Complete guide on Airtel Money Uganda (Charges, services and more)

complete guide on airtel money uganda charges and services
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Airtel Money is a money-transfer service that allows customers to transfer money electronically via Airtel Uganda. Airtel customers are able to carry out services such as sending and receiving messages across networks.

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List of all Airtel Money Uganda services

  • Buying airtime for yourself
  • Buying airtime for other Airtel customers
  • Making payments using Airtel Money for utility bills, goods, and services, bank transactions like checking bank balances, sending money from your phone to your bank account, and from your bank to your phone onto another bank account, making ATM cash withdrawals.
  • Sending money to other customers across networks
  • Withdrawing cash
  • Making school fees payments
  • Borrowing money using the “Wewole” service

ALSO READ: How to Get A Quick Loan Using Mobile Money In Uganda

Services offered on Airtel Money Uganda

Airtel Money Uganda Transaction Charges

Airtel Money Withdrawal Charges Uganda

Transaction BandsWithdrawal From Agent
Old RatesNew RatesDifference
0 – 2,500330330
2,501 – 5,000440440
5,001 – 15,000700700
15,001 – 30,000880880
30,001 – 45,0001,2101,210
45,001 – 60,0001,5001,500
60,001 – 125,0001,9251,925
125,001 – 250,0003,5753,575
250,001 – 500,0007,0007,000
500,000 – 1,000,00012,50012,500
1,000,001 – 2,000,00019,80012,500(7,300) or (53%)
2,000,001 – 4,000,00035,20012,500(22,700) or (73%)
4,000,001 – 7,000,00049,50012,500(37,000) or (79%)
Source: airtel.co.ug

Airtel Money Charges on “Mobile money Wallet to Bank” Transfer

Transaction Bands
MinMaxOld RatesNew Rates
5,00115,000900700
15,00130,000900900
30,00145,0009001,350
45,00160,0009001,500
60,001125,0009002,000
125,001250,00013502,250
250,001500,00017006,000
500,0011,000,00022509,000
1,000,0012,000,000445013,500
2,000,0013,000,000445016,500
3,000,0014,000,000445016,500
4,000,0015,000,000445016,500
Credit: airtel.co.ug

Airtel Money Charges on Paying home bills (UMEME, NWSC, TV Subscription and more)

Tariff BandsUMEME, NWSC, PayTv, UEDCL, KCCA, URAOther Payments
MinMaxOld RatesNew ratesOld RatesNew Rates
5002,500190190120120
2,5015,000330330140140
5,00115,0001,0001,000500500
15,00130,0001,6001,600500500
30,00145,0002,0002,000500500
45,00160,0002,6502,650550550
60,001125,0003,5003,500660660
125,001250,0003,9503,950950950
250,001500,0005,0505,0501,2501,300
500,0011,000,00010,7006,3003,2003,350
1,000,0012,000,00020,5006,3005,5005,5750
 2,000,001 4,000,00040,0006,30010,0005,5750
 4,000,001 5,000,00040,0006,30010,0005,5750
Credit: airtel.co.ug

Airtel Money Uganda Tarrifs on Sending Money

Transaction BandsSending Money to Airtel
Money Registered Customer
Sending to Other Networks
(MTN & UTL)
500 – 2,500100980
2,501 – 5,000100980
5,001 – 15,0005001,975
15,001 – 30,0005002,165
30,001 – 45,0005002,595
45,001 – 60,0005002,595
60,001 – 125,0001,0003,765
125,001 – 250,0001,0005,495
250,001 – 500,0001,0008,025
500,001 – 1,000,0001,00015,150
1,000,001 – 2,000,0001,00026,500
2,000,001 – 4,000,0001,00045,400
4,000,001 – 7,000,0001,00060,700
Credit: airtel.co.ug

Read Also: Airtel Vs MTN Mobile money transaction rates 2020

Airtel Money Charges on Outbound International Money Transfers

MinMaxRates
5001,000900
1,0012,500900
2,5015,0001,000
5,00115,0001,300
15,00130,0001,500
30,00145,0001,800
45,00160,0002,100
60,001 125,0003,000
125,001 250,0004,500
250,001 500,0008,500
500,0011,000,00017,500
1,000,0012,000,00031,700
2,000,0014,000,00052,100
4,000,0015,000,00058,000
Credit: airtel.co.ug

Airtel Money Uganda Charges on Paying School Fees

Tariff BandsCurrent Charge
500 – 2500120
2,501 – 5000140
5,001 – 15000500
15,001 – 30000500
30,001 – 45000500
45,001 – 60000550
60,001 – 125000660
125,001 – 250,000950
250,001 – 500,0001,300
500,001 – 1,000,0003,350
1,000,001 – 2,000,0005,750
 2,000,001 – 4,000,0005,750
 4,000,001 – 7,000,0005,750
Credit: airtel.co.ug

How to register/activate Airtel Money Uganda

  • First, register your airtel sim-card using credentials such as your passport photo, a valid National ID/ a passport/ refugee card
  • After registration, Airtel automatically registers your card on Airtel Money.
  • If you wish your registration status, dial *197#.

Completing activation of Airtel Money

  • Dial *185#
  • Select option 2, which is ‘request for activation code’
  • Redial *185#
  • Select option 2, which is ‘Activate Account’
  • Enter Activation Code received
  • Enter New PIN (4-digit figure), which is your preferred PIN or secret code.
  • Re-enter that PIN to confirm

Alternatively,

  • Download My Airtel App (Either on the Google Play Store or Android) and get started.
Complete guide on Airtel Money Uganda - Activate your airtel money

Conclusion

The Smartphone network, Airtel, has indeed given its customers convenience through mobile money transactions. It’s major competitor, MTN, also offers quite a number of mobile money services you might want to check out. You can have a digital mobile bank with Airtel Uganda. To enjoy the above Airtel Money services, join the Smartphone network.