Terms and Conditions




Please carefully read the terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") below before placing any order for any of the Goods or Services from http://food.jumia.co.ke. By placing an order for any of the Goods or Services from this Website, whereas it is by phone, through our mobile applications or by any other available channel, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Section 1: Jumia Food Introduction

We are jumia food, a brand of http://food.jumia.co.ke, unless otherwise stated.

Section 2: Definitions

  • 2.1. "Agreement" references these Terms and Conditions (T&Cs), the Privacy Policy, any payment instructions provided to you and any other form we might provide to you;
  • 2.2. By "Privacy Policy" we mean the policy accessible on our Website which details how we collect and store your personal data;
  • 2.3. "you", "your" and "yours" are references to you, the person accessing this Website, and placing the orders for the Goods or Services we display on it. Access through any other channel provided by jumia food will also bound you to these Terms and Conditions;
  • 2.4. "we", "us", "our", and "jumia food" are references to the Company;
  • 2.5. "Goods" is a reference to any goods which we may offer for sale from our Website from at a given time;
  • 2.6. "Service" or "Services" is a reference to any service which we may supply and which you may request via our Website;
  • 2.7. "Partner Restaurant" is a third party, which has agreed to co-operate with the Company to prepare and/or deliver the Goods or Services.
  • 2.8. "Food Delivery" references perishable goods and any form of delivery service, both provided by our Partner restaurants and for both of which our Partner restaurants take full responsibility;
  • 2.9. "Website" is a reference to our Website http://www.food.jumia.co.ke, our mobile applications or any other platform we will choose to offer our Goods or services.

Section 3: Ordering

  • 3.1. By placing an order through our Website, you enter into an agreement with jumia food with respect to the processing of that order and forwarding it to the Participating Restaurant. If you are paying online, jumia food is also responsible for any returns or refunds. However, the Restaurant remains responsible for the preparation, quality and delivery of your order. You agree to take particular care when providing us with your details and warrant that these details are accurate and complete at the time of ordering. You also warrant that the credit or debit card details that you provide are for your own credit or debit card and that you have sufficient funds to make the payment.
  • 3.2. In case you chose to pay with a debit or credit card you warrant that you are the legal holder of the card and the funds backing it. You should also warrant that you have sufficient funds to make the payment.
  • 3.3. Any Goods and Services or Food Delivery which you might buy from this Website are intended for your use only. Resale of any of such Goods and Services or Food Delivery or acting as an agent for a third party is forbidden under this agreement. Only when acting as a principal you should contract the Services.
  • 3.4. Please note that some of our Goods may not be suitable for certain age ranges. Please make it sure, by carefully reading product descriptions, that the product or products you order suits the recipient’s age.
  • 3.5. When ordering from this Website you may be required to provide an e-mail address and password. You must ensure that you keep the combination of these details secure and do not provide this information to a third party.
  • 3.6. Any order that you place in our website or related platforms is subject to availability, delivery capacity and acceptance both by us and the Partner restaurant. Once you place an order online, we will send you an email to confirm that we have received it. This email confirmation will be produced automatically and will just give you confirmation of your order details so that you can check that all details are correct. The fact that you receive an automatic confirmation does not necessarily mean that either we or the Partner restaurant will be able to fill your order. Once we have sent the confirmation email we will check availability and delivery capacity.
  • 3.7. If the Partner Restaurant you chose to order Food Delivery from accepts the contract it will confirm it to jumia food. If the details of the order are correct, the contract will be confirmed by text message (SMS).
  • 3.8. In the case that Goods offered by jumia food were ordered, jumia food will confirm availability together with or separately from the partner restaurant.
  • 3.9. The confirmation message will specify delivery details including the approximate delivery time specified by the Partner restaurant and confirm the price of the Food Delivery, Goods and Services ordered.
  • 3.10. If the Food Delivery and/or Goods are not available or if there is no delivery capacity, we will also let you know by text message (SMS) or phone call.

