How to Pay for Parking Using a Mobile Phone in Nairobi

 It is now easy to pay for parking in Nairobi using a mobile phone.  This is done through the Ejijipay mobile phone based payment system – a self-service method that allows one to use the phone or an online portal to pay for the services offered by the Nairobi county government. The Ejijipay platform was introduced to increase efficiency, revenue, and reduce corruption.

How to pay for parking in Nairobi Kenya

There are three ways of paying for parking in Nairobi using the Ejijipay payment system. You can either use;

  1. USSD on any cell phone (USSD – Unstructured Supplementary Services Data)
  2. Ejijipay Android app on a smart phone – downloadable from Google Playstore
  3. Online payment platform on Nairobi County government portal

Making your payment using the Ejijipay on your mobile phone requires that you register an ejijipay account, load the money into the e-wallet and finally pay for parking as explained below.

Step 1

Register an account using any of the mobile phone service providers,   using the android app or online portal.

step 2

Load the account (e-wallet) with money using  M-PESA, Airtel Money,  Orange Money, Money, Visa e.t.c.

Step 3

Pay for parking using your mobile phone ewallet

 

Registration is only required during the first time to use the Ejijipay payment system. Once registered, a user will only need to load the money into the Ejijipay ewallet and then make the payment.

How to register for ejijipay mobile payment 

Registering for ejijipay from mobile phone using USSD

  1. Dial *217#
  2. Enter your Name, your ID Number and a new PIN number

 

Registering Ejijipay on Smartphone mobile payment app

  1. Download and install the Nairobi mobile payment app from Google play
  2. Launch the Nairobi city county App and Signup.
  1. Top up your account using any of the following mobile payment systems;  Top up the ewallet with Mpesa, Top up the ewallet with Airtel money, Yucash, Orange money, MasterCard or Visa.

 

Registering for Ejijipay Using the internet

  1. Go to https://epayments.nairobi.go.ke/selfservice/register
  2. Enter your name, the mobile phone number, your national ID number and preferred PIN

Once complete and successful, you will receive a confirmation SMS message on your phone. The next step is to load the cash into your ejijipay ewallet.

How to load cash to your Ejijipay E-Wallet

Topping up ewallet On mobile phone

  1. Dial *217#
  2. Select My Account’ and follow the instructions.

 

How to top up Nairobi ewallet online

Log in to your account htps://epayments.nairobi.go.ke/selfservice/home

  1. Go the E-wallet section and select the ‘Top up’ option
  2. Follow the instructions

Once you have loaded the E-Wallet, you can now proceed and pay for your parking using the ejijipay mobile payment system. You can load your ejijipay wallet using  Mpesa,  Yucash, Airtel money,  orange money, Visa, MasterCard.

How to pay for parking in Nairobi

Using any mobile USSD

  1. Dial *217#
  2. Select option 2 – Parking
  3. Enter vehicle registration number
  4. Select parking duration> Daily
  5. Select parking zone
  6. Select vehicle type ( private car, minibus, canter, Lorry, trailer,  Bus)
  7. Confirm parking fees and enter pin
  8. You will receive SMS Confirmation

 

Paying for parking using Ejijipay android app on a smartphone

  1. Start and log in to the Nairobi city county app (Ejijipay)
  1. Select parking duration – i.e. daily
  2. Select parking zone
  3. Select vehicle type.
  4. Input the vehicle registration number
  5. Confirm parking fee details.
  6. Enter your pin and complete details
  7. You will get a confirmation SMS once the transaction is through.

Paying for parking using Nairobi county online portal

  1. Go to http://epayments.nairobi,go.ke and log in with your registered account.
  2. Select the parking duration
  3. Choose the parking zone and vehicle type
  4. Enter vehicle registration number
  5. Confirm parking fees details
  6. Enter your pin and complete payment
  7. You will receive confirmation message and an option to print the ticket

The parking fees in Nairobi is currently KSH 300 for cars and higher for public service vehicles. An additional cost may be incurred when using the mobile payments systems. For example, when paying for parking using MPESA, Safaricom charges KSH 5/=.

The mobile payment method has seen an increase in revenue collected by the Nairobi county government while making it convenient to motorists who do not have to look for the parking attendants. In addition, it takes only a few minutes and can be done in office or anywhere else, without having to wait by the car as you get the ticket.

Use the Ejijipay to pay your parking with ease!

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