KCB M-Pesa Banking – KCB M-Pesa Account
KCB M-Pesa Account is a mobile-based savings account that enables you to access instant KCB M-Pesa Loan up to Kshs.1M upon dialing *844#.
How to Sign up
- Access through the M-PESA menu
- Select Loans and Savings
- Select KCB M-PESA and Activate.
KCB M-Pesa Account Features
- Minimum saving of Kshs.1 and maximum saving of Kshs.1M
- Personal accident insurance benefit based on savings
- Interest on savings of 2% p.a.
- You may load your savings easily and conveniently via Mpesa, KCB Mobi, Mtaani agent and/or branch and withdraw your KCB Mpesa Account savings only via MPesa.
How to transfer money from M-PESA to a KCB account
- Go to your M-PESA menu,
- Select Lipa Na M-PESA,
- Enter PayBill number 522522,
- Enter the KCB account number you are transferring money to, enter the amount, and your M-PESA PIN and confirm to send money.
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- Go to your M-PESA menu
- Enter KCB pay bill number 522522
- Then enter the KCB account number to transfer money to
- Enter the amount to send
- Then enter your M-PESA PIN
- Confirm that all the details you have entered are correct, then send the money
- Wait for the MPESA transaction confirmation SMS
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- Dial *522# from your Safaricom, Airtel or Orange/Telkom line (costs 5/= to access the service)
- Enter your PIN to proceed (PIN is given when registering for Mobile Banking)
- After you’re logged in, select “Withdraw to Mpesa” option.
- Enter the Mpesa mobile number to withdraw your money to.
Benefits Of KCB Mobile Banking
- You are able to carry out multiple transactions off the palm of their hands from airtime purchase, bill payments transfers across to M-PESA other KCB Accounts.
- Access to short term loans without security.
- Visibility of your account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Ease of use
- The KCB App presents an exciting and unique user experience with multi-functional capabilities. You are able to pull contact directly from the phone list.
- You are able to verify transactions like bill payment or account details prior to authorizing the payments.
- You receive real time notifications when money comes in or out of the account.
How to Open a KCB M-BENKI
- Through M-PESA
- Go to M-PESA menu
- Select Lipa Na M-PESA
- Select Playbill and enter Paybill number 522522
- Under account, type ID(No Space) and your National ID Number e.g ID123456789
- Enter amount to deposit, and your M-PESA PIN.
- You will receive two SMS’s, one with your KCB M-BENKI Account number and the other with your temporary PIN.
- Online M-BENKI Account Opening
- Follow the link below, select an open account and follow prompts
kcb mpesa customer care Contacts
Telephone: +254 (20) 3270000
Mobile phone 1: 0711 087000
Mobile phone 2: 0732 187000 SMS: 22522
Fax 1: +254 732 187001
Fax 2: +254 711 087001
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A comprehensive guide on how to Deposit money to a Kenya Commercial Bank – KCB account Using KCB Mpesa Paybill Number 522522
Steps on how to Deposit Money into a KCB Account Using KCB Mpesa Paybill Number 522522
Money in and out of the KCB M-PESA Account is ONLY available through M-PESA. To deposit from M-PESA;
- On M-Pesa menu, select “Lipa na Mpesa”
- Select “Paybill”
- Select “Enter business no.” and enter the KCB Mpesa paybill number 522522 and press OK
- Select “Enter Account No” i.e. KCB account number you are transferring money to and press OK
- Enter Amount of Money you want to deposit and press OK
- Enter your Mpesa PIN and press OK
- Confirm all the details are correct and press OK
- You will then receive a confirmation SMS from Mpesa immediately.
- Kenya Commercial Bank will then send you a confirmation SMS shortly.
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To activate it, just go to your Mpesa menu, loans and savings option and finally KCB Mpesa. In this case your Mpesa transcation history plus how much you have saved in your KCB Mpesa account will determine how big a loan you will get.
To be eligible one has to be at least 18 years old, have a registered and active Mpesa account for at least 6 months and an updated Mpesa menu.
The loan features include; loan amounts of Ksh. 50 to Ksh. 1M, repayment period of 1 month, 3 months and 6 months, the interest rates depend on repayment period: 6% (1 month), 5% (3 months), 4% (6 months).
KCB Mpesa Terms & Conditions
1. THE AGREEMENT
1.1. This Agreement sets out the complete terms and Conditions (hereinafter called
“these Terms and conditions”) which shall be applicable to the KCB M-PESA Account
(as hereinafter defined) opened by you (as hereinafter defined) with the Bank (as
1.2. These Terms and conditions and any amendments or variations thereto take effect on
their date of publication.
2.1. In these Terms and Conditions the following words and expressions (save where the context
requires otherwise) bear the following meanings:
2.1.1. “Bank” means Kenya Commercial Bank Limited incorporated in Kenya as a limited
liability company under the Companies Act (Chapter 486 of the Laws of Kenya) and
duly licensed as a bank under the Banking Act (Chapter 488 of the Laws of Kenya)
and includes subsidiaries of the Bank as may from time to time be specified by the
Bank to you;
2.1.2. “Credit Reference Bureau” means a credit reference bureau duly licensed under the
Banking Act pursuant to the Banking (Credit Reference Bureau) Regulations, 2013,
as amended, revised or promulgated from time to time, to inter alia, collect and
facilitate the sharing of customer credit information;
2.1.3. “Customer” means the person in whose name the KCB M-PESA Account with the
Bank is existing;
2.1.4. “Customer Care Centre” means any Safaricom Retail Shops or Bank Branch or such
other Bank Agent or Agents as may be notified to the Customer by the Bank from
time to time;
2.1.5. “E-Money” means the electronic monetary value depicted in your M-PESA Account
representing an equal amount of cash;
2.1.6. “Equipment” includes your mobile phone handset, SIM Card and/or other equipment
which when used together enables you to access the Network;
2.1.7. “IPRS” means the Integrated Population Registration System set up and maintained by
the Government of Kenya under the Ministry of State for Immigration and Registration
of Persons and its successors;
2.1.8. “KCB M-PESA Account” means a bank account held by a Customer with the Bank
and which is opened and operated in accordance with the Terms and Conditions
2.1.9. “KCB M-PESA Products” means the other Bank accounts, products or services offered
to the Customer to complement the KCB M-PESA Account;
2.1.10. “KCB M-PESA Menu” means the KCB M-PESA Menu on the M-PESA System;
2.1.11. “KCB M-PESA Loan Menu” means the KCB M-PESA Loan Menu on the M-PESA System;
2.1.12. “M-PESA Account” means your mobile money store of value, being the record
maintained by Safaricom of the amount of E-Money from time to time held by you
in the M-PESA System;
2.1.13. “M-PESA Service” means the money transfer and payments service provided by
Safaricom through the M-PESA System;
2.1.14. “M-PESA System” means the system operated by Safaricom in Kenya for the
provision of the M-PESA Service using the Network;
2.1.15. “KCB M-PESA PIN” means your personal identification number being the secret code
used to access and operate the KCB M-PESA Account;
2.1.16. “M-PESA Subscriber” means any person registered to use the M-PESA System to send
or receive money or make payments;
2.1.17. “Network” means the mobile cellular network operated by Safaricom;
2.1.18. “Request” means a request or instruction received by the Bank from you or purportedly
from you through the Network and the System and upon which the Bank is authorized
2.1.19. “Safaricom” means Safaricom Limited incorporated in Kenya as a limited liability
company under the Companies Act (Cap 486 of the Laws of Kenya);
2.1.20. “Services” shall include any form of financial services or products that the Bank may
offer you pursuant to this Agreement and as you may from time to time subscribe
to and “Service” shall be construed accordingly;
2.1.21. “SIM Card” means the subscriber identity module which when used with the
appropriate mobile phone handset enables you to access the Network and to use
the M-PESA and KCB M-PESA System;
2.1.22. “SMS” means a short message service consisting of a text message transmitted from
one mobile phone to another;
2.1.23. “System” means the Bank’s electronic banking and communications software
enabling the Customer to communicate with the Bank for purposes of the Services.
