UEDCL has enabled the following channels for making electricity payments.
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited and Development Finance Company of Uganda Group(DFCU) Bank on behalf of UEDCL receives deposits from customers who wish to recharge and get instant tokens.
MTN and AIRTEL networks are the current partners with UEDCL in making sure there is a 24/7 all-round service for our customers. This allows customers to buy at their convenience at the same time easy, safe and reliable. Mobile money has over weighed the rest of the channels.
Paying Electricity (UEDCL) Bill Using Mobile Money just got better
Mobile money transfer services in Uganda have evolved to the point of being considered as the most effective and efficient means to make payments for utility bills like electricity.
As of now, instead of subjecting oneself to long queues at the banks and Point of sales for UEDCL to pay for a monthly electricity bill, both MTN and Airtel Money customers can make these payments directly from their mobile phones at the comfort of their homes.
The advent of mobile money transfer services in Uganda did not only change the mode of paying utility bills but eliminated problems associated with carrying cash as well as providing the most efficient way for business to accept payments for their products and services. It’s now easier to pay for your electricity bill using MTN or Airtel Money by following a few simple steps on your cell phone.
How to pay electricity (UEDCL) power using MTN- Dial *165#
To use this service, users must have an activated mobile money account which is available for MTN subscribers only.
If you have an activated Mobile money account with enough balance to complete the transaction, navigate to MTN by dialing *165# and follow the prompts, the services (varies depending on the phone model) icon on your Phone.
Step 1: Input the code / dial *165#, press Yes/Enter/Ok,
Step 2: Select 4 – Payments,
Step 3: Select 1- Utilities, then select – UEDCL.
Step 4: Enter your full UEDCL account number with , 13 digits eg (1234 567 8910 13) for Powercom meter user, 11 digits eg. (123 456 789 12) for Conlog, and 11 digits eg. (123 456 789 12) for Sanxing meter users.
Step 5: Enter the full amount you want to pay then press OK/YES,
Step 6: Input your MTN Pin and wait for a confirmation text message.
Step 7: You will receive a confirmation text message for the transaction with 20 digits’ units to load on to your key pad.
Finally Load your power token of 20 digits on to the key pad. “Bang your power units are credited”
How to Pay electricity (UEDCL) power using Airtel Money; Dial *165#
Step 1: From the Airtel Money Menu, Choose Airtel Money and press OK or Simply Dial *165#
Step 2: Select – Pay Bill send,
Step 3: Select – UEDCL send,
Step 4: Enter UEDCL Meter number with 13 digits for Powercom meter user, 11 digits for Conlog, and
11 digits for Sanxing meter users and send
Step 5: Enter the full amount you intend to pay (your Airtel Money account. You must have in excess of the payment amount plus transaction costs)
Step 6: Then input your Airtel Money Password/Pin
Step 7: On the Reference field, enter your full UEDCL account number such as 13 digits for Powercom meter user, 11 digits for Conlog, and 11 digits for Sanxing meter users and send.
You will receive a confirmation text message for the transaction with 20 digits’ units to load on to your key pad.