MTN now allows you to send money directly to Airtel money, here is how

MTN Mobile money is a growing ideal payment and mobile wallet throughout Uganda. Airtel Uganda, on the other hand, has its variant Airtel money which can let you transact the same way if you don’t prefer using MTN’s mobile wallet. To date, MTN allows you to send money to an Airtel money account directly without the need for an agent to do the maths.

Quick digits, Normal USSD code. Sending money from an MTN number to an Airtel one will cost you nothing but simple withdraw charges you can dodge. However much, mobile money tax was introduced straight outta nowhere, follow the following tips to send money from an MTN mobile money account to an Airtel money one.

Sending Money from MTN Mobile money to Airtel money

The quick easy procedure you can use to send money from mtn mobile money to Airtel money

Step 1: Dial *165# or *185# (Your preferred mobile money USSD)
Step 2: Tap Send Money
Step 3: Select Mobile User
Step 4: Enter Number
Step 5: Enter Amount
Step 6: Enter Reason
Step 7: Enter Your Mobile money pin to Send money (Final Step)


In the previous years, sending money from MTN to Airtel was a hard trick to find out. However, currently you can simply use the above simple steps to send money straight to your airtel money friend/number without any sanctions imposed but low charges costed.

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Harriet nakazwe
August 10, 2021 01:13

I have tried sending money using the steps you have put here but still it’s not working

December 31, 2022 20:52

I sent money from mtn to my Airtel and they sent me a message that a voucher has been created

Rudolflyn Queen Carson
Reply to  Miracle
January 14, 2023 21:46

Same here. How do I settle this issue?

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