The System and the Services will for the purpose of this Agreement be accessed
through the Safaricom System;
2.1.24. “Transaction Fees” includes the any fees and charges payable for the use of the
Services as published by the Bank on the Bank’s website and/or Safaricom’s website
and/or the daily newspapers in Kenya or by such other means as the Bank shall in its
sole discretion determine. Transaction Fees are subject to change at any time at the
Bank’s sole discretion;
2.1.25. “We,” “our,” and “us,” means the Bank and includes the successors and assigns of
2.1.26. “You” or “your” means the Customer and includes the personal representatives of
2.1.27. The word “Customer” shall include both the masculine and the feminine gender as
well as juristic persons;
2.1.28. Words importing the singular meaning where the context so admits include the plural
meaning and vice versa.
3. ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3.1. Before applying to open the KCB M-PESA Account via the M-PESA System you should
carefully read and understand these Terms and conditions which will govern the use and
operation of the KCB M-PESA Account.
3.2. If you do not agree with these Terms and conditions, please click “Decline” on the KCB
3.3. You will be deemed to have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions:
3.3.1. upon clicking on the “Accept” option on the KCB M-PESA Menu requesting you to
confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to abide with these Terms and
3.3.2. by using or continuing to use and operate the KCB M-PESA Account and/or the
3.4. By applying to open the KCB M-PESA Account with the Bank, you agree to comply with and
be bound by these Terms and Conditions for the time being and from time to time in force
governing the operation of the KCB M-PESA Account and you affirm that these Terms and
Conditions herein are without prejudice to any right that the Bank may have with respect
to the KCB M-PESA Account in law or otherwise.
3.5. These Terms and Conditions may be amended or varied by the Bank from time to time
and the continued use of your KCB M-PESA Account and/or the Services constitutes your
agreement to be bound by the terms of any such amendment or variation.
4. ACCOUNT OPENING
4.1. In order to open a KCB M-PESA Account with the Bank, you must be at least 18 years old
and a registered and active M-PESA Subscriber for at least six (6) months immediately
preceding the date of your application. The Bank reserves the right to verify with Safaricom
the authenticity and status of your M-PESA Account.
4.2. You may open a KCB M-PESA Account solely by way of an electronic application made by
you using your Equipment via the KCB M-PESA Menu on the Safaricom System.
4.3. You hereby agree and authorize the Bank to request Safaricom for your personal information
held by Safaricom pursuant to the agreement between you and Safaricom for the provision
of Safaricom products and services and M-PESA Service including your phone number,
name, date of birth, ID or Passport Number and such other information that will enable the
Bank to identify you and comply with the regulatory “Know Your Customer” requirements
(together the “Personal Information”). You also hereby agree and authorize the Bank to
request Safaricom for information relating to your use of the M-PESA Service, M-PESA System
and Safaricom Services as the Bank shall require for purposes of providing you the Services
(“M-PESA Information”). You hereby consent to the disclosure of the Personal Information and
the M-PESA Information by Safaricom to the Bank and to the aforesaid use of the Personal
Information and the M-PESA Information by the Bank.
4.4. You hereby agree and authorize the Bank to obtain and procure your Personal
Information contained in the IPRS from the Government of Kenya and you further
agree and consent to the disclosure and provision of such Personal Information by the
Government of Kenya to the Bank.
4.5. You hereby further acknowledge and authorize the Bank to verify your Personal
Information received from Safaricom pursuant to Clause 4.3 against the information
received from the Government of Kenya in your respect as contained in the IPRS.
4.6. The Bank reserves the right to request for further information from you pertaining to your
application for a KCB M-PESA Account at any time. Failure to provide such information
within the time required by the Bank may result in the Bank declining to accept your
application for a KCB M-PESA Account.
4.7. Acceptance by the Bank of your application for a KCB M-PESA Account shall be done
via SMS sent to the Safaricom Mobile Phone Number associated with your M-PESA
Account. You acknowledge and accept that the acceptance by the Bank of your
application for a KCB M-PESA Account does not create any contractual relationship
between you and Safaricom beyond the terms and conditions that apply to your MPESA Account from time to time.
4.8. The Bank reserves the right to decline your application for a KCB M-PESA Account or to
revoke the same at any stage at the Bank’s sole discretion and without assigning any
reason or giving any notice thereto.
5.1. You hereby irrevocably authorize the Bank to act on all Requests received by the Bank from
you (or purportedly from you) through the System and to hold you liable in respect thereof.
The Bank may nevertheless refuse to carry out any Requests which would result in there
being an overdraft on your KCB M-PESA Account.
5.2. The Bank shall be entitled to accept and to act upon any Request, even if that Request
is otherwise for any reason incomplete or ambiguous if, in its absolute discretion, the
Bank believes that it can correct the incomplete or ambiguous information in the Request
without any reference to you being necessary.
5.3. The Bank shall be deemed to have acted properly and to have fully performed all the
obligations owed to you notwithstanding that the Request may have been initiated, sent or
otherwise communicated in error or fraudulently, and you shall be bound by any Requests
on which the Bank may act if the Bank has in good faith acted in the belief that such
instructions have been sent by you.
5.4. The Bank may, in its absolute discretion, decline to act on or in accordance with the whole
or any part of your Request pending further enquiry or further confirmation (whether written
or otherwise) from you. The Bank shall not be under any obligation to so decline in any case,
and shall in no event or circumstance be liable for not so declining.
5.5. You agree to and shall release from and indemnify the Bank against all claims, losses,
damages, costs and expenses howsoever arising in consequence of, or in any way related
to the Bank having acted in accordance with the whole or any part of any of your Requests
(or failed to exercise) the discretion conferred upon it.
5.6. You acknowledge that to the full extent permitted by law the Bank shall not be liable for any
unauthorized drawing, transfer, remittance, disclosure, any activity or any incident on your
account by the fact of the knowledge and/or use or manipulation of your KCB M-PESA PIN,
password, ID or any means whether or not occasioned by your negligence.
5.7. You can only cancel your Request by calling the Customer Care Centre and Requesting
cancellation. Cancellation will however only be allowed where your Request is revocable
and has not yet been acted on. If the Bank is able to cancel your instruction you may be
charged for such cancellation.