Section 4: Prices and Payment

  • 4.1. Any contract for the supply of Food Delivery from this Website is between you and the Partner restaurant; for the supply of Goods or Services from this Website any contact is between you and jumia food. You agree to take particular care when providing us with your details and warrant that these details are accurate and complete at the time of ordering. You also warrant that the credit or debit card details that you provide are for your own credit or debit card and that you have sufficient funds to make the payment.
  • 4.2. All prices listed on the Website are correct at the time of publication; however, we reserve the right to alter these in the future. Prices are inclusive of the relevant sales tax and delivery charges. We also reserve the right to alter the Goods or Services available for sale on the Website and to stop listing restaurants, goods or services.
  • 4.3. All prices listed on the Website for Food Delivery by the Partner restaurant or a delivery partner listed on the Website reflect the price the Partner restaurant or the third party provider charges at the time of listing. We give great care to keep them up to date. In case the price listed is not current and the restaurant informs us immediately after placing the order, we will contact you to inform you about the price difference and you can choose to opt-out of the order.
  • 4.4. All prices listed on the Website for Goods and Services by jumia food reflect the price at the time of listing. We give great care to keep them up to date. In the case the price listed is not current, we will contact you to inform you about the price difference and you can choose to opt-out of the order.
  • 4.5. All prices for delivery by jumia food or a third party provider assigned by jumia food listed on the Website are correct at the time of publication, however, we reserve the right to alter these in the future.
  • 4.6. The total price for Food Delivery, Goods or Services ordered, including delivery charges and other charges, will be displayed on the Website when you place your order. Full payment must be made for all Goods despatched and Services provided. Payment has to be made in cash or, if available on the website, by online payment, e.g. credit or debit card.
  • 4.7. If you choose online payment, you must pay for your order before it is delivered. To ensure that shopping online is secure, your debit/credit card details will be encrypted to prevent the possibility of someone being able to read them as they are sent over the internet. Your credit card company may also conduct security checks to confirm it is you placing the order.
  • 4.8. All card refunds are immediately credited to your Jumia account and you can spend this amount on any shop on Jumia. Please note that you can request a refund back to your card at any time by contacting Jumia via our channels. We will process your request within 48 working hours. Once this is done, It'll take at least 3-5 days more for the refund to reflect in your card statement.

Section 5: Delivery

  • 5.1. Delivery periods at the time of ordering should be taken into account as approximate only and thus they might vary. Goods will be sent to the delivery address you stated when placing the order.
  • 5.2. If delivery is done by the Partner restaurant jumia food cannot be held responsible for any untimely delivery. This will be the the Partner restaurant sole responsibility.
  • 5.3. In the case delivery is done by jumia food or a third party delivery partner assigned by jumia food, we will make our best effort to deliver in a timely manner. Still, we take no responsibility for late delivery.
  • 5.4. In any of two cases above, all orders will be always delivered by a reputable courier. If the Goods are not delivered within the estimated delivery time quoted by us, please contact the partner restaurant first. You may also contact us by telephone or email and we will try to ensure that you receive your order as quickly as possible.
  • 5.5. In case of a late delivery, the delivery charge will neither be voided nor refunded by jumia food.
  • 5.6. All risk in the Goods and the Food Delivery shall pass to you upon delivery.
  • 5.7. If you fail to accept delivery of Food Delivery and/or Goods at the time they are ready for delivery, or we are unable to deliver at the nominated time due to your failure to provide appropriate instructions, or authorizations, then such goods shall be deemed to have been delivered to you and all risk and responsibility in relation to such goods shall pass to you. Any storage, insurance and other costs which we incur as a result of the inability to deliver shall be your responsibility and you shall indemnify us in full for such cost.
  • 5.8. You must ensure that at the time of delivery of Food Delivery and/or Goods adequate arrangements, including access where necessary, are in place for the safe delivery of such goods. We cannot be held liable for any damage, cost or expense incurred to such goods or premises where this arises as a result of a failure to provide adequate access or arrangements for delivery.
  • 5.9. Participating restaurants, who will prepare your order, aim
  • 5.9.1. to deliver the product to you at the place of delivery requested by you in your order;
  • 5.9.2. to deliver within the time confirmed by the restaurant;
  • 5.9.3. to inform you if they expect that they are unable to meet the estimated delivery time.
  • 5.10. Partner restaurants and we shall not be liable to you for any losses, liabilities, costs, damages, charges or expenses arising out of late delivery;
  • 5.11. Please note that it might not be possible for Partner restaurants to deliver to some locations. If this is the case, our Partner restaurants or we will inform you using the contact details that you provide to us when you make your order and arrange for cancellation of the order or delivery to an alternative delivery address;

