How to Apply for Safaricom Paybill Number

How to Apply for Safaricom Paybill Number

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The process of applying for Safaricom Paybill Number is simple and straightforward.There are several paybill numbers issued by the telecom company,they include:

  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Non-Governmental Organization
  • SACCOS
  • Parastatals
  • Banks
  • Government schools

There is no way you can be issued with a Paybill number without presenting documents listed in the table below:

                 
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions    
        2. Signed Tariff Guide    
        3. Copy of Business Registration/or Business Permit    
  SOLE PROPRIETOR     4. Individual or company KRA Pin (Not Mandatory)    
      5. Copy of Identification Documents of Persons Opening the account i.e .Copy    
           
          of the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for    
          Foreign Nationals).    
        6. Copy of Utility Bill or Business Photo to confirm existence of the Business    
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details    
                 
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions    
        2. Signed Tariff Guide    
        3. A stamped copy of the certificate of incorporation    
        4. Original stamped /or company sealed Board Resolution on company letter    
          head signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating:    
          a. Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf    
  LIMITED LIABILITY         of the company    
        b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies of    
  COMPANY          
          their identification documents    
               
          c. Bank details    
          d. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal of funds    
            on behalf of the company(not mandatory)    
        5. KRA pin certificate ( for company and Directors)    
        6. Copy of CR12 –WITH VALIDITY PERIOD OF 30 DAYS/or Annual Returns with    
          filling receipt    
        7. Copy of Utility Bill or Business Photo to confirm existence of the Business    
        8. Copy of Identification Documents of Persons Opening the account i.e .Copy    
          of the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for    
          Foreign Nationals).    
        9. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details    
                 
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions    
           
        2. Signed Tariff Guide    
        3. Copy of Certificate of Registration    
  NON-GOVERNMENTAL     4. Signed Letter on letter head from the NGO Board confirming Registration    
        and existence including officials.    
  ORGANIZATION          
      5. Original Stamped /or company seal board resolution on NGO letter head    
           
          signed by at least two directors(Committee) within 30 days stating:    
          a.  Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf    
            of the NGO    
          b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies of    
            their identification documents    
          c. Bank details    

 

          d. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on behalf  
            of the NGO(not mandatory)  
        6. Copy of Identification Documents of Directors i.e Copy of the National ID/  
          Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals).  
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
                 
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Copy of Partnership Deed /OR Affidavit  
  PARTNERSHIPS     4. Copy of Certificate of Registration/or Business Permit  
      5. Individual or company KRA Pin (Not Mandatory)  
  (INCLUDE FIRMS SUCH AS      
      6. Copy of Identification Documents of Persons Opening the account i.e. .Copy  
  ACCOUNTANTS AND      
        of the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for  
  ADVOCATES        
        Foreign Nationals)  
           
        7. Copy of Utility Bill or Business Photo to confirm existence of the Business  
        8. Signed Letter from the partners (on company letter head) indicating:  
            Authorized Operators  
            Bank Details  
            •   Nominated Safaricom Number authorized to initiate  
              withdraw  funds.  
        9. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
                 
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Copy of Certificate of Registration  
        4. Letter from the headquarters of the church signed by at least 2 church  
  DENOMINATIONAL       officials introducing :  
        a. Authority of the branch to open a paybill account or Transact  
  CHURCHES        
          business on behalf of the church  
             
  BRANCHES OF       b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
          of their identification documents  
  MAINSTREAM CHURCHES          
        c. Bank details  
  E.G CATHOLIC        
        d. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on  
  ,ANGLICAN        
          behalf of the church(not mandatory)  
             
        5. Verification of existence of the church by providing church photo /or copy  
          of utility bill    
        6. Copy of Identification Documents used by Signatory Officials i.e .Copy of the  
          National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign  
          Nationals).    
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
                 

 

        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
  NON -DENOMINATIONAL     3. Copy of Certificate of Registration  
      4. Letter from the church signed by at least two church officials introducing :  
  CHURCHES      
        a. Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
           
            of the church  
          b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
            of their identification documents  
          c. Bank details  
          d. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on  
            behalf of the church(not mandatory)  
        5. Verification of existence of the church by providing church photo /or copy  
          of utility bill  
        6. Copy of Identification Documents used by Signatory Officials I .e .Copy of  
          the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for  
          Foreign Nationals).  
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
               
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Copy of Certificate of Registration as a cooperative society  
        4. Signed Letter from SASRA confirm Sacco Registration on letter head  
        5. Original Stamped committee board resolution on company letter head  
  CO-OPERATIVE       signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :  
             
