Airtel Money Charges 2023 (Uganda, Zambia, Kenya)

Last Updated on February 4, 2023 by KWS Adams
Airtel money charges, sending and withdraw rates updated

Airtel money allows you to withdraw, send or receive money to, or from your loved ones in Uganda, Zambia, and Kenya at the best rates. If you simply to know the associated charges for withdrawing, depositing or sending cash at Airtel money agents, shops, and bank ATMs, this post is for you.

Whether you want to top up Airtime, transfer funds from one account to another, to and from another country eg India, Tanzania, Rwanda including on any other networks or to PayTM, this post has it all just for you when it comes to the current (updated) charges and rates 2023.

Airtel money is one of the leading money transfer services not only in Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia but in Africa, India and etc. Using the Airtel money service, you are able to do more than just send and receive money.

Airtel money allows you to buy airtime and data directly from the account, and allows you to Pay bills including Water, Electricity, Utility, Multiplex, TV, goods and services, government taxes like driving permits, KCCA trading license fees, and more.

With the financial sector being one of the booming businesses in different countries, lots of changes with regard to Airtel money rates change at any one point in time thus making subscribers wonder what the updated mobile money transfer rates are.

If you are wondering about the updated Airtel money charges and rates for 2023, check out the table below.

Airtel Money Uganda Transaction Rates 2023

Transactional Tiers

Sending MoneyWithdrawal Charges

Bill Pay Structure


MaxSending to Registered UsersSending to Unregistered users & other NetworksAgent Point Withdrawal chargeATM Withdrawal charge

Pay goods & services

Merchant Transactions

Additional information

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 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  Zambia 2023

Deposit (K)Charge (K)
Between 1 & 5,000FREE
Withdrawal (K)Charge (K)
Between 1 & 1502.5
Between 151 & 3005
Between 301 & 60010
Between 601 & 1,20020
Between 1,201 & 5,00030
Airtel Money to Airtel Money TransferCharge (K)
less than 200.25
Between 21 & 500.50
Between 51 & 1,0001
Between 1,001 & 2,0002
Between 2,001 & 5,0003
Airtel Money to Bank TransferCharge (K)
Between 10 & 5,0006 (inclusive of bank charges)
Bank to airtel money transferCharge (K))
Between 10 & 5,000Depends on the individual bank charges
Max transfer amount (per transaction)5,000
Max transfer amount (per day)5,000
Max transactions per day50
Other Airtel Money TransactionsCharges (K)
Call Customer CareFree
Bill PaymentsFree
Monthly FeeFree
Registration FeeFree
Top upFree
Balance InquiryFree
Change password and ReportsFree
Payments – Select Merchants1
Changing Airtel Money Nickname5
Airtel Money reversals10

The 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.

Airtel Money Kenya charges 2023

Transaction Limit



Transaction Type




MaximumTransfer To All NetworksWithdrawal from Airtel Money Agent

Always refer to this page for the updated charges in Kenyan shillings including amendments on what you are charged for and what kind of transactions you get free.

Airtel Money Charges 2023 (Uganda, Zambia, Kenya)

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