5.8. The Bank may refuse to make a payment if you do not have sufficient funds in your KCB
M-PESA Account. In deciding whether you have sufficient funds, the Bank will take account
of any instructions to make payments and regular payments which have not yet been paid
from your KCB M-PESA Account. The Bank will not be obliged to take account of regular
credits or any amounts received after it has decided not to make the payment.
5.9. The Bank is authorized to effect such orders in respect of your KCB M-PESA Account as may
be required by any court order or competent authority or agency under the applicable
5.10. In the event of any conflict between any terms of any Request received by the Bank from
you and these Terms and conditions, these Terms and conditions shall prevail.
6. OVERDRAWING YOUR KCB M-PESA ACCOUNT
6.1. No Overdraft will be allowed on your KCB M-PESA Account.
6.2. The Bank is entitled to demand repayment of any money overdrawn from your account
together with interest and penalties.
7.1. The Bank shall have a general lien over all your property/assets in its possession in the event
that you owe any money to the Bank including but not limited to cash, goods, securities or
valuables deposited for safe custody as security, cheques presented, bills and any other
movable or immovable property charged to secure repayment of any money, whether
or not that money has been repaid, and also over all property in respect of which, by the
general law, the Bank has lien.
7.2. Where you are indebted to the Bank in circumstances giving the Bank a right of set off, all
property held under lien in terms of sub-clause 7.1 hereof shall be deemed to be held as
security for the debt.
7.3. The Bank may at any time give you notice in writing that if an accrued debt is not paid within
a period being not less than 14 days (or such other period specified in the notice) from
the date of receipt by you of the notice then the Bank may, without further notice, realize
sufficient of your assets to discharge the debt. Any part payment made will be accepted
strictly on account and without prejudice to the Bank’s rights.
7.4. You hereby constitute us as your attorney for the purposes of any transaction will be held on
your behalf in relation to your assets for purposes of discharging the debt.
8.1. The Bank may, upon notice, combine/consolidate your KCB M-PESA Account with any of
your other accounts held in the Bank, whether current, loan, savings, deposit, term deposit,
joint or any other type and thereafter set off any amount held to your credit against any
indebtedness you owe to the Bank.
8.2. The Bank may, upon notice to you, set off any amount held to your credit on your M-PESA
Account against any indebtedness you owe to the Bank.
8.3. The Bank may, upon notice to you, set off your KCB M-PESA Account against any other
account or indebtedness in respect of which you are liable, notwithstanding that some
other person may also be liable in respect thereof. In such circumstances, upon receipt of
an indemnity acceptable to the Bank (against costs) and at your expense, the Bank will
give you any assistance necessary in obtaining a refund.
8.4. If the set off is for debt recovery, the Bank will provide you with a detailed breakdown of
the costs and expenses recovered from you together with a justification for such costs and
9.1. You may request for a statement or activity report in respect of your KCB M-PESA Account
from the Bank using your Equipment (“KCB M-PESA Mini Statement”).
9.2. A KCB M-PESA Mini Statement shall provide details of the last 4 (four) transactions (or such
other number of transactions as determined by the Bank) in your KCB M-PESA Account
initiated from your Equipment.
9.3. A KCB M-PESA Mini Statement shall not be sent to you in printed form but shall be delivered
to you either by SMS to the Safaricom Mobile Phone Number associated with your M-PESA
Account or such other electronic means as the Bank may in its discretion determine. You
shall be responsible for the payment of any charges levied by Safaricom in delivering the
KCB M-PESA Mini Statement to you.
9.4. You may obtain printed KCB M-PESA Mini Statements or a printed bank statement pertaining
to your KCB M-PESA Account from the Bank. You shall be responsible for the payment of any
charges levied by the Bank for such printed statements. You also hereby authorize the Bank
to share your KCB M-PESA Account information with Safaricom for this purpose.
9.5. Save for a manifest error, a KCB M-PESA Mini Statement or bank statement issued to you
aforesaid in respect of your KCB M-PESA Account shall be conclusive evidence of the
transactions carried out on your KCB M-PESA Account for the period covered in the KCB
M-PESA Mini Statement and/or bank statement.
9.6. Your statement will show all amounts added or taken from your KCB M-PESA Account during
the period requested and/or since the previous statement. You must check your statement
carefully and tell the Bank as soon as possible if it includes any transaction or other entry
which appears to you to be wrong or not made in accordance with your instructions.
9.7. The Bank reserves the right to rectify discrepancies, add and/or alter the entries in your
statements, without prior notice to you. The Bank will however inform you of any rectification,
additions and or alterations effected on your statements within a reasonable time after the
changes are effected.
9.8. You will be notified of all transactions on your KCB M-PESA Account by way of SMS and the
charges for this service will be debited to your KCB M-PESA Account.
10. CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS
10.1. Complaints may be made in person, in writing, by post, fax, email or by telephone.
10.2. The Bank will take all measures within its means to resolve your complaints within a reasonable
time. All complaints will be handled in accordance with the Bank’s complaints handling
procedures, which are available on request from any Bank Branch or the Customer Care
Centre. Where a notification regarding your complaint or any other matter is expected
from the Bank but not received, the complaint must be made within a reasonable time
after non-receipt of such notification.
10.3. Applicable tariffs will be charged by your telephone and internet service provider (s) when
communicating with the Customer Care Centre.
11. INOPERATIVE AND DORMANT ACCOUNTS
11.1. Your KCB M-PESA Account will automatically be classified as inactive if you do not initiate
any transactions on the account for a continuous period of 12 months.
11.2. The Bank shall make reasonable endeavors to inform you of the intended classification of
your KCB M-PESA Account as inactive at least one (1) month before such classification. The
Bank shall, no later than seven (7) days from the date of such classification, inform you of
such classification by way of SMS alerts addressed to your mobile telephone number.
11.3. Your KCB M-PESA Account will be classified as Dormant if it remains inactive for a further
period of 12 months, in which case the account balances shall be transferred from your KCB
M-PESA Account to a central account for security reasons.
11.4. You will not be allowed to transact on an inactive or dormant account but the Bank shall,
upon your written (e.g. letter/email) request, inform you of the procedure to be followed to
activate your inactive/dormant account.
11.5. The Bank may (including without limitation) apply any one or more of the following conditions
to your KCB M-PESA Account upon its classification as Dormant:
i. confirm the validity and authenticity of the first transaction reactivating the account;
ii. suspend the payment of interest (if applicable);
iii. suspend the issuance of statements;
iv. charge a maintenance fee as we may determine from time to time;
11.6. If your KCB M-PESA Account will not have any transactions initiated by you for a continuous
period of five (5) years or if you shall not have communicated with us for a continuous
period of five (5) years regarding your KCB M-PESA Account, such account will be presumed
abandoned and transferred to the Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority as such.
