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How To Apply And Get Vodafone Mobile Money Merchant Sim

In today’s post, we will guide you through the steps to apply and get your Vodafone Cash Merchant SIM and Till number. Read through to find the best way to apply or register for a Vodafone Cash Merchant SIM card.

This post is for anyone who wants to partner with Vodafone Ghana in business. Or anyone who wants to learn how to register for a Vodafone Cash account.

In our previous post, we shared how to register for MTN mobile money merchant SIM card yourself without walking to any MTN Ghana offices.

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If you missed that article, you can follow it here and come back to learn how to register for Vodafone Cash yourself.
Let explore our today’s topic below:

About The Vodafone Cash

Vodafone is the second leading telecommunication network in Ghana. The Vodafone Cash is a fast, secure, and reliable mobile money payment system that allows Vodafone subscribers to transfer money, make payments, and access their cash just like a traditional bank account.

Vodafone Cash is also the most widely used mobile money payment service in Ghana by businesses, eCommerce owners, and individuals. It can be used to receive money from friends and family, top-up airtime, purchase data, pay for items, and transfer money to all mobile networks in Ghana.

Vodafone Ghana was first introduced on August 17, 2008, when an agreement was made to own 70% of Ghana’s telecommunication network known as “The Ghana Telecom.” They acquired this share for $900 Million.

Therefore, Vodafone changes the name “Ghana Telecom” to Vodafone Ghana making the company have a share of 70% and the government-owned the remaining 30%.

Since then, Vodafone Ghana has become the second giant telecommunication network in Ghana. They launched the Vodafone Cash in March 2015 to help support the FinTech (Financial Technology) world in Ghana.

And nowadays, you can pay school fees, bills, shop online, top-up airtime, or data with your Vodafone Cash amount without any hassle like joining a queue at the bank.

Requirements Needed To Register For Vodafone Cash In Ghana

Before you can register for the Vodafone Cash service, you need to have the following documents and details in place:

  1. A registered Vodafone Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) in your name.
  2. A Valid National Identification Card (Ghana Card, Voter’s ID, Driver’s License, or Travelling Passport)
  3. Correct details about yourself (Full Name, Date of birth, Mobile phone number)

How To Register For Vodafone Cash

  1. Visit the nearest Vodafone Cash Agent in your location with your valid ID card.
  2. Tell the agent you would like to register for Vodafone Cash.
  3. The agent will take all your details needed and process your registration.
  4. Vodafone Cash service will send a prompt on your phone to confirm your registration
  5. Select “0” to activate your account.
  6. You will be prompted to enter your 4-digit MoMo pin
  7. Enter your new Vodafone Cash PIN.
  8. Confirm your new PIN. 
  9. Make sure you keep your PIN safe.

How To Register For Vodafone Cash Online

And for those of you who don’t like the agent registration, you can follow these steps to register for your Vodafone Cash online:

  1. Visit the official Vodafone website to do the online registration HERE.
  2. Provide all the necessary account details for the Vodafone Cash registration(Full Name, Phone number, ID card, etc.)
  3. After filling in all your details, click on Register to continue.
  4. You will receive an SMS prompt or email notification of your device.
  5. Follow the proceeding prompts and select “0” to confirm your account.
  6. Choose your 4-digit MoMo PIN to authenticate your Vodafone Cash account.
  7. Done!

Alternative Ways To Register For Vodafone Cash In Ghana

There are other steps you can follow to register for a Vodafone Cash account in Ghana. Alternatively, you can follow the steps below to register your Vodafone Cash:

Call Vodafone Customer Service Agent For Registration

  1. You must have a registered Vodafone SIM card in your name.
  2. Make sure you have one of the documents (Requirements) listed above with you.
  3. Call the Vodafone Customer Line on 100. A customer representative will attend to you.
  4. Inform the agent you want to register for Vodafone Cash.
  5. The agent will ask for your details, including the type of documents available with you (e.g. Voter’s ID or Ghana Card)
  6. You will receive a prompt on your phone to confirm your registration.
  7. Confirm and set up your 4-digit Vodafone Cash MoMo PIN.

What Is The Vodafone Cash Short Code?

The Vodafone Cash shortcode is *110#. After a successful registration of the Vodafone Cash, you can dial *110# on your mobile phone device to make transactions.

Visit here to discover all the shortcodes of MTN, Vodafone, and AirtelTigo from our previous article.

How To Become A Vodafone Cash Merchant/Agent

Vodafone Merchants or Agents are local representatives of Vodafone Ghana to provide mobile money services to its subscribers.

A Vodafone merchant or agent is someone who is authorized by Vodafone Ghana to function any form of mobile money transaction such as accepting and transferring money using the Vodafone Cash service.

They are also authorized to register for Vodafone SIM cards, mobile money, and to assist any Vodafone customer with Vodafone services.

If you want to become a Vodafone Cash Merchant or Agent, there are some criteria you need to meet before Vodafone can permit you as a business partner.

The following is a step-by-step guide to become a merchant of Vodafone Cash in Ghana.

  • Hail to the Vodafone Ghana official website HERE.
  • Fill in your business profile which includes. (Your business name, type of business, address, VAT number, etc.
  • Provide your payment details (bank name, account number, branch, etc.)
  • Provide your personal account information. (email address, phone number, and any ID type.)
  • After filling in all the required information, click on “Register” to complete the registration

After the form application, you have to make a scanned copy of the following documents and sent it to Vodafone Ghana via this email [email protected] :

  1. Certificate of Incorporation
  2. Business Registration Certificate
  3. VAT Certificate
  4. Business Regulations
  5. Scanned copies of at least two (2) operator IDs

After completed all the steps above and all the necessary documents have been provided and validated, a Vodafone Cash agent will visit your business location and give you your Vodafone Csh Till number and SIM card.

The agent will walk you through how to use the Vodafone Cash and Till number to make transactions.

Vodafone Merchant Commission Structure

The good part of the Vodafone Cash merchant SIM card is the commission you’ll get per transaction. Since you’re a registered business partner of the Vodafone Cash service, Vodafone will let you enjoy some commissions from your everyday momo transaction. And below are how the commission is structured:

Any withdrawal between GH₵1 to GH₵ 50 attracts a charge of GH₵ 0.50. But withdrawal above GH₵ 50 receives a deduction of 1% of the money to be withdrawn.

How to send money to Vodafone Merchant SIM Card

  1. Dial *110# on your mobile phone device.
  2. Select option 2
  3. Enter the merchant’s Till number.
  4. Enter the amount to transfer.
  5. Enter your mobile money PIN to confirm


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