How To Locate Your PHCN Meter Number

About PHCN prepaid meter

The introduction of prepaid meters came as a great relief to most Nigerians who were already tired of paying outrageous bills.

By using the prepayment method, customers can now properly budget and pay their electricity bill right before they use it.

Just like topping up your mobile phone with airtime, so also is recharging your electricity meter. Likewise, you can only get electricity supply when you credit your meter.

Different types of prepaid meters

There are two main types of prepaid meters: key meters and smart card meters.

A key meter uses a special electronic key which has your tariff information on it,

While a smart card meter sends your latest information through to your supplier when topped up.

How to locate your meter number

Each prepaid meter has its unique ID which varies in length between 11-7 digits. This meter number usually contains a combination of numbers and letters.


Each meter number has been made very easy to locate as this is often seen above or beneath a bar-code on your meter.

You can also find this on the front of your meter, engraved into the meter box or printed on a sticker attached to the meter box.

Anyone can now pay their electricity bills for both prepaid and postpaid meter on VTpass for a secure, easy and convenient transaction. Make payment for different electric areas on VTpass including Ikeja electric, Eko electric, Abuja electric, Portharcourt electric , Kano electric, and Jos electric.

Pay your electricity bills on VTpass

  • Visit www.vtpass.com ,
  • Click this https://www.vtpass.com/electricity-bill to select your electricity area,
  • Enter your payment details and submit.

Remember that your correct meter number must be supplied when buying prepaid electricity.

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Easy Steps to Pay Electricity Bills Online (Prepaid&Postpaid)

Many individuals miss important appointments and life changing opportunities while on queue at the PHCN office or designated banks trying to sort out their electricity bills.

Most people really find it uncomfortable leaving their businesses to go purchase their electricity units.

In Nigeria today, on a scale of Ten, 8 out of 10 houses use digital power consumption calculation device, which everyone know as a prepaid meter and the other 2 has postpaid meters

It is also no longer news that you can pay for your Electricity bills online both for Postpaid and prepaid meters.

This article will walk you through the fastest and most reliable way to pay your electricity bills without leaving the comfort of your house or place of work.

The PHCN company had partnered with a number of financial institution in Nigeria as well as card processors to allow subscribers make convenient payment online without having to go through any stress.

Paying your Electricity bills online should be the easiest thing you have ever done because it is a very simple and straight forward process. All you need is a phone or laptop connected to the internet and follow the steps below.

Steps to make Electricity Payment Online

Logon to VTpass to make Electricity payment online

  • Click on “What do you want to do” and select “Pay Electricity bills”

make electricity subscription renewal on Vtpass.com

 

  • On the second level, select “Electricity bills” (Ikeja Electric IKDC, EKO electricity EKEDC or whichever electricity distribution company you use)

Electricity company payment online

 

  • Select meter type (Postpaid or prepaid), then enter the required details (Meter number, Phone number, email etc)

Make electricity payment on online

 

  • Click on on the “continue” button and you will be directed to the Interswitch Webpay gateway. Enter details of your active ATM/Debit card to complete your transaction. Interswitch processes MastercardVisa card and Verve cards at the moment.

PHCN electricity payment on VTpass.com

If your payment is successful, you will receive the meter token on your phone and email.

 

Customers can make payment for the following electricity distribution companies:

Making payment on VTpass.com is fast, easy and saves you a lot of stress. It also ensure you can spend valuable time on important things than  going to the bank or PHCN office to make Payment.

We also have an electricity payment API for developers to integrate into their applications.

Make your life Easier with VTpass.com