12. BANK CHARGES AND EXPENSE INTEREST
12.1. The Bank may debit your KCB M-PESA Account with bank fees, commissions, costs and other
charges in respect of the Bank’s products and services provided to you, including but not
restricted to the following:
a) Unless otherwise agreed in writing, interest on overdrawn accounts, loan accounts or
any other facility granted, at any rate or rates as the Bank may determine from time
to time, but not exceeding the maximum allowed by law, which rate or rates may be
different for different accounts. Such interest will be calculated on daily balances and
debited monthly. The Bank will notify you within reasonable time prior to effecting any
change(s) as regards interest rates. Where a higher rate of interest has been agreed,
the Bank may charge such higher rate on any of your accounts. Such interest is payable
notwithstanding the determination of your relationship with the Bank and until you
repay the full amount you owe the Bank in full.
b) Legal charges: Advocate and client charges, costs and expenses incurred in any legal,
arbitration or other proceedings arising out of or connected with your KCB M-PESA
c) Commissions: Commissions at such rates as the Bank may determine from time to time.
d) Other charges and expenses: In addition to the debits authorised by sub-clauses (a)
and (b) of this clause, all other proper expenses and charges including but not limited
to ledger fees, postage, cables, telephone calls, taxes, duties and impositions. The Bank
may also debit your account with expenses incurred:
i. In complying with your requests;
ii. In complying with the requests of authorized and accredited Government or other
agencies in relation to your account;
iii. In maintaining your Account;
iv. In collecting or attempting to collect any amount of money you owe the Bank; and
v. Expenses incurred in realizing any security or protecting the subject matter of any
security issued to the Bank.
e) Such penalties as are provided in these Terms and Conditions at any rate or rates as
the Bank may determine from time to time. The penalties will be calculated on daily
balances and debited monthly. Penalties shall be due and payable notwithstanding
the determination of your relationship with the Bank until settlement in full;
f) The Bank will provide you with a detailed breakdown of the costs, charges and expenses
incurred under sub-clauses (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) of this clause in the account
statements. Please visit your nearest Bank branch for a copy of the complete guide on
the Bank’s Tariffs. The Tariffs are also available on our website at
g) The Bank will give you at least seven (7) days’ notice of intention to effect new charges,
fees, costs and/or commissions by way of email, SMS, letter and/or notices in the daily
13.1. All payments to be made by you in connection with these terms and conditions are
calculated without regard to any taxes payable by you. If any taxes are payable in
connection with the payment, you must pay the Bank an additional amount equal to the
payment multiplied by the appropriate rate of tax. You must do so at the same time as
making the payment.
13.2. Amounts in your KCB M-PESA Account may be subject to withholding tax in accordance
with applicable law.
13.3. You consent and agree that the Bank may withhold amounts in your KCB M-PESA Account
or any other of your accounts held in the Bank at any time, if any tax authority requires
the Bank to do so, or the Bank is otherwise required by law or pursuant to agreements with
any tax authority to do so, or if the Bank needs to comply with internal policies or with any
applicable order or sanction of a tax authority.
SPECIFIC KCB M-PESA ACCOUNTS
14.1. KCB M-PESA Account
14.1.1. As a holder of a KCB M-PESA Account, you will be entitled, subject to these Terms and
Conditions, to transfer money from your M-PESA Account and/or make withdrawals
therefrom into your M-PESA Account, and/or to borrow money from the Bank as
i. You may make deposits into your KCB M-PESA Account or withdraw funds
therefrom using the KCB M-PESA Menu on your Equipment.
ii. You will not be required to notify the Bank in advance of making a deposit or
withdrawal into or from your KCB M-PESA Account.
iii. The Bank shall channel withdrawals from your KCB M-PESA Account into your
iv. You will not be required to pay Transaction Fees or any other charges or
commissions to Safaricom in respect of transactions effected between your
M-PESA Account and your KCB M-PESA Account through the M-PESA System.
v. Transaction Fees and applicable Bank fees, commissions and other charges
will however be charged on all transactions between your other Bank account
(s) and your KCB M-PESA Account, as well as on any transactions on your KCB
M-PESA Account facilitated through KCB Mtaani.
vi. There will be no restrictions on the number of deposits into your KCB M-PESA
Account over any period of time subject to a minimum deposit of Kshs. 1.
vii. Subject to availability of sufficient funds to your credit, the Bank shall impose no
restrictions on the number of withdrawals you may make from your KCB M-PESA
Account over any period of time. You may withdraw up to the maximum
allowable limit under the M-PESA Service.
viii. The maximum deposit limit on your KCB M-PESA Account shall be Kshs.
1,000,000/= or such other minimum or maximum amount as the Bank may from
time to time in its sole discretion determine. Your deposits shall however not
exceed Kshs. 250,000 except with the Bank’s prior written approval and subject
to your compliance with such further or other conditions and documentation as
may be required by the Bank.
ix. Through the KCB M-PESA Menu on your Equipment, you may establish standing
orders and instruct the Bank to make loan repayments and establish term
deposits using funds from your KCB M-PESA Account.
x. As a holder of a KCB M-PESA Account, you may, subject to these terms and
conditions, apply for a loan from the Bank using the KCB M-PESA Menu on your
14.2. KCB M-PESA Transaction Account
14.2.1. Only holders of KCB M-PESA Accounts will be eligible to open KCB M-PESA Transaction
14.2.2. Interest on deposits in your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account will be calculated
at the rate of 2% per annum and will be paid into your KCB M-PESA Transaction
Account at periodic intervals as determined by the Bank.
14.2.3. Interest shall accrue to the credit balance on the account and shall be calculated
based on your end-of-day balance and will be credited into your KCB M-PESA
Transaction Account on a yearly basis.
14.2.4. We reserve the right to vary interest rates from time to time and will reasonably
endeavour to give prior notice of the changes in the interest rates by way of SMS
to your Equipment. If you do not receive such prior notice we will not be prevented
from changing the interest rate.
14.2.5. The maximum savings limit on your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account shall be Kshs.
1,000,000/= or such other minimum or maximum amount as the Bank may from time
to time in its sole discretion determine. If you however wish to save any amount
above Kshs. 250,000 in your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account, you must provide
the Bank with such further documentation and comply with any other or further
conditions as may be required by the Bank.
14.2.6. The Maximum savings transfer into your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account from
M-PESA shall be a maximum of Kshs. 140,000 per day.
14.2.7. The maximum deposit transfer into your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account from
M-PESA shall be Kshs. 70,000 per deposit transaction.
14.2.8. Deposit via KCB Mobi and Agents will see a minimum transfer of Ksh. 100 and a
maximum transfer of Ksh. 100,000.
14.2.9. Deposit via Bank Branches will have no maximum limit on deposit.
14.2.10. The Minimum deposit for your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account and minimum
transferrable amount from your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account shall be Kshs. 1.
14.2.11. You shall not be entitled to overdraw your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account.
14.2.12. In the event that your KCB M-PESA Transaction Account does become overdrawn,
debit interest shall accrue to the account on the debit balance. The debit interest
shall be equal to the maximum unauthorized overdraft rate levied on Bank current
14.3. KCB M-PESA Fixed Savings Accounts
14.3.1. You may from time to time Request the Bank to lock the deposits held in your KCB
M-PESA Account as a term deposit for such specified duration, interest rate and
other terms as may be agreed between you and the Bank.
14.3.2. Term Deposits are available for different durations (for instance 1 month, 3 months,
6 months or 1 year) and you shall select your desired duration through the KCB
M-PESA Menu on your Equipment. The minimum term deposit period will be one (1)
14.3.3. The interest rates on fixed savings will be determined on the basis of the duration of
the term deposit as follows:
i. 1 month: 3% per annum
ii. 3 months: 4% per annum
iii. 6 months: 5% per annum
iv. 12 months: 6% per annum
14.3.4. We reserve the right to vary interest rates from time to time and will reasonably
endeavour to give prior notice of the changes in the interest rates by way of SMS
to your Equipment. If you do not receive such prior notice we will not be prevented
from changing the interest rate.
