The Safaricom Lipa na Mpesa or simply Buy Goods till number enables business owners, individuals or sole proprietors to collect sales payments via the till number and use these payments directly to perform other business transactions.
With Lipa na Mpesa Till number, you get an account (SIM card) different from your current Mpesa account.
You can use the till number to:
Receive payments from other businesses or customers
Pay businesses or customers
Withdraw funds from banks, Mpesa agents, or to your Mpesa account
Sell airtime using the funds you collect and earn commission.
When you buy goods or services via the Lipa na Mpesa Till number, as a customer you do not incur any charge. Businesses are charged a rate of 0.5% and not more than Ksh. 200 per transaction on the money collected.
Process of Getting the Mpesa Business Till Number
Generally, these are the steps you will have to follow to get a Buy Goods and Services Mpesa Till number: