPESA PIN and press OK

N/B Transactions for transferring money from PayPal to MPESA takes 2 to 3 hours,while from MPESA to PayPal takes 4 hours to be completed.
You need to check each account to confirm the transactions.


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