Section 6: Cancellation

  • 6.1. You must notify the participating restaurant immediately if you decide to cancel your order, preferably by phone, and quote your order number. If the restaurant accepts your cancellation, no cancellation fee applies. If the restaurant refuses cancellation, e.g. because preparation of Food Delivery has been completed and/or delivery personnel has already been dispatched, it may not be cancelled. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in case you paid for your order online, you should only contact jumia food with respect to a refund of your payment. You can always contact jumia food with any complaint or concern you may have with respect to an order for which you paid online.
  • 6.2. We may cancel a contract if the product is not available for any reason. We will notify you if this is the case and return any payment that you have made;
  • 6.3. If the cancellation was made in time and once the restaurant has accepted your cancellation, we will refund or re-credit your debit or credit card with the full amount within 14 days, which includes the initial delivery charge (where applicable) which you paid for the delivery of the Goods or the Services, as applicable.
  • 6.4. In the unlikely event that the Partner restaurant delivers a wrong item, you have the right to reject the delivery of the wrong item and you shall be fully refunded for the missing item. If the Partner restaurant can only do a partial delivery (a few items might be not available), its staff should inform you or propose a replacement for missing items. You have the right to refuse a partial order before delivery and get a refund. We are not responsible for wrong or partial delivery. The issue has to be settled directly with the Partner restaurant.

Section 7: Information

  • 7.1. Where we have requested information from you to provide Food Delivery, Goods or Services you agree to provide us with accurate and complete information.
  • 7.2. You authorize us to use, store or otherwise process your personal information in order to provide the Food Delivery, Goods or Services to you and for marketing and credit control purposes (the "Purpose"). The Purpose may include the disclosure of your personal information to selected third parties from time to time where we believe that the services offered by such third parties may be of interest to you or where this is required by law or in order to provide the Food Delivery, Goods or Service to you. More information can be found in our Privacy Policy.
  • 7.3. You are entitled to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you. Please contact us if you wish to request this information.

Section 8: Linked Sites There may be a number of links on our Website to third party Websites which we believe may be of interest to you.

We do not represent the quality of the Goods or Services provided by such third parties nor do we have any control over the content or availability of such sites. We cannot accept any responsibility for the content of third party Websites or the Services or Goods that they may provide to you.

Section 9: Complaints We take complaints very seriously and place customers at the core of our processes.

We aim to respond to your complaints within 5 business days. Please submit any ll complaints to the following email address [email protected]

Section 10: Limitation of Liability

  • 10.1. Great care has been taken to ensure that the information available on this website is correct and error free. If it came to occur, we apologize for any errors or omissions that we might publish in ur website. We cannot warrant that use of the Website will be error free or fit for purpose. We will ake our best to correct such errors in a timely and effective manner.Also,Neither can we warrant that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the Website and we do not make any warranty whatsoever, whether express or implied, relating to fitness for purpose, or accuracy.
  • 10.2. By accepting these terms of use you agree to relieve us from any liability whatsoever arising from your use of information from any third party, or your use of any third party website, or your consumption of any food or beverages from a Partner restaurant.
  • 10.3. We disclaim any and all liability to you for the supply of the Food Delivery, Goods and Services to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer. If we are found liable for any loss or damage to you such liability is limited to the amount you have paid for the relevant Goods or Services. We cannot accept any liability for any loss, damage or expense, including any direct or indirect loss such as loss of profits to you, howsoever arising. This limitation of liability does not apply to personal injury or death arising as a direct result of our negligence.
  • 10.4. We do not accept any liability for any delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, viruses or other contamination or destructive properties transmitted to you or your computer system via our Website.
  • 10.5. We shall not be held liable for any failure or delay in performing Services or delivering Goods where such failure arises as a result of any act or omission, which is outside our reasonable control such as all overwhelming and unpreventable events caused directly and exclusively by forces of nature that can be neither anticipated, nor controlled, nor prevented by the exercise of prudence, diligence, and care, including but not limited to: war, riot, civil commotion; compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction and acts of third parties.
  • 10.6. If we have contracted to provide identical or similar order to more than one ustomer and are prevented from fully meeting our obligations to you by reason of an Event of Force Majeure, we may decide at our absolute discretion which orders we will fill and to what extent.
  • 10.7. The products sold by us are provided for private domestic and consumer use only. Accordingly, we do not accept liability for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of data, loss of income or profit, loss of damage to property and/or loss from claims of third parties arising out of the use of the Website or for any products or services purchased from us.
  • 10.8. We have taken all reasonable steps to prevent Internet fraud and ensure any data collected from you is stored as securely and safely as possible. However, we cannot be held liable in the extremely unlikely event of a breach in our secure computer servers or those of third parties.
  • 10.9. In the event jumia food has a reasonable belief that there exists an abuse of vouchers and/or discount codes or in suspected instances of fraud, jumia food may cause the shopper (or customer) to be blocked immediately and reserves the right to refuse future service. Additionally, should their exist an abuse of vouchers or discount codes, jumia food reserves the right to seek compensation from any and all violators
  • 10.10. Offers are subject to jumia food's discretion and may be withdrawn at any time and without notice.

