How to send airtime from Vodafone to MTN

Sending airtime from one mobile network to another is a convenient way to help friends and family stay connected, especially when they may be in another country or area and unable to purchase airtime themselves. Whether you’re topping up your own phone or sending a gift to a friend, sending airtime from one mobile network to another has been made easy.

Because of the interoperability system, sending airtime from one network to another is now possible in Ghana. You can send airtime to other networks from your network’s mobile money wallet regardless of which network you are on.

In this article, we will explore how to send airtime from Vodafone to MTN, a service now offered by both networks.

How to send airtime for Vodafone to MTN


Sending airtime from Vodafone to MTN can be possible through Vodafone Cash. That is, the sender must be registered on Vodafone cash to be able to send airtime to an MTN number.

Method 1

To send airtime from Vodafone to MTN,

  1. Dial *110#
  2. Select Buy Airtime or Data
  3. Choose Buy Airtime
  4. Select Other Networks
  5. Choose 1 to proceed
  6. Enter the receivers phone number
  7. Confirm receivers number
  8. Type in Amount
  9. Enter your Vodafone Cash PIN
  10. That’s it. You will receive an SMS confirming your airtime purchase from Vodafone Cash to an MTN number.

How to register Vodafone cash

You don’t need to visit a Vodafone cash outlet before you can get an account. At the comfort of your home, you can set up a Vodafone cash account.

  1. Dial *110#
  2. Enter 0 to activate account.
  3. Follow the proceeding prompts to complete registration.

If however, you are not able to register with the above method, then its advisable to call Vodafone customer care on 100 for assistance or visit any Vodafone office around you and request to be registered on Vodafone cash. Don’t forget to go along with your Ghana card.

Method 2

This method is quite not popular but it is also possible. That is, you will send money from your Vodafone Cash to MTN MoMo for the user to purchase the airtime from his MTN MoMo account. To do so,

  1. Dial *110#
  2. Select Send Money
  3. Choose Other Networks
  4. Select the network operator e.g. MTN
  5. Enter the person’s phone number
  6. Type the Amount
  7. Enter your PIN
  8. Confirm transaction
  9. That’s it. you successfully sent Money from your Vodafone Cash to MTN

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Now, on the MTN number,

  1. Dial *170#
  2. Choose option 3 (Airtime & Bundle)
  3. Select option 1 (Airtime)
  4. Choose (forSelf)
  5. Input the amount of airtime you want to buy.
  6. Confirm your details by inputting your mobile money PIN.
  7. That’s it. you’ve successfully purchase airtime airtime your MTN number.

How to register MTN Mobile Money

To register for an MTN MoMo wallet, visit any available MTN mobile money office with your Ghana card and request for a mobile money account. You will be attended to and in no time, you will have an MTN MoMo wallet on your SIM.

Is it possible to transfer airtime from MTN to Vodafone?

Transferring airtime from MTN to Vodafone is also possible. All you have to do is to follow the above procedure by using MTN as the main subject.

Can I borrow airtime on Vodafone and MTN?

Borrowing airtime on Vodafone and MTN is possible for customers who has been on the service for long. You can borrow airtime for your emergency calls when you run out out data. However, you need to be on the network for atleast 3 months before you can be eligible to borrow airtime.

Final words

With these easy steps, you can send airtime from Vodafone to MTN quickly and easily. So, the next time you’re looking for a quick and easy way to send airtime to someone, remember that it can be done in just a few easy steps.

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