Pay4Me

MTN Pay4Me is a special service that allows you to stay in touch with your friends and family even when you have a zero credit balance​

Overview

MTN Pay4Me is a special service that allows you to stay in touch with your friends and family even when you have a zero credit balance, provided that the person you are calling accepts to pay for the incoming voice call.

This comes in very handy in situations where the caller has run out of airtime.

This is a life enriching service, welcome to the new world!

Benefits

  • This service also allows you to make important calls, even when you have run out of airtime.
  • You will not be charged a subscription fee or connection fee to use this service.
  • Pay for a family member or friend's call, without any hassle.
Cost

There is no subscription or access fee for the MTN Pay4Me service. 

Sign Up

The Pay4Me service is offered by default. However, customers can subscribe and unsubscribe for this service by dialling *223*1# to subscribe and *223*1*2# to unsubscribe.

Terms and Conditions

  1. MTN Pay4Me is available to all active prepaid, post-paid and hybrid customers with an exception of the community payphone plan.
  2. The caller wishing to be sponsored is required to dial a short code, followed by the number they wish to call in order for their call to be sponsored i.e. *223*096xxxxxxx.
  3. The sponsored call only begins to be charged once the sponsor accepts the call i.e. presses '1'.
  4. MTN Pay4Me calls are charged at K0.018/second on all tariff plans.
  5. Only active customers qualify to be beneficiaries.
  6. All active prepaid, post-paid and hybrid customers qualify to be sponsors.
  7. The MTN Pay4Me service applies to voice calls only.
  8. The MTN Pay4Me does not apply to SMS, MMS or data.
  9. The MTN Pay4Me service only applies to MTN to MTN calls.
  10. The MTN Pay4Me service does not apply to calls made to other networks.
  11. The MTN Pay4Me service does not apply to MTN Roaming customers.
  12. MTN Pay4Me calls are only charged from a customer's main account and Xtra time wallets.
  13. MTN Pay4Me calls are not charged from free money or bonus wallets.
  14. Customers can opt-in and opt-out of the service.
FAQs

Q: How do I register for Pay4me?

The MTN Pay4Me service is offered by default with all active prepaid, post-paid and hybrid subscribers except for payphone tariff plans.

Q: How does the MTN Pay4me service work?

The caller who wishes to be sponsored must dial the code *223* then the sponsor's number starting with 096 . For example: *223*0966750750.

Q: How much will the sponsor be charged for the call?

The sponsor will be charged K0.018/second for an MTN Pay4me call.

Q: When does the sponsored call begin charging?

The charge initiates when the sponsor presses '1' to accept the call.

Q: Can I be sponsored for SMSs as well?

MTN Pay4Me service applies to voice calls only.

Q: Can I sponsor a call from another network?

Only MTN to MTN calls will be sponsored by the MTN Pay4Me service.

Q: Will my free money or bonus money sponsor a call?

The main balance and Xtra Time wallets are the only wallets eligible to sponsor a call.

Q: Can I use the MTN Pay4Me service when I am roaming?

An MTN Zambia roaming subscriber is not eligible to use the MTN Pay4Me service.


MTN Pay4Me is a special service that allows you to stay in touch with your friends and family even when you have a zero credit balance, provided that the person you are calling accepts to pay for the incoming voice call.

This comes in very handy in situations where the caller has run out of airtime.

This is a life enriching service, welcome to the new world!


  • This service also allows you to make important calls, even when you have run out of airtime.
  • You will not be charged a subscription fee or connection fee to use this service.
  • Pay for a family member or friend's call, without any hassle.

There is no subscription or access fee for the MTN Pay4Me service. 


The Pay4Me service is offered by default. However, customers can subscribe and unsubscribe for this service by dialling *223*1# to subscribe and *223*1*2# to unsubscribe.


  1. MTN Pay4Me is available to all active prepaid, post-paid and hybrid customers with an exception of the community payphone plan.
  2. The caller wishing to be sponsored is required to dial a short code, followed by the number they wish to call in order for their call to be sponsored i.e. *223*096xxxxxxx.
  3. The sponsored call only begins to be charged once the sponsor accepts the call i.e. presses '1'.
  4. MTN Pay4Me calls are charged at K0.018/second on all tariff plans.
  5. Only active customers qualify to be beneficiaries.
  6. All active prepaid, post-paid and hybrid customers qualify to be sponsors.
  7. The MTN Pay4Me service applies to voice calls only.
  8. The MTN Pay4Me does not apply to SMS, MMS or data.
  9. The MTN Pay4Me service only applies to MTN to MTN calls.
  10. The MTN Pay4Me service does not apply to calls made to other networks.
  11. The MTN Pay4Me service does not apply to MTN Roaming customers.
  12. MTN Pay4Me calls are only charged from a customer's main account and Xtra time wallets.
  13. MTN Pay4Me calls are not charged from free money or bonus wallets.
  14. Customers can opt-in and opt-out of the service.

Q: How do I register for Pay4me?

The MTN Pay4Me service is offered by default with all active prepaid, post-paid and hybrid subscribers except for payphone tariff plans.

Q: How does the MTN Pay4me service work?

The caller who wishes to be sponsored must dial the code *223* then the sponsor's number starting with 096 . For example: *223*0966750750.

Q: How much will the sponsor be charged for the call?

The sponsor will be charged K0.018/second for an MTN Pay4me call.

Q: When does the sponsored call begin charging?

The charge initiates when the sponsor presses '1' to accept the call.

Q: Can I be sponsored for SMSs as well?

MTN Pay4Me service applies to voice calls only.

Q: Can I sponsor a call from another network?

Only MTN to MTN calls will be sponsored by the MTN Pay4Me service.

Q: Will my free money or bonus money sponsor a call?

The main balance and Xtra Time wallets are the only wallets eligible to sponsor a call.

Q: Can I use the MTN Pay4Me service when I am roaming?

An MTN Zambia roaming subscriber is not eligible to use the MTN Pay4Me service.