How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter Online

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter Online

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter Online

If you are still visiting ‘NEPA” office in order to recharge your prepaid electricity bill then you are obviously still living in the past. Not to worry, that’s not entirely a bad idea and you are probably not alone. A few of us stick to old ways because we prefer to do what has been working for us. However, a wise man once said that “if you don’t try new things, then you might never find out what you are missing”. Having said that, the fact that you are reading this post is a step in the right direction. This now means that you are willing to learn and learn you shall.

Let’s delve into how to recharge electricity meter online.

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter online: What Are Prepaid Electricity Meters?

A few years ago, the Nigerian government decided to combat cases of electricity price hike, energy theft, and corruption of the then PHCN staff by introducing prepaid electricity meters. Prepaid electricity meters work the same way a mobile phone works. You recharge it at the beginning of the month (or whenever your previous energy time was spent), then you will use it while you are charged for consumption. Please note that prepaid meters are radically different from postpaid in that while postpaid allows you to consume energy in advance, prepaid meters only serve you energy in arrears of you purchasing units.

Now that we know what prepaid electric meters, let’s go straight to you purchasing units to recharge the units.

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter online Using VTpass

VTpass is a bills payment platform where you can buy and pay for most utility bills and prepaid electricity meters are not left out. Here are the steps you would need to take.

  1. Visit
  2. Select “pay electricity bills” from the dropdown menu at the top left. Choose your energy provider and click go.
  3. Fill in the details and chose the “prepaid” option. Input your meter number (for a detailed post on how to find your meter number, go here) and submit.
  4. Input your payment details, submit and receive your token in your email in a matter of minutes.

That’s the easiest and dare we say the most convenient means of recharging your prepaid electricity meter online. Enjoy!




These days, there are generally more bad news than good news. But what you about to hear now is an absolute joy!:

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company ( recharge and bills payment is now available on VTpass!


IBEDC is an electricity distribution company that serves four states namely Oyo, Ogun, Osun, and Kwara states.

  Their goal, as espoused by their website is to put their customers first and hold them as the fulcrum of their business.

IBEDC is also the largest provider of electricity in the country as they cover the four aforementioned states as well as some parts of Niger and Ekiti states


VTPass is a platform through which you can make convenient payment for your day to day services like Phone Airtime RechargeInternet Data bundle subscription, Cable TV subscription such as DTSVGOTV, Startimes, Electricity bills (PHCN) and many other services.  

How do I pay my IBEDC bill online?

You can pay your IBEDC bill online by following these simple steps:

Visit  or download our VTpass mobile app on Google Play Store.

Click on Electricity payment.

Select your Electricity area & Meter type.

Enter your correct Meter & Payment details.

Click Submit and get your Token instantly.


VTpass is a bill processing platform with a huge experience in the electricity bills payment platform

Your IBEDC token will be delivered to you promptly,

You can pay your IBEDC bill whether you are using a post-paid or prepaid meter

We have a 24-hours customer support system in case something goes wrong (but it won’t go wrong!)

You would like to know that we also you can also pay for your DSTV, Gotv and Startimes subscriptions as well as buy airtime and data on You can also buy your WAEC registration pins and result checker pin.