KPLC Paybill Number: How to pay your electricity bill.

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These are the KPLC paybill numbers.

For Postpaid customers, the number is 888888.

For Prepaid customers, the number is 888880.

Off course, you use these numbers when buying or paying through your phone.

Let us see how you can easily pay or buy your electricity token in Kenya.

Let us have a look .

How to buy electricity tokens for prepaid customers using the KPLC paybill number.

 Here the best way is to pay via Mpesa because you are likely in possession of a Safaricom line and that you receive you token messages almost immediately.  

How to Buy Kenya Power (KPLC) Prepaid Tokens via Safaricom

  1. Go to Safaricom SIM Tool Kit, select M-PESA menu, select “Lipa na M-PESA’’
  2. Select“Pay Bill
  3.  Select “Enter Business no.“, Enter KPLC’s Lipa na M-PESA PayBill Number 888880 and press “OK”
  4. Select“Enter Account no.“, Enter your KPLC Prepaid Meter Number (e.g. 0100xxxx xxxx x) press “OK”
  5. Enter Amount“, between KSh100 and 35,000 and press “OK”
  6.  Enter your M-PESA PIN and press “OK”
  7. Confirm all the details are correct and press “OK”
  8.  M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get a notification with the intended recipient’s name e.g. “Pay Kenya PowerKSh1,000.00 for Account 0100 xxxx xxxx x Press 1 within 20 seconds to STOP this transaction.” To stop a wrong transaction, Enter “1” and press Send within 20 seconds. Pressing “Cancel” will complete the transaction. Or you can simply wait until the time elapses.
  9. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA.
  10. KPLC will then generate prepaid token valid for your meter and send via SMS. Paying your Postpaid Electricity Bill with M-Pesa (Safaricom)


How to Buy Kenya Power (KPLC)Prepaid Tokens via Equitel

  1. Select Eazzy Pay from your Equitel menu
    2. Select Pay Bill from Eazzy Pay.
    Choose the bank account number to pay from e.g.0123456789102
    Select business number – KPLC Tokens
    3. Enter your KPLC Prepaid Meter Number (e.g. 37168917674) press OK
    4. Enter the amount you wish to pay which should be between Shs. 100 and  Shs.500,000.
    5. Enter your Equitel PIN and press OK.
    6. Confirm that all details are correct by pressing OK.
    7. You will receive a  text confirmation of the transaction from Equity bank.
    KPLC will then generate prepaid token valid for your meter and send viaSMS.1

How to buy electricity tokens for Postpaid customers using the KPLC paybill number.

Here again you use the popular platforms, except that you are indeed paying and not paying parse.

Remember that the KPLC paybill number here is 888888.

Paying your Postpaid Electricity Bill with M-Pesa (Safaricom)

  1. Select “Pay Bill” from the M-Pesa menu.
  2. Enter the Kenya Power business number 888 888.
  3. Enter your new Kenya Power account number e.g. 14201052400
  4. Enter the amount you wish to pay which should be between Shs. 100 and Shs.35,000.
  5. Enter your M-Pesa PIN.
  6. Confirm that all the details are correct.
  7. You will receive a confirmation of the transaction via SMS.

Paying your Postpaid Electricity with Equitel

  1. Select Eazzy Pay from your Equitel menu
    2. Select Pay Bill from Eazzy Pay.
    Choose the bank account number to pay from e.g.0123456789102
    Select business number – KPLC Bills (Post Paid)
    3. Enter your new Kenya Power meter number e.g. 2831172 or 3436980.
    4. Enter the amount you wish to pay which should be between Shs.100 and Shs.500,000.
    5. Enter your Equitel PIN and press OK
    6. Confirm that all details are correct. Then press OK.
    7. You will receive a text confirmation of the transaction from Equitybank.

Paying your Electricity Bill with Airtel Money

  1. Select “Airtel Money” from the menu.
  2. Click on “Make Payments“.
  3. Select “Paybill“.
  4. Choose Kenya Power Bill for postpaid bill OR Kenya Power Prepaid for purchase of tokens.
  5. Enter the amount you wish to pay.
  6. Enter your Airtel Money PIN.
  7. Under the reference option, type your full Kenya Power account number e.g. 123456-01. Confirm that all details are correct.
  8. You will receive a confirmation of the transaction via SMS.

Other methods of payment.

You are not limited to paying using the KPLC paybill number. You can opt to use other methods discussed below.

Pay at supermarkets.

 You can pay at selected supermarkets in Kenya. Here they are.

  1. Uchumi Meru
  2. Lang’ata Hypermarket
  3. Ngong Hypermarket
  4. Uchumi Capital Centre.

Pay at selected banks.

If you one of those guys who likes lining up in a bank, then choose the bank you belong to here.

  1. National Bank of Kenya.
  2. Postbank.
  3. Barclays Bank of Kenya.
  4. Co-operative Bank.
  5. Standard Chartered.
  6. Postal Corporation of Kenya.
  7. Equity Bank.

However,you can pay via the ATMs of these banks and if you are a customer of Co-operative bank, you can use the M-banking option you are already registered.

Also note that you call choose to pay at KPLC’s own banking hall.

Make Cheque payments.

You can also use this method if you love writing cheques. You cheques should however be deposited at KPLC designated drop off points.

Conclusion

It you are a prepaid customer, then you can simply look at your meter and know that your token is almost consumed. However if you are a postpaid customer, then this is not possible.

How do you tell you bill?

Simply do so by sending your account number eg 1410657 to 5551.

Again ,here are KPLC Paybill number is 888880 for prepaid and 888888 for postpaid.

Now that’s how to pay or buy hour electricity bill

Disclaimer: Whereas I have tried my best to bring you the correct information, the information presented may change with time. Always contact KPLC for the correct information should you need clarification.

Here are the contacts.

Hotline: 95551
Tel: 020 3201 680
Cell: 0703 070 707 / 0732 170 170
Email: [email protected]

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