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Posted by admin, October 7, 2020

How to Get your M-Pesa Statements in 4 Ways:

 This post highlights 4 ways that you can use to check your mpesa statements. It’s constantly a smart thought to monitor how you go through your money. With financial balances we commonly get bank statements anyway with mobile money this is something that frequently gets disregarded because of the accommodation it manages its clients.

Mobile systems do anyway perceive the significance of such an asset concerning mobile money and now the vast majority of them give approaches to get to mobile money statements.

At the cutting edge of this is Safaricom who gives two or three distinct ways for one to get to their MPESA Statements relying upon one’s needs.

Types of MPESA Statements Available

There are currently two types of M-PESA statements:

  • full statement
  • mini statement

The full statement shows you your entire transactions over a period of time (e.g. a month, 6 months) and is sent via email though one can also view it online. The mini statement on the other hand only tells you of the last 5 transactions made and is sent via SMS.

The full statements can only go as far back as one year. If you need something that goes beyond this timeline, Safaricom advises you to get it from a Safaricom Shop or you could try the M-Ledger method outlined later in this post.

Another thing to note is that the Full Statements sent to your email are in PDF format and therefore you’ll need a PDF viewer to read them. The PDFs are also secured with a password, the password being your National ID number or the one of the following original identification document that you used to register your M-PESA account with:

  • Passport
  • Military ID
  • Diplomatic ID, or
  • Alien ID,

1. Get MPESA Mini Statement

Option 1: Via SMS

By SMS you can only get the Mini statement. To do this you can use either a USSD code or the Sim Toolkit available on your phone.

  1. Using USSD
  2. Dial *234#in your phone
  3. In the menu select the My M-PESA Information
  4. Next select M-PESA Statement
  5. Enter 2to get the Mini Statement

5.. You should then get an SMS with your last five transactions

  1. Via SIM Toolkit/SIM Applications

This will also send you a mini statement via SMS but with only the last one transaction made instead of five.

  1. Open your SIM Toolkit/SIM Applications
  2. Go to the M-PESAMenu
  3. Choose My Account.
  4. Select Mini Statementfrom the Menu
  5. You should get an SMS shortly from MPESA with the last transaction you made.5. Enter your M-PESA Pin

2. Get Full MPESA Statements Via Email

  1. Dial *234#in your phone
  2. In the menu select the My M-PESA Information
  3. Next select M-PESA Statement
  4. Enter 1to get the Full Statement.
  5. If it’s your first time requesting the statement you’ll be prompted to register your details. If you had already registered, however, in the next menu you’ll be provided with an option to get statements from the past 3, 6 or 12 months.
  6. To register, reply with your National IDor the registration number of the document you registered M-PESA with (Passport, Alien ID, Military ID, etc.)
  7. Enter and confirm your Email addresswhere you want the statements to be sent to.
  8. That’s it. You’ll get a confirmation SMS with the email address you’ve entered. After a while, you should also receive your M-PESA statement for the past 6 months in your email. You’ll also now be receiving monthly statements sent to your email by the 5th day of every month.


Note:

If in the future you’d wish to change the email address where the statements are sent to or opt-out from receiving the statements altogether, follow the steps outlined above then in the menu where you request for a Mini or Full Statement, you should find two options to either Change E-mail or Opt-out.

3. Use MySafaricom App to get M-PESA Statements

First, download and install my Safaricom app from Android’s Google Playstore. Versions for Windows Phone and the iPhone are also available.

Follow the setup instructions to get started with the App. You’ll need to enter an email address when setting up but you can change it later.

In the app’s start page open the M-PESA option then at the bottom of the page expand the M-PESA Statement option which will reveal two buttons to request either a Full or Mini Statement.

Below these two options, there’s a button to change the email address where the statement is sent to.

4. Check your M-PESA Statements Online on Safaricom Web Selfcare

You can also check M-PESA statements online. Just log into Safaricom Selfcare or create an account first if you don’t have one yet. Once you log in, go to the M- PESA menu and select the M-PESA statement item which allows you to generate statements for up to 6 months.

The statements can also be filtered according to type like airtime purchase, pay bills, M-Shwari, Reversal e.t.c. Check the screenshot below to see the complete list.

The timeline, however, is only valid for a period of 6 months. If you need M-PESA statements for more than 6 months, use the USSD option to get one for 12 months. For anything beyond that, Safaricom advises you to visit a Safaricom shop and make the request there. You can even choose a specific timeline (e.g 3 months, 2 weeks) since you’re provided with a calendar to choose specific dates. The statement can also be exported to a PDF (without a password) on the same menu.

Hopefully, these four methods should meet your most immediate M-PESA statements needs. Should they not suffice, visit the nearest Safaricom shop near you for more options.