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How to Successfully Transfer Money from Skrill to M-Pesa

Skrill made things more comfortable for us when they introduced the Skrill to Mpesa wallet on their forum. We are going to guide you how to transfer your money fast between these two services.

The Skrill to Mpesa assistance has lower fees than other payment modes such as Paypal and Payoneer Kenya. So keep on reading on how to withdraw money from Skrill to Mpesa.

Skrill is believed a secure and transparent service for individuals venturing into online job or business and requires sending/receive payments from freelancing sites, online shops, and overseas. Skrill provides the most suitable alternative to Paypal Kenya.

With the rising number of Kenyans working online, abroad, and offering online freelancing assistance through various portals. One has to determine the best opportunity online for money transfer and payment.

How to Transfer from Skrill to Mpesa

Skrill Partnered with Safaricom to allow its customers to transfer their Skrill accounts to their mobile bank accounts in their mobile wallets. Steps to withdraw funds from Skrill to Mpesa in an instant.

  1. Access the Skrill iT website
  2. Change the Country domain from Belgium to Kenya to convert the money into Kenya shillings.
  3. Click on the “Get started” menu observed by the Mpesa button (not the Logo).
  4. Enter the recipient’s data in the fields provided.
  5. Relate on the “Continue” button to log into your Skrill account or to sign up.
  6. Skrill will provide/show your account balance details and transaction cover cost.
  7. Check and confirm the recipient’s information.
  8. Provide your date of birth particulars for security checkup and
  9. Click on the “Send Money” button and linger for an SMS and a confirmation email from Skrill.
  10. Now you deem good, 🙂 ha?

How to Make a Skrill Account in Kenya

  • Visit Skrill’s website to create a FREE account with Skrill.
  • Fill in the form raised by entering the right information.
  • Select your wallet report elements, i.e., you have an option to select Country and Currency.
  • Select the country where you live and have a valid “Equivalence Document” of that nation.
  • Note: You cannot change your currency once your wallet has been created.
  • Enter your street address, for example, Tom Mboya.
  • The final phase for the account opening is to add your phone number.

Verification and Set Up your Skrill to Mpesa Account

  • Login to your email address and connect on the verification link sent to you by Skrill.
  • Go to the “Cards & Bank Account” section to add your Credit or Debit card.
  • Click on the “Mobile Wallet” Tab pursued by the “Add Mobile Wallet” Button.
  • Enter your mobile number & click on the “Save” button

Benefits of Skrill Wallet

  • Skrill is famous and a favorite among Kenyans due to its ability to transfer money instantly to the Mpesa account in record time.
  • It is easy to send and accept payments from overseas and any person from any nation who has a Skrill account.
  • Affordability, Availability, low dealing costs, and convenience of use.
  • You can order payments from users using their E-mail addresses.
  • Low deposit and withdrawal bills as compared to other online payment platforms.

Skrill to MPESA Versus PayPal to MPESA

Both Skrill and PayPal permit users to transfer money to MPESA. So, how do the two compare? Beneath is a table that illustrates the comparisons between the two.


Platform Withdraw to MPESA Top Up From MPESA Fees
Skrill Yes No Withdrawal fee – 1.45%
Foreign exchange fee – 3.99%
PayPal Yes Yes Withdrawal conversion fee – 3% of the amount you are withdrawing
Top up conversion fee – 4% of the amount you are depositing plus MPESA paybill charge

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