There is no objection that the Nigeria Electricity Distribution Company is working assiduously to improve their services. Before the advent of digital payment platforms, you will need to physically visit the nearest bank or the electricity distribution company to pay for your electricity bills.
Here you are going to learn in detail how to recharge a prepaid meter online from the comfort of your home.
Things got a little better as one can successfully recharge electricity units from one’s bank app without having to visit the bank in person.
But nowadays, it has been much easier to recharge your prepaid meter online without necessarily making use of a bank app or an ATM machine. However, this steps will guide you on how you can recharge prepaid electricity meter online because you do not have a bank app or you do not want to stress yourself going to the ATM.
Materials needed to recharge prepaid electricity meter online
- Phone number (This is where the token will be sent)
- Email Address
- A smartphone, Laptop or Desktop with an active internet
- Prepaid meter number (Usually written boldly on the body of your prepaid meter)
- ATM card details for customers who cannot transfer (Master/Verve/Visa cards)
How to recharge a prepaid electricity meter online
- Get any internet-enabled device e.g mobile phone, laptop, desktop, etc.
- Go to your preferred browser and enter www.nepa.ng or Click here
- Select the electricity distribution company you are registered with (e.g. Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKDC) Prepaid.)
- Then enter your meter number.
- Enter the worth of electricity units you want to buy in Naira
- Input your phone number and email address and hit the submit button.
- Enter your credit card details
- Confirm your order summary
- In less than 10 seconds, a token is generated.
- Enter this token directly on your prepaid or postpaid electricity meter.
- Then you will have your prepaid meter credited.
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These steps mentioned above are all you need to recharge a prepaid electricity meter online, even when you don’t have a bank app.