Airtel Money Charges Uganda / Zambia 2019

Airtel money sending and withdraw rates updatedWant to send or receive money across Uganda / Zambia using Airtel money? Or you simply want to know how much you will be charged for depositing, sending or even withdrawing cash at the different points including Airtel Agents, shops and points?

Whether you want to top up Airtime, transfer funds from one account to another, to and from another country eg India, Kenya or to PayTM, this post has it all just for you when it comes to the current (updated) charges and rates. 

Airtel money is one of the leading money transfer services not only in Uganda and Zambia but in Africa, India and etc. With Airtel money, you are able to do more than just sending and receiving money.

Airtel money Uganda / Zambia allows you to buy airtime and data directly from the account, allows you to Pay bills including Water, Electricity, Utility, Multiplex, TV and more.

With the financial sector being one of the booming business in Uganda / Zambia, lots of changes with regard to Airtel money charges and rates change at any one point in time thus making subscribers wonder what the updated mobile money transfer rates and charges are.

If you are wondering about what the Updated Airtel money charges and rates are in Uganda / Zambia currently, check out the table below.

Airtel Money Uganda Fees / Charges / Rates

Transactional Tiers

Sending Money Withdrawal Charges

Bill Pay Structure


Max Sending to Registered Users Sending to Unregistered users & other Networks Agent Point Withdrawal charge ATM Withdrawal charge

Pay goods & services

Merchant Transactions
500 2500 250 1000 330 NA 110 190
2501 5000 500 1000 440 NA 140 330
5001 15000 1000 2000 700 1100 500 1000
15001 30000 1000 2200 880 1100 500 1600
30001 45000 1000 2800 1210 1320 500 2000
45001 60000 1000 2800 1500 1320 550 2650
60001 125000 1500 4400 1925 2035 660 3500
125001 250000 1500 8400 3575 3795 950 3950
250001 500000 1500 11000 7000 6325 1250 5050
500001 1000000 2000 21000 12500 11385 200 10700
1000001 2000000 2000 40000 19800 NA 5500 20500
2000001 4000000 2000 70500 35200 NA 10000 40000
4000001 5000000 2000 70500 49500 NA 10000 40000

Additional information

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Users should know the following information with regard to Airtel Money transactions.
– Daily maximum transactional limit is 5,000,000 (Five million Uganda shillings).
– Maximum account balance is 12,500,000 (Twelve million, five hundred thousand Uganda shillings).
– Depositing money is free (You are not required to pay in order to deposit to your account).
– Buying airtime through Airtel money is free (Even a friend can buy for you using his or her line).
– Airtel money registration and pin reset are all free (Done at the service center or allowed point / shop countrywide).
– You are not supposed to pay any transaction charges to the agents.
– Dial *185# to access your Airtel money account.
– Mobile money transfer Tax of 1% (claimed to be 0.5%) applies to all incoming transfers except from Deposits.

Airtel money transactional charges and rates for sending and withdrawing are subject to revision by Airtel Uganda at any time. Please refer to their page for an updated version of the rates in case this post isn’t yet updated from the most recent changes.

Airtel Money Tariffs / Charges Zambia

Deposit (K) Charge (K)
Between 1 & 5,000 FREE
Withdrawal (K) Charge (K)
Between 1 & 150 2.5
Between 151 & 300 5
Between 301 & 600 10
Between 601 & 1,200 20
Between 1,201 & 5,000 30
Airtel Money to Airtel Money Transfer Charge (K)
less than 20 0.25
Between 21 & 50 0.50
Between 51 & 1,000 1
Between 1,001 & 2,000 2
Between 2,001 & 5,000 3
Airtel Money to Bank Transfer Charge (K)
Between 10 & 5,000 6 (inclusive of bank charges)
Bank to airtel money transfer Charge (K))
Between 10 & 5,000 Depends on the individual bank charges
Restrictions (K)
Max transfer amount (per transaction) 5,000
Max transfer amount (per day) 5,000
Max transactions per day 50
Other Airtel Money Transactions Charges (K)
Call Customer Care Free
Bill Payments Free
Monthly Fee Free
Registration Fee Free
Top up Free
Balance Inquiry Free
Change password and Reports Free
Payments – Select Merchants 1
Changing Airtel Money Nickname 5
Airtel Money reversals 10


Above is a Table showing Airtel Money Zambia Transaction charges. If you wish to transact, the table above will be helpful to help you know which is best and at what cost. You can check here for a more recent updated tariffs guide.

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