14.3.5. In order to effect your term deposit, you may deposit the agreed term deposit
amount into your KCB M-PESA Account from your M-PESA Account or KCB M-PESA
Account. You may also Request that the amount held in your KCB M-PESA Account
or part thereof be locked as a Term Deposit.
14.3.6. The minimum term deposit will be Kshs. 500/= and the maximum term deposit
amount shall be Kshs. 1,000,000/= or such other minimum or maximum amount as
the Bank may from time to time in its sole discretion determine.
14.3.7. Depositing additional funds during the term of the fixed savings account is not
14.3.8. Your Term Deposit will mature on the relevant anniversary of the date the deposit was
opened, or if this is a non-business day, the next business day. The Bank will send you
a reminder of the maturity date at least thirty (30) days prior thereto. If the Bank does
not hear from you up to 5 business days prior to the date of maturity, the monies will
be rolled over in your name as per your latest instruction held with the Bank or, in the
absence of any disposal at maturity instructions, into a new Term Deposit of the same
term as the maturing Term Deposit and at the then prevailing interest rates.
14.3.9. The rate of interest will be fixed at the time of issue of the Term Deposit.
14.3.10. Interest on the Term Deposit is calculated on the principal investment amount and
will not be compounded (unless you are advised otherwise in writing). Interest will
only be paid on the maturity date of those Term Deposits of a period of one (1) year
or less. Where the Term Deposits run for a period of above one (1) year interest will
be paid at agreed intervals within the term of the Term Deposit. However you have
the option to have the interest paid on the maturity date upon notifying the Bank of
14.3.11. Early withdrawal of fixed savings will be permitted on condition that the entire interest
accrued will be forfeited. There will be no requirement for a notice of withdrawal of
the term deposit and the funds held in term deposit will be transferred to your KCB
M-PESA Account upon your Request. Please note that you must withdraw the entire
Principal amount as partial withdrawals are not allowed.
14.3.12. All payments, whether of interest or principal will be made by an automated credit
into your KCB M-PESA Account. There may be a charge for any other means of
transfer requested by you.
14.3.13. The Bank reserves the right either to decline or open a Term Deposit.
14.3.14. Funds held in term deposit will be taken into account in determination of your credit
14.4. KCB M-PESA Target Savings Accounts
14.4.1. To establish a Target savings Account, you must have a KCB M-PESA Account.
14.4.2. You may from time to time Request the Bank to open a Target savings Account
in your name, into which you may save a set target amount by making regular
contributions towards achievement of the set target amount (the Target Account).
14.4.3. The minimum target amount shall be KShs. 1,000/= and the minimum contribution
towards achievement of the target will be Kshs. 50 per deposit.
14.4.4. The interest rates on term deposits will be determined on the basis of the duration
of the term deposit as follows:
I. 1 month: 3% per annum
ii. 3 months: 4% per annum
iii. 6 months: 5% per annum
iv. 2 months: 6% per annum
14.4.5. Targets may be achieved within set durations (for instance 1 month, 3 months, 6
months or 1 year) subject to a minimum target period of one (1) month.
14.4.6. The Target savings account will be subject to interest as shall be determined by the
Bank from time to time.
14.4.7. You may deposit your contribution into your Target Account by way of a standing
order from your KCB M-PESA Account or M-PESA Account in such frequency as
may be agreed with the Bank.
14.4.8. Upon achievement of your target amount, the Bank may, at its sole discretion,
issue you with a reward(s) to be determined from time to time.
14.4.9. No notice of withdrawal will be required prior to withdrawal of the target funds
from your Target Account. Please note that you must withdraw the entire Principal
amount, as partial withdrawals are not allowed.
14.4.10. You can only open one target savings account at a time.
14.4.11. Early withdrawal of Target savings will be permitted. The Customer will however
earn interest to the cumulative date. There will be no requirement for a notice
of withdrawal of the term deposit and the funds held in term deposit will be
transferred to your KCB M-PESA Account upon your Request. Please note that you
must withdraw the entire Principal amount as partial withdrawals are not allowed.
15. KCB M-PESA LOANS
15.1. In order to qualify for a KCB M-PESA Loan, you must be at least 18 years old, a registered and
active M-PESA subscriber for at least six (6) months and an active KCB M-PESA Account
15.2. Upon opening your KCB M-PESA Account, you will receive a confirmation message
bearing your credit limit. You may thereafter, subject to these terms and conditions, apply
for an emergency loan or device financing loan using the request loan menu on the KCB
M-PESA Menu on your Equipment. The Transaction Fees payable for transactions effected
in respect of your KCB M-PESA Account from time to time will apply to any transactions
effected in respect of your KCB M-PESA Loan.
15.3. Customers who do not have an allocated credit limit will be required to save and build a
history to get a credit score.
15.4. As you apply for the loan, you will be able to select your preferred loan repayment period
from the KCB M-PESA Menu on your Equipment. The available repayment period options
on the KCB M-PESA Menu will be for repayment within 30 calendar days, 90 calendar days
and 180 calendar days respectively.
15.5. Your KCB M-PESA Loan application will be appraised according to the applicable loan
appraisal processes of the Bank. The Bank reserves the right at its sole discretion and
without assigning any reason to approve or decline your application for a loan.
15.6. Acceptance or rejection by the Bank of your application for a KCB M-PESA Loan shall
be done via SMS sent to the Mobile Phone Number associated with your KCB M-PESA
15.7. Subject to approval of your application for a loan, the Bank shall disburse to you a loan
of an amount to be determined by the Bank in its sole discretion subject to a minimum
amount of Kenya Shillings fifty (Kshs.50) and a maximum amount of Kenya Shillings one
million (Kshs. 1,000,000) or such other minimum or maximum amount as the Bank may from
time to time in its sole discretion determine.
15.8. The Bank will directly credit the loan proceeds into your KCB M-PESA Deposit Account
subject to any deductions on account of applicable Transaction Fees and interest charges.
15.9. You may only withdraw the loan from your KCB M-PESA Account in accordance with
Clause 14.1.1 (iii). Transactions between your KCB M-PESA Account and your M-PESA
Account will be subject to the deposit and withdrawal limits under the M-PESA Service.
15.10. In consideration of the Bank granting you the loan, you shall pay the Bank interest as
i. 30 day loan at 4% per month
ii. 90 day loan at 3% per month
iii. 180 day loan at 2% per month
15.11. The Customer loan will be issued net of interest
15.12. You shall make all payments due from you to the Bank in respect of the loan and
Transaction Fees through your M-PESA Account, your KCB M-PESA Account, KCB branch
or KCB Mtaani Agent.
15.13. In the event that you do not repay the loan in full within the agreed repayment period,
the Bank will automatically roll over any outstanding amount in respect of the loan for a
further period of thirty (30) calendar days.
