Mjara Mobile Money Transfer Review

Mjara is a company that provides money transfer from Europe to mobile wallets in 13 African countries. Mjara is operated by MFS Africa, a Pan-African fintech.

We regret to inform that the Mjara service will not be available as from September 07, 2020.

How Mjara Works

Before you can send money using Mjara, you need to register on Mjara website. At the moment, Mjara has no app. After you complete your registration, you will receive an email confirming your registration and further instructions on how to submit documentation to verify your identity and activate your account. The verification process can take up to 2 business days. Required documents are certified copies of your passport, and a recent proof of address, not older than 3-months in your name.

How to Certify Your Documents

You can certify your documents through a Notary Public or a registered lawyer and the certification must contain the wording “I certify this to be a true and accurate copy of the original and the person is who they claim to be” or a stamp equivalent, signature of the officer, date of certification, name of the certifier, contact telephone number, address or company stamp of the certifier, membership number of the certifier and the name of the professional body they are registered with. You have to send the documents to this email address: [email protected]

Payment and Received Methods Using Mjara

To pay for Mjara money transfer, you can only use your bank card (Visa, Maestro Visa, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, and MasterCard). Your recipient will receive the money into their mobile money accounts such as M-Pesa, Airtel Money, and EcoCash.

Fees and Transfer Limits Using Mjara

The maximum amount depends on the limit on the mobile money system in the destination country. Ask your recipient to find out the limits before you make the transfer. Mjara has a flat fees for all transfers regardless of the amount. The fees are £4 for UK and €5 for Euro-zone and other countries. Mjara exchange rates are between the market mid-rate and the exchange rate offered by banks.

The mid-market rate is the midpoint between the buy and sell prices of two currencies or, in other words, between what the buyer is prepared to pay and what the seller is prepared to sell for. This rate is also known as the interbank rate.

If the recipient chooses to withdraw cash from the account, a withdrawal fee is charged by mobile money provider in the destination country.

How Fast Is Mjara Money Transfer?

Money sent via Mjara is typically received by the beneficiary within minutes.

Is Mjara Secure?

Mjara is a secure platform for money transfers. The website does not store sensitive card details. Card details are stored safely and securely by card-processing provider PayPoint, Paypoint.net who is certified PCI Level 1, the highest banking industry security certification. In addition, the site uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption to protect your transaction details.

Where Can I send Money With Mjara?

You can send money to the following countries in Africa: Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

To send money to the above listed countries, you must be a resident of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. At the moment, USA and Canada are not supported.

More Information

Support email: [email protected]
Phone numbers: +44 1254 313312 or +33 9 71 07 19 07

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