Through the MTN Open API (Application Programming Interface), your business systems can be integrated directly with MTN Mobile Money enabling automated payments, collections and transfers. Innovative developers, programmers and your system integrators now have a user-friendly online platform from which they can easily become part of a digital community, that empowers them with the tools and expertise required to create new business opportunities and enhance existing products or system operations.


  • Automate your company payments, transfers and collections processes
  • Reduce innovation obstacles by streamlining new strategies and ideas. With the API modular architecture, major structural changes are greatly reduced
  • Make your e-commerce business more flexible with Open APIs, by customizing and tailoring your website to the needs of visitors and customers
  • Digitize your business to reduce costs and time-to-market for new solutions

How it works

  1. Log onto
  2. Sign up for an account
  3. Generate an API user and manage API key
  4. Review use cases
  5. Use the testing environment
  6. Follow the MTN brand guidelines

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