15.14. In consideration of the Bank forbearing to demand the immediate payment of the
outstanding amount due in respect of your loan and rolling over the same pursuant
to Clause 15.13, you shall, in addition to paying the outstanding amount in respect of the
loan any outstanding fee, pay to the Bank a roll-over fee to be advised prior to effecting
the roll-over of the outstanding amount in respect of the Loan (the “Roll-Over Fee”).
15.15. You hereby agree to pay costs charges and expenses incurred by the Bank in obtaining
or attempting to obtain payment of any loan owed under your KCB M-PESA Loan
15.16. The Bank shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement and close your KCB M-PESA
Account in accordance with the provisions of Clause 22 without prejudice to any of its
rights accruing hereunder if you fail to repay the loan and/or the Transaction Fees due
thereon within the agreed repayment period.
15.17. The Bank shall utilize funds in any other accounts opened and operated by you to offset
any amounts outstanding and due from you to the Bank in respect of your loan.
15.18. The Bank shall utilize the funds held in your M-PESA Account to pay off any amounts
outstanding from your loan. The Bank shall only exercise this option after giving you notice
and after setting off all other funds held by the Bank.
15.19. The Bank reserves the right to vary the terms of the loan including the interest rate and fees
payable thereon from time to time having regard to the prevailing rules and regulations
of the Central Bank of Kenya and the policies of the Bank.
15.20. You hereby expressly consent and authorize the Bank to disclose, respond, advise
exchange and communicate the details or information pertaining to your KCB M-PESA
Account and or loan to Credit Reference Bureaus or any regulator or authority as required
under the Banking Act, the Banking Act (Credit Reference Bureau Regulations), 2013, as
published, amended or revised from time to time or any other law.
15.21. You also hereby expressly consent and authorize the Bank to disclose, respond, advise
exchange and communicate the details or information pertaining to your KCB M-PESA
Account and or loan to third parties involved in the administration of your KCB M-PESA
Account and or loan, underwriting of insurance policies, updating of databases, or
provision of user support.
16. KCB M-PESA Account and KCB M-PESA Account
16.1.1. The Customer will be able to send money from one KCB M-PESA account to another
KCB M-PESA Account.
16.1.2. M-PESA limits will apply and normal person to person M-PESA charges will be
16.2. KCB M-PESA Account Standing Order
16.2.1. Customers will be able to place standing orders from:
22.214.171.124. M-PESA to KCB M-PESA Account
126.96.36.199. M-PESA to Target savings Account
188.8.131.52. KCB M-PESA Account to Target Savings Account
16.2.2. The Customer will be able to stop a standing order
16.2.3. The Customer can have only one standing order account
17.1. You hereby expressly consent and authorize the Bank to disclose receive record or utilize
your personal information or information or data relating to your KCB M-PESA Account and
any details of your use of the Services:
17.1.1. to and from the Bank’s service providers, dealers, agents or any other company
that may be or become the Bank’s subsidiary or holding company for
reasonable commercial purposes relating to the Services;
17.1.2. to a Credit Reference Bureau;
17.1.3. to the Bank’s lawyers, auditors or other professional advisors or to any court or
arbitration tribunal in connection with any legal or audit proceedings;
17.1.4. to Safaricom in connection with the M-PESA Service and the Services;
17.1.5. for reasonable commercial purposes connected to your use of the Services,
such as marketing and research related activities; and
17.1.6. in business practices including but not limited to quality control, training and
ensuring effective systems operation.
17.2. You authorize the Bank to disclose any information relating to your KCB M-PESA
Account to any local or international law enforcement or governmental
agencies so as to assist in the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution
of criminal activities or fraud or to any other institution or third party as required
by the laws of any country and as the Bank may deem necessary.
17.3. In the event of death, your estate administrator will be granted access to
your KCB M-PESA Account upon production of administration letters from a
competent authority or confirmed grant of letters of administration or confirmed
grant of probate by your legal representatives duly appointed by the Court.
18. YOUR EQUIPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
18.1. You shall at your own expense provide and maintain in safe and efficient operating
order your Equipment necessary for the purpose of accessing the System and the Services.
18.2. You shall be responsible for ensuring the proper performance of your Equipment. The
Bank shall neither be responsible for any errors or failures caused by any malfunction of
your Equipment, and nor shall the Bank be responsible for any computer virus or related
problems that may be associated with the use of the System, the Services and the
Equipment. You shall be responsible for charges due to any service provider providing you
with connection to the Network and the Bank shall not be responsible for losses or delays
caused by any such service provider.
18.3. You shall follow all instructions, procedures and terms contained in these Terms and
Conditions and any document provided by the Bank concerning the use of the System
18.4. You agree and acknowledge that you shall be solely responsible for the safekeeping and
proper use of your Equipment and for keeping your KCB M-PESA PIN secret and secure. You
shall ensure that your KCB M-PESA PIN does not become known or come into possession
of any unauthorized person. The Bank shall not be liable for any disclosure of your KCB
M-PESA PIN to any third party and you hereby agree to indemnify and hold the Bank
harmless from any losses resulting from any KCB M-PESA PIN disclosure.
18.5. You shall take all reasonable precautions to detect any unauthorized use of the System
and the Services. To that end, you shall ensure that all communications from the Bank are
examined and checked by you or on your behalf as soon as practicable after receipt by
you in such a way that any unauthorized use of and access to the System will be detected.
18.6. You shall immediately inform the Bank through the Customer Care Centre in the event
18.6.1. You have reason to believe that your KCB M-PESA PIN is or may be known to any
person not authorized to know the same and/or has been compromised; and/or
18.6.2. You have reason to believe that unauthorized use of the Services has or may have
occurred or could occur and a transaction may have been fraudulently input or
18.7. You shall at all times follow the security procedures notified to you by the Bank
from time to time or such other procedures as may be applicable to the Services from
time to time. You acknowledge that any failure on your part to follow the recommended
security procedures may result in a breach of your KCB M-PESA Account’s confidentiality.
In particular, you shall ensure that the Services are not used or Requests are not issued or
the relevant functions are not performed by anyone other than a person authorized to
18.8. You shall not at any time operate or use the Services in any manner that may be prejudicial
to the Bank.
19. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
19.1. The Bank shall not be responsible for any loss suffered by you should the Services be
interfered with or be unavailable by reason of (a) the failure of any of your Equipment,
or (b) any other circumstances whatsoever not within the Bank’s control including,
without limitation, force majeure or error, interruption, delay or non- availability of the
System, terrorist or any enemy action equipment failure, loss of power, adverse weather or
atmospheric conditions, and failure of any public or private telecommunications system.
19.2. The Bank will not be liable for any losses or damage suffered by you as a result of or in
19.2.1. unavailability of sufficient funds in your M- PESA Account and/or in your KCB M-PESA
19.2.2. failure, malfunction, interruption or unavailability of the System, your Equipment, the
Network, M-PESA System and/or M- PESA Service;
19.2.3. the money in your KCB M-PESA Account being subject to legal process or other
encumbrance restricting payments or transfers thereof;
19.2.4. your failure to give proper or complete instructions for payments or transfers relating
to your KCB M-PESA Account;
19.2.5. any fraudulent or illegal use of the Services, the System and/or your Equipment; or
19.2.6. Your failure to comply with these Terms and conditions and any document or
information provided by the Bank concerning the use of the System and the
19.3. If for any reason other than a reason mentioned in subparagraphs 19.1 or 19.2, the Services
are interfered with or unavailable, the Bank’s sole liability under this Agreement in respect
thereof shall be to re-establish the Services as soon as reasonably practicable.
