MTN (Mobile Telecommunications Network), originally called M-Cell, is a South African multinational mobile telecommunications company that was founded in 1994 and operates in several African and Asian countries with headquarters in Johannesburg. MTN is the world's eighth largest mobile network operator and the largest in Africa.

MTN can be loaded using either a physical recharge voucher or digital vouchers. Physical recharge vouchers can be purchased from most shops within your region. Digital vouchers can be purchased online on the Carry1st Shop, no credit card needed!

The MTN gift card voucher is a preloaded gift card with a set amount of money. Upon purchase, the code is sent directly to the recipient's number. The recipient enters the code to redeem the gift card. The process is fast, simple, and secure with 60+ payment options available for you.

Purchasing data for your phone number with MTN airtime is simple.

  • Purchase MTN gift card voucher on the Carry1st Shop and dial *555*digital code# to activate it
  • To recharge your phone, press the call button
  • Dial *131# and select your preferred data bundle and press the call button.
  • You will receive a text notification if your recharge was successful

To check your MTN data balance dial *556# and you will receive a pop up text with your MTN data balance.

The Carry1st Shop offers affordable rates on MTN gift card vouchers. We accept 60+ secure payment methods, like PayPal, Chipper, Crypto, bank transfers, and more. We also offer discounted prices and offers from time to time!

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll down to the Prepaid section
  3. Select MTN
  4. Select the MTN data or airtime gift card voucher package you would like
  5. Enter your MTN mobile number
  6. Add in the quantity of your purchase
  7. Purchase your MTN airtime or data gift card voucher through 60+ secure payment methods (no credit card needed)

Steps to redeem the gift voucher code on your MTN phone number:

  1. Once you receive the code on your MTN phone number
  2. Redeem the code by dialing *188*voucher code# 
  3. When you redeem the MTN Mobile airtime or data balance will be reflected on your MTNMobile number automatically.

  • This voucher code may only be redeemed by users with MTN Mobile numbers.
  • This voucher code cannot be redeemed for cash, refunded, or returned, except as required by law.
  • All payments for MTN airtime and data gift card vouchers are final and not refundable and we do not allow exchanges on digital orders.
  • Value from this voucher code cannot be used: with Family profiles; to purchase other voucher codes or gift cards, in countries where MTN is not available.
  • Strictly no resale of MTN gift card vouchers, for personal use only.    
  • The value associated with this voucher code expires three years after the date of first activation and the expired voucher code may not be re-activated.
  • Offer not valid in combination with any other offer and cannot be exchanged for cash
  • Misuse of this voucher code may constitute fraud. In certain cases, we may limit or decline to honor the voucher code value if you are unable to present satisfactory proof of your identity upon our request.
  • You may be required to add a secondary payment method to use the voucher code value with MTN Mobile.
  • Issuer is not responsible for lost or stolen voucher codes, or unauthorized use.

For full Terms and Conditions, customer service and more information, including how to determine the balance of your gift card, visit  

Purchase MTN gift card voucher online on the Carry1st Shop