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How to Repay OPesa Loan via M-PESA Paybill Number 606280

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  1. Open Safaricom SIM Tool Kit
  2. Select M-PESA
  3. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  4. Select Pay Bill
  5. Select Enter Business no. Okash PayBill Number 606280 and press OK
  6. Select Enter Account no. Phone Number (e.g. 0700 xxx xxx) press OK
  7. Enter Amount and press OK
  8. Enter M-PESA PIN and press OK
  9. M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification e.g. “Pay Tenspot Kenya LTD KSh1,000.00 for Account 0700 xxx xxx. To STOP this transaction send any letter or number within 25 seconds Cost: Ksh25.00”. Pressing Cancel will complete the transaction.
  10. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA
  11. You will also receive a confirmation SMS from OPesa

How to Renew Showmax Subscription via M-PESA Paybill Number 852552

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  1. Log on to your Showmax Account, Select My Account from the drop-down menu on the top right corner.
  2. Select Manage Subscription and click Subscribe Now. Select M-PESA as payment method and preferred subscription.
  3. Open Safaricom SIM Tool Kit
  4. Select M-PESA
  5. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  6. Select Pay Bill
  7. Select Enter Business no. Showmax Paybill Number 852552 and press OK
  8. Select Enter Account no. Phone No. for the Order (e.g. 0702 xxx xxx) press OK. Please ensure you are paying using the same phone number registered on your Showmax Account
  9. Enter Amount and press OK
  10. Enter M-PESA PIN and press OK
  11. M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification e.g. “Pay Showmax KSh375.00 for Account 0702 xxx xxx. To STOP this transaction send any letter or number within 25 seconds Cost: Ksh23.00”. Pressing Cancel will complete the transaction.
  12. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA
  13. On the Showmax website, click on the Validate M-PESA button on the bottom right corner of the website to start watching.

How to Buy Goods on AliExpress via M-PESA Paybill Number 614250

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  1. Open Safaricom SIM Tool Kit
  2. Select M-PESA
  3. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  4. Select Pay Bill
  5. Select Enter Business no. AliExpress Paybill Number 614250 and press OK
  6. Select Enter Account no. INSTITUTION NO. for the Order (e.g. 1100 xxx xxx) press OK
  7. Enter Amount and press OK
  8. Enter M-PESA PIN and press OK
  9. M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification e.g. “Pay AliExpress KSh1,000.00 for Account 1100 xxx xxx. To STOP this transaction send any letter or number within 25 seconds Cost: Ksh25.00”. Pressing Cancel will complete the transaction.
  10. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA
  11. You will also receive a order confirmation email from AliExpress

How to Repay Branch Loan via M-PESA Paybill Number 998608

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  1. Open Safaricom SIM Tool Kit
  2. Select M-PESA
  3. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  4. Select Pay Bill
  5. Select Enter Business no. Branch PayBill Number 998608 and press OK
  6. Select Enter Account no. Phone Number (e.g. 0700 xxx xxx) press OK
  7. Enter Amount and press OK
  8. Enter M-PESA PIN and press OK
  9. M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification e.g. “Pay Branch International LTD KSh10,000.00 for Account 0700 xxx xxx. To STOP this transaction send any letter or number within 25 seconds Cost: Ksh25.00”. Pressing Cancel will complete the transaction.
  10. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA
  11. You will also receive a confirmation SMS from BranchCo

How to Apply for Kenyan Visa in 2020

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Foreigners who require a visa to enter Kenya can now apply for a Kenyan Visa online. The e-Visa can applied for at ecitizen.go.ke and paid using Credit cards. The e-Visa application process will take about two working days and the e-Visas are valid for period of 90 days from the date of issue. Travel agents and tour operators can also apply for e-Visas on behalf of their clients planning to travel to Kenya.

Foreigners will need to register on eCitizen as foreign nationals and once their account is created they will need to go the immigration department section to submit a Visa application. They will be required to fill an application form and then pay using a Debit or Credit Card. They will receive a Visa approval via email if their application is successful and then print the e-Visa from their eCitizen account. They should then present the printed e-Visa to an immigration officer when they are entering the country.

The Kenyan Visa processing fee is $51 for a Single entry visa for Tourism or Business and $21 for a Transit Visa. Please note, the following Visas can’t be applied for online: Diplomatic Visa, East Africa Tourist Visa and Courtesy Visa.