19.4. Save as provided in subparagraph 19.3 the Bank shall not be liable to you for any interference
with or unavailability of the Services, howsoever caused.
19.5. Under no circumstances shall the Bank be liable to you for any loss of profit or anticipated
savings or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage of whatever kind, howsoever
caused, arising out of or in connection with the Services even where the possibility of such
loss or damage is notified to the Bank.
19.6. All warranties and obligations implied by law are hereby excluded to the fullest extent
permitted by law.
20. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You acknowledge that the intellectual property rights in the System (and any amendments,
upgrades or enhancements thereto from time to time) and all associated documentation that
the Bank provides to you through the System or otherwise are vested either in the Bank or in
other persons from whom the Bank has a right to use and to sub-license the System and/or the
said documentation. You shall not infringe any such intellectual property rights. You shall not
duplicate, reproduce or in any way tamper with the System and associated documentation
without the prior written consent of the Bank.
21.1. In consideration of the Bank complying with your instructions or Requests in relation the KCB
M-PESA Account, you undertake to indemnify the Bank and hold it harmless against any
loss, charge, damage, expense, fee or claim which the Bank suffers or incurs or sustains
thereby and you absolve the Bank from all liability for loss or damage which you may
sustain from the Bank acting on your instructions or requests or in accordance with these
Terms and conditions.
21.2. The indemnity in clause 21.1 shall also cover the following:
21.2.1. All demands, claims, actions, losses and damages of whatever nature which
may be brought against the Bank or which it may suffer or incur arising from its
acting or not acting on any Request or arising from the malfunction or failure or
unavailability of any hardware, software, or equipment, the loss or destruction of
any data, power failures, corruption of storage media, natural phenomena, riots,
acts of vandalism, sabotage, terrorism, any other event beyond the Bank’s control,
interruption or distortion of communication links or arising from reliance on any
person or any incorrect, illegible, incomplete or inaccurate information or data
contained in any Request received by the Bank.
21.2.2. Any loss or damage that may arise from your use, misuse, abuse or possession
of any third party software, including without limitation, any operating system,
browser software or any other software packages or programs
21.2.3. Any unauthorized access to your KCB M-PESA Account or any breach of security or
any destruction or accessing of your data or any destruction or theft of or damage
to any of your Equipment.
21.2.4. Any loss or damage occasioned by the failure by you to adhere to these Terms
and Conditions and/or by supplying of incorrect information or loss or damage
occasioned by the failure or unavailability of third party facilities or systems or the
inability of a third party to process a transaction or any loss which may be incurred
by the Bank as a consequence of any breach by these Terms and conditions.
21.2.5. Any damages and costs payable to the Bank in respect of any claims against
the Bank for recompense for loss where the particular circumstance is within your
22. VARIATION AND TERMINATION OF RELATIONSHIP
22.1. The Bank may at any time, upon notice to you, terminate or vary its business relationship
with you and close your KCB M-PESA Account and in particular but without prejudice to
the generality of the foregoing the Bank may cancel credits which it has granted and
require the repayment of outstanding debts resulting therefrom within such time as the
Bank may determine.
22.2. Without prejudice to the Bank rights under clause 22.1, the Bank may at its sole discretion
suspend or close your KCB M-PESA Account:
22.2.1. if you use the KCB M-PESA Account for unauthorized purposes or where the Bank
detects any abuse/misuse, breach of content, fraud or attempted fraud relating
to your use of the Services;
22.2.2. if your M-PESA Account or agreement with Safaricom is terminated for whatever
22.2.3. if the Bank is required or requested to comply with an order or instruction of or
a recommendation from the government, court, regulator or other competent
22.2.4. if the Bank reasonably suspects or believes that you are in breach of these
terms and conditions (including non-payment of any Loan amount due from you
22.2.5. where such a suspension or variation is necessary as a consequence of technical
problems or for reasons of safety;
22.2.6. to facilitate update or upgrade the contents or functionality of the Services from
time to time;
22.2.7. where your account becomes inactive or dormant;
22.2.8. if the Bank decides to suspend or cease the provision of the Services for commercial
reasons or for any other reason as it may determine in its absolute discretion.
22.3. You may close your KCB M-PESA Account at any time at any Customer Care Centre.
22.4. If your KCB M-PESA Account has any credit balance at the time of its closure, we will
return any such balance to you, less any applicable fees. If your KCB M-PESA Loan
Account is in arrears at the time of closure of your KCB M-PESA Account, you agree to
pay to us immediately all amounts you owe us.
22.5. Termination shall however not affect any accrued rights and liabilities of either party.
22.6. If the Bank receives notice of your demise, the Bank will not be obliged to allow any
operation or withdrawal from your KCB M-PESA Account by any person except upon
production of administration letters from a competent authority or confirmed grant of
letters of administration or confirmed grant of probate by your legal representatives
duly appointed by the Court.
23.1. These terms and conditions (as may be amended from time to time) form a legally
binding agreement binding on you and your personal successors.
23.2. This Agreement and any rights or liabilities accruing thereunder may not be assigned
by you to any other person.
23.3. The Bank may vary or amend these terms and conditions and the Transaction Fees
at any time and without notice to you. Any such variations or amendments may
be published in posters or pamphlets available at Safaricom’s Agents outlets, Bank
branches, in the daily newspapers, on the Bank and/or Safaricom’s website and/
or by any other means as determined by the Bank and any such variations and
amendments shall take effect immediately upon publication.
23.4. No failure or delay by either yourself or the Bank in exercising any right or remedy
hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of
any right or remedy prevent any further or other exercise thereof or the exercise of
any other right or remedy.
23.5. The rights and remedies herein provided are cumulative and not exclusive of any
rights or remedies provided by law.
23.6. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be found by any duly appointed
arbitrator, court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or
unenforceable the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the
other provisions herein.
23.7. Any addition or alteration to these Terms and Conditions may be made from time to
time by the Bank and of which notice has been given to you by way of publication
as provided in subparagraph 23.3 shall be binding upon you as fully as if the same
were contained in these terms and conditions.
24.1. The Bank may send information concerning the KCB M-PESA Account via SMS to the
Safaricom Mobile Phone number associated with your M- PESA Account.
24.2. You acknowledge that you have no claim against the Bank for damages resulting from
losses, delays, misunderstandings, mutilations, duplications or any other irregularities due
to transmission of any communication pertaining to the KCB M-PESA Account.
25. DISPUTE RESOLUTION, JURISDICTION AND ARBITRATION
25.1. You may contact the Customer Care Center to report any disputes, claims or KCB M-PESA
25.2. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement that is not resolved by
Customer Care Centre representatives shall be referred to arbitration by a single arbitrator
to be appointed by agreement between the parties or in default of such agreement
within 60 days of the notification of a dispute, upon the application of either party, by
the Chairman for the time being of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Branch).
Such arbitration shall be conducted in the English language in Nairobi in accordance with
the Rules of Arbitration of the said Institute and subject to and in accordance with the
provisions of the Arbitration Act.
