Mobile Money Africa Chipper Cash Review
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What is Chipper Cash?
Chipper Cash is a Pan-African online transfer service that offers instant no-fee local and cross cross-border money transfer, discounted airtime purchase and zero charges on bill payments.
With over one million users, our focus is to bring Africa together, one transaction at a time.
Chipper Account Security
At Chipper Cash, your payment information and personal data are encrypted to protect you against unauthorized activities and provide a safe platform for sending and receiving cash.
Which Countries does Chipper Cash Operate In?
We currently operate in the following countries:
Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda.
Their team is focused on expanding their coverage and they are constantly adding new countries.
Chipper in The News
They recently raised 13.8m Series A funding to expand their services and bring Chipper to more people.
The Chipper ecosystem is a community built on trust, therefore in order to continue using your Chipper account, you will have to submit valid documentation to verify your account.
From 29th September 2020 ongoing, you will be unable to cash in, cash out or send/receive payments on Chipper if your account is not verified.
What are the documents Chipper accepts for account verification?
BVN (Bank Verification Number)
Ghanaian Driver’s license
Ghanaian Voter’s ID (pre-2020)
Ghanaian SSNIT card
Kenyan National ID
Kenyan Alien card
Ugandan National ID
Tanzanian National ID
Rwandese National ID
South African National ID
South African Passport
How do I submit my documents for account verification?
To submit your ID to verify your account, click on the “Profile” tab of your app and then on “Get Verified” to begin the verification process.
Please be prepared to take a video selfie and a photo of your ID to confirm your identity (Nigerian accounts submit a valid BVN instead of a photo of their ID)
For the detailed steps on how to submit your documents to verify your account, please read this article — How do I verify my account?
How long does it take to verify my account?
Once you submit your documents, they will be reviewed within 1 to 2 days (this process is instant for Nigerian accounts).
If your submission is approved, the status of your verification on the “Profile” page of your app will be updated to “Approved” meaning your account verified
If your submission is rejected, you will receive a notification as to why it was rejected. Please scroll down to the bottom of the “Profile” page of your app to re-submit your documents
As a Chipper user, you can buy airtime for yourself or for a friend or loved one in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, or Nigeria via the Chipper app
How do You Buy Airtime?
They offer airtime purchases at an up to 2% DISCOUNT!
i.e. You pay up to 2% less than the actual airtime amount you receive!
To buy airtime:
- Go to the “Profile” tab
- Click “Buy Airtime”
- Enter the phone number you want to buy airtime for (Our operation systems automatically detect the network where applicable)
- Select the amount of airtime you want to buy
- The phone number receives the airtime.
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