PESALINK

Pesalink is an interbank money transfer solution that enables you to send and receive funds to and from your KWFT account in real time. Through Pesalink you can send and receive money through KWFT Branch, the mobile platform (App and USSD *859#) and ATM.

Benefits

  • It is real time 24/7 transfers.
  • Reduced risk of handling cash
  • Cost reduction
  • Time saving

Requirements

  • You must Link your phone to Pesalink through the KWFT mobile banking platform.(Option 5)

How to Link your phone to Pesalink

  • Select Pesalink (option 5) on the KWFT mobile banking Menu.
  • Select “Link your phone” on the PesaLink menu option.
  • Select the account number you want to link from your list of accounts.
  • Select Yes/No to designate your main account for payments.
  • Enter transaction pin
  • You will receive a confirmation notification from PesaLink.

How to Send Money
Pay to Phone:

  • Dial *859#
  • Select Pesalink (option 5) on the KWFT mobile banking menu.
  • Select ‘PAY TO PHONE’ on the Pesalink menu option.
  • Select account.
  • Enter phone number
  • Select from accounts linked
  • Enter amount to send
  • Enter transaction narration
  • Confirm the person’s details.i.e.The phone number, name and amount to send.
  • Enter transaction pin
  • You will receive a confirmation notification from the bank indicating the recipients account number, bank name, amount sent and reason for payment.

Pay to Account:

  • Dial *859#
  • Select Pesalink (option 5) on the KWFT mobile banking menu.
  • Select ‘Pay To Account’ on the Pesalink menu option.
  • Select accounts
  • Enter recipients’ account.
  • Select bank category i.e. the first letter of the Bank name from the list provided.
  • Select the bank name from the list displayed.
  • Enter amount to pay.
  • Enter reason for payment
  • Enter transaction narration
  • Confirm the person’s details. Bank name, amount, account number and account name
  • Enter transaction pin
  • You will receive a confirmation notification from the bank indicating the recipients account number, bank name, amount sent and reason for payment.

PesaLink FAQs

What is Pesalink?
Pesalink is a money transfer service from a local Kenya Shillings bank account to another local Kenya Shillings bank account in real-time.
It is collaboration between all local banks who are members of the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and is managed by Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) which is a subsidiary of KBA.

Why should I use Pesalink?

Pesalink is real-time, available 24/7 and you can transfer from as low as KES 10 to as high as KES. 999,999. It is also safe since it eliminates the use of cash as a mode of payment

How do I access Pesalink?

Pesalink can be accessed via

  • KWFT Mobile Banking (App and USSD)
  • KWFT ATMs
  • KWFT Branch

How do I send money through Pesalink?

  • Using USSD, dial *859# and select Pesalink
  • From the KWFT branch
  • KWFT ATM
  • Using the KWFT mobile banking app

Do I need a Smartphone to use Pesalink on mobile?

  • One does not need a Smartphone to access Pesalink on mobile. Pesalink is accessible on USSD.(*859#)

How do I send payments using Pesalink?

  • You can send payments using KWFT channels by going to the Pesalink menu on the KWFT channel.

How do I receive payments using my mobile phone number?

  • To receive payments one has to have linked their phone number to an account.

Can I use Pesalink if I don’t have a mobile phone?

  • Yes you can .Pesalink is available on KWFT ATMs or nearby branch.

Can I register with more than one of the participating Banks?

  • Yes you can if you have an account with them.

Can I send money if I am not linked to my account?

  • No. To send you need to link your account.
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