4 exciting advantages of using newly launched Co-op mVisa – Visa services via your phone

It’s excitement galore as mVisa service has finally been launched in the country, Kenyans will now enjoy convenient, secure and affordable mVisa service.

For starters, mVisa basically means you can access Visa services via your phone. You no longer need to carry your Visa card everywhere with you once you have mVisa on your phone.

For Co-operative Bank customers, you can access Co-op mVisa services through mobile banking solution MCo-op cash. So what do you need to do to access mVisa services?

For customers with the MCo-op cash app, you are required to update your MCo-op cash app so as to access the mVisa. Customers without the MCo-op cash app can also access the service via our USSD *667#

Customers who are not on MCo-op service will need to register for MCo-op cash services so as to enjoy mVisa services and much more.

With mVisa, customers will be able to do the following services:

Pay for their goods and services at No Extra Cost at any mVisa merchant worldwide.

From the app customers will have the option of paying via a QR code or to manually insert the mVisa merchant ID number. Refer to the screen shots below:

1.Log in to your MCo-op Cash


2.  Choose mVisa option


3. Choose ‘Pay with mVisa’

4. At this point you can 2 options. You can either insert the merchant ID number manually. Or scan the QR code which will automatically sense the merchant name. See the following screen shots

For the QR code scan, a customer will be expected to hold their phones against the QR code.

The following screen shows how the details are captured after the scan:

5. After inserting the amount. The customer is to click on Pay.


So what are the advantages of using Co-op mVisa services?

  1. Customers do not incur extra charges for using Co-op mVisa services to pay for their goods and services.
  2. Customers can send money for FREE to another Co-op mVisa number. The money reflects in the Co-op account immediately.
  3. Co-op customers can withdraw money from their Co-op account from a Co-op kwa jirani via mVisa.




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