Lipa na mpesa till number application: How to apply for Safaricom Lipa Na Mpesa till number

Introduction

This article explain in details on how to apply for a Lipa Na Mpesa till number in Kenya, documents required during application and the type of till number to apply for. Safaricom offers Individual and a sole proprietor Lipa Na Mpesa till number.

If you want to collect payments from customers using Lipa Na Mpesa till, you can as well apply for both since there’s is no limitation in applying for this till number. The best thing with Lipa Na Mpesa till is that the application is free and there’s no payment of processing fee.

How a Lipa Na Mpesa till number operate

Lipa Na Mpesa till number is a business till that enables business person to collect payments on till and use the money collected to;

✓Sell Airtime directly from till using money collected and earn a 5% commission on every successful sale.

✓Pay to another buy goods till number when shopping from any part of the country

✓Pay to utilities paybill tillPay to own mobile number and that of family, relatives and friends

✓Withdraw cash at Mpesa agent

Below is an in depth explanation of each type of Lipa Na Mpesa till number and the documents required for a successful application.

Individual lipa na Mpesa till number

This till number is of two types; individual lipa na Mpesa till number that allows money collected from customers to be deposited in individual’s M-PESA only. The documents required for applying for this till includes;

Copy of identification documents of persons opening the account i.e Document ID(passport/Alien ID/Military ID) and must upload both front and back photos of the documents.

The second type of individual Lipa Na Mpesa till number enables money collected from customers to be deposited/settle in Both business owners Mpesa and bank account. Below are the documents required for applying for this till number;

✓ndividual KRA PIN Certificate

✓Copy of identification documents of persons opening the account i.e Document ID(passport/Alien ID/Military ID) and must upload both front and back photos of the documents.Bank details for ;

✓Bank on Real Time settlement (RTS)- Copy of cancelled cheque or bank statements. OR Banks Not on Real time settlement (RTS)- Letter from Bank or Copy of cancelled cheque.

Sole proprietor Lipa Na Mpesa till number

Lastly, is a Sole proprietor Lipa Na Mpesa till number. It is also of two type. Sole proprietor Lipa Na Mpesa that enables money collected from customers to be deposited in owners Mpesa only. The required documents for application includes;

Copy of Business Certificate of Registration or Business permit Copy of identification documents of persons opening the account i.e Document ID(passport/Alien ID/Military ID) and must upload both front and back photos of the documents.

The second type of a sole proprietor Lipa Na Mpesa till enables money collected to be deposited in owner’s Mpesa and bank account. Below are the necessary documents required for a successful application.

✓Individual KRA PIN CertificateCopy of identification documents of persons opening the account i.e Document ID(passport/Alien ID/Military ID) and must upload both front and back photos of the documents.

✓Bank details for ; Banks on Real Time settlement (RTS)- Copy of cancelled cheque or bank statements. OR Banks Not on Real time settlement (RTS)-

✓Letter from Bank or Copy of cancelled cheque.

How long will it take for a Lipa Na Mpesa till number application to be processed

Till number application usually takes 24 hours to be processed.

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