Section 11: General

  • 11.1. All prices are in Kenya Shillings.
  • 11.2. We may subcontract any part or parts of the Services or Goods that we provide to you from time to time and we may assign part or parts of our rights under these T&Cs without your consent or any requirement to notify you.
  • 11.3. We may alter or vary the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you.
  • 11.4. Payment must be made either at the time of ordering the Food Delivery, Goods or Services from us by credit card or at the time of delivery by cash. Failure to pay on time will result in the cancellation of your order.
  • 11.5. Do not use or launch any automated system or program in connection with our website or its online ordering functionality;
  • 11.6. Do not collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the website, use communication systems provided by the website for any commercial solicitation purposes, solicit for any reason whatsoever any users of the website with respect to their submissions to the website, or publish or distribute any vouchers or codes in connection with the website, or scrape or hack the website.
  • 11.7. The T&Cs together with the Privacy Policy, any order form and payment instructions constitute the entire agreement between you and us. No other terms whether expressed or implied shall form part of this Agreement. In the event of any conflict between these T&Csand any other term or provision on the Website, these T&Cs shall prevail.
  • 11.8. If any term or condition of our Agreement shall be deemed invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties hereby agree that such term or condition shall be deemed to be deleted and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in force without such term or condition.
  • 11.9. These Terms and Conditions and our Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Kenya. The parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Kenya.
  • 11.10. No delay or failure on our part to enforce our rights or remedies under the Agreement shall constitute a waiver on our part of such rights or remedies unless such waiver is confirmed in writing.
  • 11.11. These Terms and Conditions and a contract (and all non-contractual obligations arising out of or connected to them) shall be governed and construed in accordance with Kenya Laws. Both we and you hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Kenya Courts. All dealings, correspondence and contacts between us shall be made or conducted in the English language.



  1. Introduction
  2. What is Jumia Prime?
  3. What are the benefits of Jumia Prime?
  4. Who is eligible for Jumia Prime?
  5. Your Jumia Prime subscription
    • 5.1 How can I subscribe for Jumia Prime membership?
    • 5.2 What is the price of membership?
    • 5.3 How long will my membership last?
    • 5.4 Jumia Prime ”lifetime” Membership.,
    • 5.5 Can I cancel my membership?
  6. Further information

1. Introduction

These Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which Jumia provides the Jumia Prime service and benefits to buyers on the Jumia marketplace, including the eligibility criteria, subscription process and applicable fees.

These Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions are subject to and governed by the Terms and Conditions of use of the Marketplace.

By subscribing to Jumia Prime members agree to these Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions as may be amended and published from time to time.

What is Jumia Prime?

Jumia Prime is a loyalty programme that entitles its members to free delivery on Jumia orders and to access other exclusive promotions, rewards and benefits.

3. What are the benefits of Jumia Prime?

3.1. Free delivery

Jumia Prime members receive free delivery on:

  • All Jumia orders EXCEPT items shipped from abroad (bearing Jumia Global tab) and bulky or large items such as large furniture, large home/kitchen appliances, home theatres, sound systems and air conditioning units; and
  • all Jumia on-demand services e.g. Jumia Food.

If an order includes both qualifying and non-qualifying items, buyers shall be required to pay applicable shipping charges for the non-qualifying items.

Due to restrictions on business/commercial use of Jumia Prime (particularised at section 4 below) we operate a monthly cap on free delivery. Members who exceed this cap will be classed as business/commercial users and their Jumia Prime membership may be cancelled without notice.