  SOCIETIES/SACCOS       a. Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
           
            of the church  
          b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
            of their identification documents  
          c. Bank details  
          d. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on  
            behalf of the church(not mandatory)  
        6. Copy of Identification Documents of signatory officials i.e. Copy of the  
          National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign  
          Nationals).  
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
               
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
         
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Copy of Certificate of Registration and Trade license from the Sacco  
        4. Signed Letter from SASRA confirm Sacco Registration on letter head  
        5. Original Stamped committee board resolution on company letter head  
  SACCOS -WITH FRONT       signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :  
        •   Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
  OFFICE SAVINGS        
          of the church  
  ACTIVITY (I.E DEPOSIT        
        Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
  TAKING        
          of their identification documents  
             

 

          Bank details  
          Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on  
            behalf of the church(not mandatory)  
        6. Copy of Identification Documents of signatory officials i.e. .Copy of the  
          National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign  
          Nationals).  
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
        8. Completion of SAFARICOM AML/KYC questionnaire.  
               
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Original Stamped board resolution on company letter head signed by at  
          least two directors within 14 days stating :  
          a. Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
            of the company  
  PARASTATALS       b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
          of their identification documents  
             
          c. Bank details  
          d. Nominated Safaricom Number to initiate fund withdrawal on  
            behalf of the company(not mandatory)  
        4. Copy of Identification Documents used by Signatory Directors i.eCopy of the  
          National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign  
          Nationals).  
        5. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
               
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Act of parliament and or gazette notice forming the institutions.  
  COMMISSIONS/     4. A copy of the letter from Treasury – Accountant General’s office to the line  
        ministry’s PS authorizing opening of the account with us and Bank details  
  SEMI-AUTONOMOUS GOK        
      5. A letter from the Permanent Secretary (PS) of the line ministries requesting:  
  INSTITUTIONS      
        a.  Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
           
            of the company  
          b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
            of their identification documents  
          c. Bank details  
        6. A letter from the institution’s Head forwarding the above documents.  
        7. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
               
        1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
        2. Signed Tariff Guide  
        3. Original Stamped committee board resolution on company letter head  
  GOVERNMENT       signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :  
  SPONSORED SCHOOLS     4. A letter of introduction from the DEO/County Education Director  
          authorizing opening of the account; or, a circular letter from the Ministry of  
          Education authorizing :  

 

        a.  Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
          of the company  
        b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
          of their identification documents  
        c. Bank details  
      5. Copy of identification documents used by the Board signatory’s i. e the  
        National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign  
        Nationals  
      6. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
             
      1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
      2. Signed Tariff Guide  
      3. A letter from the Permanent Secretary (PS) of the line ministries requesting  
        to have :  
  CENTRAL GOVERNMENT –     a. Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
        of the company  
           
  MINISTRIES/GOVERNMENT     b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
        of their identification documents  
  DEPARTMENTS        
      c. Bank details  
         
      4. A copy of the letter from Treasury – Accountant General’s office to the line  
        ministry’s PS authorizing opening of the pay bill account with Safaricom  
      5. A letter from the District Accountant forwarding the above documents  
      6. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
             
      1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions  
      2. Signed Tariff Guide  
      3. Letter from the County Committee Executive signed by at least 2 officials  
  DEVOLVED GOVERNMENT     stating:    
      a. Authority to open a paybill account or Transact business on behalf  
  E.G COUNTIES      
        of the company  
           
        b. Appointed persons having signatory authority and provide copies  
          of their identification documents  
        c. Bank details  
      4. A letter from the County Accountant confirming the request to open the  
        account    
      5. Copy of Identification Documents of signatory officials i.e. .Copy of National  
        Id/Military Number/Passport/Alien Id  
      6. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank details  
             


FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
(MICRO-FINANCE INSTITUTIONS, INVESTMENT COMPANIES, BANKS

  1. Duly filled and signed application form &Terms and conditions
  2. Signed Tariff Guide
  3. A certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation
  4. Copy of CR12 –Validity period of 30 days
  5. Original Stamped /or company seal board resolution on company letter head signed by at least two directors within 30 days stating :
  6. Authority to open a pay bill account or transact business on behalf of the company,
  7. Appointed persons’ having signatory authority and provide copies of their identification documents
  8. Bank details
  9. Kenya Revenue Authority PIN Certificate(company and directors)
  10. Copy of identification documents used by the Directors. e the National ID/ Military Service Number (Passport/Alien Certificate for Foreign Nationals
  11. A certified copy of the Financial Institution’s Annual license from the authorizing authority.
  12. Cancelled cheque or letter from Bank confirming Bank detail
  13. Completion of SAFARICOM AML/KYC questionnaire.

After sampling the documents listed above,you’ll be required to fill the form attached below and send to Safaricom via the email presented.

Application form

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