25.3. To the extent permissible by Law, the determination of the Arbitrator shall be final,
conclusive and binding upon the parties hereto.
25.4. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the
Republic of Kenya.
How to purchase airtime via (*522#)
- Dial *522#
- Select Airtime
- Select own phone if the self or other phones to send to
How to purchase airtime via KCB App
- Open the KCB App icon
- Select Transact
- Select Airtime
- Select self to buy for own phone or other to pick the recipient from the contact list
How to pay your bills using USSD (*522#)
- Dial *522#
- Select Bill Payments
- Select Option 1. Pay Bill
- Select Biller e.g KPLC postpaid
- Select Account to debit
- Enter Bill Account No e.g. 1234567-01
- Select Pay Total Amount or Pay Partial Amount
- Select Send to pay your bill
How to pay your bill using the KCB App
- Open the KCB App icon
- Select Transact
- Select Pay Bill option
- Select Biller
- In the Pay Bill screen:
- Select Account to debit
- Enter the Billing account number in the field “Account no”
- Enter the Amount you want to pay
- Select submit to pay your bill
KCB M-Pesa Loan
You can borrow instantly without saving with disbursement being to KCB M-Pesa Account Loan Limits (Kshs.100 to Kshs.500,000 with a top-up option)
KCB M-Pesa Account enables customers to get loans using their mobile phones, the loans are offered with a flexible repayment period ranging from one month to six months. Customers will also have the option of two fixed savings options, a fixed deposit account, and a target savings account. You can choose flexible repayment periods of 1 month, 3 months and 6 months via M-Pesa, KCB M-Pesa Account and Mobi/Branch/Mtaani with an option of Partial payments.
Interest on KCB M-Pesa Loan – KCB Loan Repayment Schedule
- 30-day loan at 4% per month (4%)
- 90-day loan at 3% per month (9%)
- 180-day loan at 2% per month (12%)
KCB Mpesa Deposits – Fixed Deposit Accounts
There are two types of fixed deposit accounts available to you as a KCB MPESA Account holder. They include
- Fixed Savings Account
- Target Savings Account
KCB M-Pesa Deposits – Fixed Savings Account
This Account allows you to lock a specific amount of cash for a certain period of time.
How does it work?
- You will not be able to top-up to the amount saved.
- Loan limits periods include 1, 3, 6, and 12 months with a minimum amount of Kshs.50
- Upon early or premature redemption, you will forfeit all interest accrued.
- You get cash back immediately to KCB MPESA account on prompting cash back
- You also get Life insurance benefit based on fixed deposit savings.
KCB M-Pesa Deposits – Target Savings Account
This account allows you to set a target and make deposits towards achieving that target.
How does it work?
- You will top up continuously until you achieve your target.
- The account is accessible with standing orders from M-Pesa or KCB M-Pesa Account
- You can choose from target periods of 1, 3, 6 and 12 months with a minimum contribution of Kshs.50.
- You will also earn interest on cumulative interest
- You are allowed up to 4 withdrawals within target lock period to maintain interest.
- You will get cash back immediately to your KCB M-Pesa account on prompting cash back
- You benefit from exciting Interest rates of 1 month (3%), 3 months (4%), 6 months (5%) and 12 months (6%)
KCB M-Pesa Loan and Account FAQS
What is the KCB M-Pesa Loan Account Service?
The KCB M-Pesa account is a paperless mobile-based bank account that will be offered exclusively to M-Pesa registered customers. KCB M-Pesa Account will have zero minimum balance and will provide customers with the ability to:
- Save from as little as KShs.1 and earn interest of 2% p.a.
- Borrow loans with facility fee ranging from 2% to 4% per month.
- Save for a fixed period of time (Fixed Deposit Account) or Target Savings Account where you save little by little for a set period.
Place standing orders from:
- M-pesa to KCB M-Pesa Account.
- M-pesa to Fixed Savings or Target Savings Account.
- KCB M-Pesa to Fixed or Target Deposit Account.
- Enjoy a free insurance cover on Fixed Deposit Account, on savings in your Fixed Deposit Account.
- Transfer money in and out of the KCB M-Pesa Account at no charge.
What are the requirements to have a KCB M-Pesa Account?
To get a KCB M-Pesa loan account, you will need to:
- Be a registered Safaricom M-pesa customer.
- Have an active Safaricom M-pesa account.
- Hold any one of the following Kenyan National ID, Kenyan Passport, Alien ID, Diplomatic ID(Registered on IPRS), Military ID.
How does an existing M-Pesa Customer Open a KCB M-Pesa Account?
- Accept the Terms and Conditions.
- You will receive an SMS with your PIN.
- Dial *844# to access the KCB M-Pesa Account Menu and enter the PIN.
- Change PIN option will be available under my account.
KCB M-Pesa Deposits – How can I deposit money into my KCB M-Pesa Account?
- From Mpesa to KCB M-Pesa Account.
- From my KCB M-Pesa Account to another KCB M-Pesa Account.
- From a KCB branch.
KCB M-Pesa Deposits – Withdrawal – How will I withdraw money from the KCB M-Pesa Account? – How to Withdraw Money from KCB to Mpesa
Customers can only make withdrawals from KCB M-Pesa Account via Mpesa using the following steps
- Dial the USSD code *844# and Enter the KCB M-Pesa Account PIN.
- Select “Withdraw” from the KCB M-Pesa Account.
- Select to “M-Pesa” or other “KCB M-Pesa Account.”
- Enter amount
KCB M-Pesa Account Interest Rate – What is the applicable interest rate on the savings account?
The cumulative interest rate on savings will be 2% per annum
KCB M-Pesa Loan – How will I qualify for a loan?
All frequent users of Safaricom services and existing KCB account holders will be allocated a loan limit upon opting into the KCB M-Pesa Account. Not all customers will qualify for loans immediately.
KCB M-Pesa Loan – What are the applicable facility fees for a KCB M-Pesa loan?
- 30-day loan at 4% per month
- 90-day loan at 3% per month
- 180-day loan at 2% per month
NB: Facility fee payable will be deducted up front and the balance will be sent to your KCB M-Pesa Account.
KCB M-Pesa Loan – What are the minimum and maximum amount I can borrow?
The minimum loan amount is KShs. 50 and the maximum loan amount is Kshs.1 Million depending on the customer’s credit scoring.
KCB M-Pesa Loans – How do I request for a KCB M-Pesa loan?
- Dial USSD code *844# and enter KCB M-pesa PIN.
- Select “Loan” then “request loan” and enter the amount.
- Select the preferred period (1, 3, or 6 months).
- Funds will be transferred to your KCB M-Pesa Account net of the facility fee.
NB: You will receive a confirmation message from both KCB M-Pesa Account and M-pesa.
KCB M-Pesa Loans – How do you repay your KCB Mpesa loan via M-pesa?
The loan can be paid in full or in installments from both KCB Mpesa account and Mpesa.
- Dial USSD code *844# and enter KCB M-pesa PIN.
- Select “Loan” then “Pay loan.”
- Select payment from either KCB M-Pesa account or M-pesa.
- Enter Amount to pay.
KCB M-Pesa Loan Contacts
Postal Address: P. O. Box 66827, 00800 Nairobi
Telephone: 0711 087000 or 0732 187000