3.2. Promotions, rewards and other benefits.

Jumia may offer rewards and benefits to members from time to time.These rewards and benefits shall be offered for a specified duration of time,members will be informed of the validity of the rewards or benefits at the time of they are offered. These rewards and benefits can only be used as Store Credits on any of Jumia platforms.

Jumia Prime also offers a platform for members to access promotions, rewards and other benefits in respect of third party participating products and brands, which Jumia may notify to members from time to time.

Benefits are provided by means of a voucher, which may be redeemed directly with the participating third-party retailer in accordance with their own terms and conditions. Benefits may not be exchanged for cash or used to purchase any products or gift cards on Jumia.

Jumia may in its sole discretion add or remove Jumia Prime membership benefits.

3.3 Savings promise

Jumia will from time to time communicate to Prime members the savings that they receive.

4. Who is eligible for Jumia Prime?

To qualify for Jumia Prime membership you must meet the following criteria at all times during the subscription period:

  • you must be located in a participating city as listed on the Jumia Prime Page of the application and website; and
  • you must be an individual, as Jumia Prime is not intended for professional use, which shall include the following:
  • business or corporate accounts;
  • JForce sales consultant accounts;
  • accounts with more than three (3) unique delivery addresses;
  • accounts that make more than twenty (20) orders in any given month via Jumia; or
  • accounts that make more than forty (40) orders in any given month via Jumia Food app.

In the event that your circumstances change and you cease to meet the eligibility criteria for Jumia Prime, you shall be required to notify Jumia and your Jumia Prime membership shall be terminated with immediate effect.

Jumia reserves the right to refuse Jumia Prime membership to any customer, in Jumia’s discretion.

5. Your Jumia Prime subscription

5.1. How can I subscribe for Jumia Prime membership?

Jumia Prime membership may be purchased via all Jumia applications and websites, including Jumia Food and Jumia Pay.

Following purchase, a confirmation email will be sent to the new member. Jumia Prime membership will be activated immediately, with free delivery benefits applied across the Jumia and Jumia food applications and websites.

Jumia Prime membership is personal to the member and shall be used exclusively by the registered member and all Jumia Prime benefits shall accrue to the registered member only. Jumia Prime benefits are not transferable.

5.2. What is the price of membership?

The Jumia Prime membership fee varies subject to your location and the duration of your chosen membership plan. Details are available on the “Free Delivery” page of Jumia’s website or application.

Payment for Jumia Prime may be made by credit, debit card via Jumia Pay wallet or such payment method as Jumia may direct on its website and applications.

5.3. How long will my membership last?

We offer the following membership plans:

  • One (1) calendar month;
  • three (3) calendar months;
  • six (6) calendar months; or
  • one (1) year.

The membership period commences on the date of confirmation. For example, if you purchase your subscription and thereafter receive a confirmation email on 30th March and you choose a three month subscription, your membership will expire at the end of the day on 29th June.

The renewal of Jumia Prime is not automatic. To enjoy continued Jumia Prime benefits when the membership period has ended, a new Jumia Prime membership must be purchased.

5.4 Jumia Prime “lifetime” membership

Jumia Prime lifetime membership incorporates ten annual subscriptions only.

Jumia Prime lifetime membership is awarded exceptionally (it cannot be purchased).

Jumia may, at any time and entirely in its discretion, revoke Jumia Prime lifetime membership, subject to compensation of the subscription value (based on prices at the time of revocation) for the remaining duration of the ten year membership term.

All Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions (including exclusion of professional use) shall apply to lifetime members. In the event of a lifetime member’s violation of these Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws, Jumia shall revoke membership without any compensation.

5.5. Can I cancel my membership?

Your Jumia Prime membership is non-refundable and so if you cancel your membership you shall not be reimbursed in respect of subscriptions fees paid.

We may cancel your Jumia Prime membership at our discretion and without notice. If we do so, we will give you a prorated refund by way of Store Credits based on the number of full months remaining in your membership.

We shall not, however, provide any refund for cancellation related to conduct that we determine is fraudulent or in violation of these Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws.

We may cease or suspend the sale of new Jumia Prime memberships at any time, at our discretion.

6. Further information

If you have any questions about these Jumia Prime Terms and Conditions, please contact us using the contact form on our website.

February 2022