People from the following countries will not be able to apply for a Kenyan e-Visa.

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Armenia
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Cameroon
  5. Eritrea
  6. Iraq
  7. Kosovo
  8. Lebanon
  9. Libya
  10. North Korea
  11. Mali
  12. Palestine
  13. Senegal
  14. Somalia
  15. Syria
  16. Tajikistan

Visa applications from the countries above will have to be physically presented at a Kenyan embassy and will be referred to the Director of Immigration services for approval.

How to apply for a KRA PIN on iTax for Foreigner

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Foreigners looking to apply for KRA PIN must first acquire an Alien ID Card from the Department of Immigration. See requirements:

  • Fill the registration of alien card application form
  • Valid travel documents e.g. Kenyan Visa
  • Passport size photos (x2)
  • Biometric data (fingerprints) registered at Ministry of Immigration
  • Registration fee of KSh2,000

The registration process will take up to 5 weeks for the card to be issued. Once the Alien card has been issued to you, it will be only valid for 2 years. Incase you lose the Alien ID card, a replacement costs Ksh. 2,000, biometric data recaptured and 2 passport size photographs.

How to File NIL VAT Returns on iTax in 2020

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A NIL VAT return is filed to show the Kenya revenue authority income tax department that you didn’t generate any sale whether zero rated (0%) or general rated (16%) and therefore did not pay taxes during the month.

  1. Open iTax portal – https://iTax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal
  2. Enter KRA PIN, click Continue and Enter iTax password
  3. Answer the numerical security question to access your iTax account.
  4. To File a Nil Return, click on the File Returns menu, select File Nil Return option
  5. Under Tax Obligation, select VAT from drop down menu.
  6. Enter the return period e.g 01/12/2019 to 31/12/2019 and click Submit
  7. An iTax e-Return Acknowledgement receipt will be generated, Download the e-Return Acknowledge slip for your records.

How to File NIL PAYE Returns on iTax in 2020

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A NIL income tax return is filed to show the Kenya revenue authority income tax department that you didnt generate any income whether employed or self employed and therefore did not pay taxes during the year.

  1. Open iTax portal – https://iTax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal
  2. Enter KRA PIN, click Continue and Enter iTax password
  3. Answer the numerical security question to access your iTax account.
  4. To File a Nil Return, click on the File Returns menu, select File Nil Return option
  5. Under Tax Obligation, select Income Tax PAYE from drop down menu.
  6. Enter the return period e.g 01/01/2019 to 31/01/2019 and click Submit
  7. An iTax e-Return Acknowledgement receipt will be generated, Download the e-Return Acknowledge slip for your records.

How to Repay Okash Loan via M-PESA Paybill Number 612224

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  1. Open Safaricom SIM Tool Kit
  2. Select M-PESA
  3. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  4. Select Pay Bill
  5. Select Enter Business no. Okash PayBill Number 612224 and press OK
  6. Select Enter Account no. Phone Number (e.g. 0700 xxx xxx) press OK
  7. Enter Amount and press OK
  8. Enter M-PESA PIN and press OK
  9. M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification e.g. “Pay O-Play Kenya Limited -Okash KSh1,000.00 for Account 0700 xxx xxx. To STOP this transaction send any letter or number within 25 seconds Cost: Ksh25.00”. Pressing Cancel will complete the transaction.
  10. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA
  11. You will also receive a confirmation SMS from Okash

How to Repay Barclays Timiza Loan via M-PESA Paybill Number 300067

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  1. Open Safaricom SIM Tool Kit
  2. Select M-PESA
  3. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  4. Select Pay Bill
  5. Select Enter Business no. Barclays Timiza’s PayBill Number 300067 and press OK
  6. Select Enter Account no. Phone Number (e.g. 0700 xxx xxx) press OK
  7. Enter Amount and press OK
  8. Enter M-PESA PIN and press OK
  9. M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification e.g. “Pay Barclays Timiza KSh1,000.00 for Account 0700 xxx xxx. To STOP this transaction send any letter or number within 25 seconds Cost: Kshxx.xx”. Pressing Cancel will complete the transaction.
  10. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA and Timiza

Calculate Timiza Charges

  1. Barclays Timiza Loan Interest Calculator
  2. Lipa na M-PESA Transaction Cost Calculator

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