With a variety of online, mobile and other purchasing options, we’ve made it even easier to buy your prepaid electricity whenever and however you want to.

Why buy your prepaid electricity from Absa?

prepaid electricity 24 hours a day
Convenient

Get the freedom to top up your prepaid electricity on-the-go, 24 hours a day.

purchase prepaid electricity via cellphone banking
Simple

Top up prepaid electricity using online or mobile banking, at an ATM or via ChatBanking.

Available countrywide
Available countrywide

You can buy your prepaid electricity from Absa for most municipalities, Eskom and private metering companies nationwide.

How to get it

  • Top up your electricity using the following channels

    Top up your electricity using the following channels:

    Absa Mobile Banking App

    1. Log on to the Mobile Banking App
    2. Click on 'Buy' at the bottom of the screen
    3. Select 'Electricity' from the Prepaid Menu
    4. Select 'Saved beneficiaries' or 'Buy for someone new'
    5. Follow the prompts to get your prepaid electricity token

    Absa Express

    1. Log on to online banking
    2. Click on the Prepaid hub/menu
    3. Select a 'New' or 'Existing' beneficiary
    4. Select Prepaid Type (Electricity)
    5. Follow the prompts to get your prepaid electricity token

    Absa Online

    1. Log on to Absa Online
    2. Click on the 'Full Service' tab
    3. Select 'Payments'
    4. Click on 'Purchase Prepaid'
    5. Follow the prompts to get your prepaid electricity token

     

     

  • Cell phone prepaid electricity top-up

    Cell phone prepaid electricity top-up

    Cell Phone Banking Lite (USSD)

    • Dial *120*2272#
    • Select 'Prepaid Electricity' from the menu and follow the prompts to buy the units you need
    • Select 'Purchase' — follow the prompts to get the electricity token you need instantly
  • UniPIN prepaid electricity top-up

    UniPIN prepaid electricity top-up

    UniPIN Prepaid Electricity allows you to purchase electricity at your nearest Absa ATM 24 hours a day using a PIN to purchase an electricity voucher. The voucher is then printed on your Absa ATM receipt.

  • How UniPIN works

    How UniPIN works
    • You can purchase UniPIN Prepaid Electricity top-ups at an Absa ATM with amounts available from R30 to R1 000.
    • Select the option to buy the prepaid electricity at the ATM and select the amount.
    • You will receive an ATM slip with the UniPIN.
    • To top up your UniPIN electricity, please dial the following on your cellphone: *120*41589*UniPIN Number*Meter Number# and press call. Network fees will apply when you dial these numbers.
    • The meter number is the number of your prepaid electricity meter at home.
    • After dialing, you will receive an SMS with the recharge token number which you need to enter into your electricity meter.

    For any queries, please contact our service provider on the following number: 0861 242 355

View our list of providers in your area

  • Inland municipalities

    Municipality Town
    Gauteng  
    Ekurhuleni Alberton, Bedfordview, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, Germiston, Katlehong, Kempton Park, Nigel, Olifantsfontein, Springs, Tembisa, Tokoza, Vosloorus
    Emfuleni Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging
    Joburg City Power Soweto, Lenasia, Grasmere, Welgelegen, Midrand, Tembisa, Randburg, Sandton, rooDe Deur/Walkerville, Eikenhof, Meyerton, VaalMarina
    Lesedi Devon, Heidelberg, Nigel, Vischull
    Mogale City (Water Only) Kagiso
    Naledi (Centlec) Dewetsdorp, Van Stadensrus, Wepener
    PEC Gauteng Pretoria Pvt Metering
    Randfontein Randfontein
    Tshwane Akasia, Bronkhorspruit, Centurion, Cullinan, Ekangala, Ga-Rankuwa, Hammanskraal, Kudube, Mabopane, Pretoria, Rayton, Refilwe, Roodeplaat, Soshanguve, Temba, Winterveldt
    Municipality Town
    Limpopo  
    Bela-Bela Bela-Bela (Warmbaths), Pienaarsrivier
    Modimolle Nylstrom, Modimolle, Vaalwater, Phagameng
    Mookgophong (Naboomspruit) Mookgophong (Naboomspruit), Roedtan
    Musina Messina, Mutale, Nancefield
    Phalaborwa Phalaborwa, Namakgale and Grevelotte
    Polokwane Polokwane
    Municipality Town
    Mpumalanga  
    Dipaleseng Balfour, Greylingstad, Grootvlei
    Emakhazeni Dullstroom, Emgwenya, eMakhazeni, eNtokozweni
    Emakhazeni Dullstroom, Emgwenya, eMakhazeni, eNtokozweni
    Emalahleni Krieg, Ogies, Phola, eMalahleni
    Lekwa Morgenzon, Standerton
    Malelane Nkomazi local Municipality
    Mbombela Emoyeni, Entokozweni, Hazyview, Kaapschehoop, Kabokweni, Kanyamazane, Luphisi, MatsuluMbombele, Mpakeni, Msogwaba, Ngodwana, Skukuza, Tekwane, Whiteriver
    Msukaligwa (Ermelo) Breyten, Chrissiesmeer, Davel, Ermelo, Lothair
    Nkomazi Municipality Malelane
    Pilgrim's rest Pilgrim's Rest
    Thaba Chweu (Lydenburg Graskop Sabie) Graskop, Lydenburg, Mashishing, Sabie
    Municipality Town
    North West  
    Ditsobotla Biesiesvlei, Coligny, Lichtenburg
    Madibeng Brits, Hartbeespoort, Marikana, Mooinooi
    Maquassi Hills Leeudoringstad, Malwassie, Witpoort, Wolmaransstad
    Matlosana Klerksdorp, Stilfontein, Buffelsfontein, Orkney, Hartbeesfontein
    Merafong City Carletonville, Fochville, Wedela
    Rustenburg Hartbeesfontein-A, Phatsima, Rustenburg, Tlhabane
    Tswaing Delareyville, Ottosdal, Sannieshof
    Ventersdorp Ventersdorp
    Municipality Town
    The Free State  
    Dihlabeng local municipality Bethleham, Clarens, Fouriesburg, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Paul Roux, Rosendaal
    Kopanong (Centlec) Bethulie, Edenburg, Fauresmith, Gariep Dam, Jagersfontein, Philippolis, Reddersburg, Springfontein, Trompsburg, Waterkloof
    Letsimeng Koffiefontein, Jacobsdal, Luckhoff, Oppermansgronde and Petrusburg
    Mangaung (Centlec) Bloemfontein, Botshabelo, Mangaung, Thaba Nchu
    Mantsopa (Centlec) Excelsior, Hobhouse, Ladybrand, Thaba Patchoa, Tweespruit
    Metsimaholo local Municipality Sasolburg, Deneysville, Kragborn, Oranjeville
    Mohakore (Centlec) Rouxville, Smithfield, Zastron
  • Coastal municipalities

    Municipality Town
    KwaZulu-Natal  
    City of Umhlathuze local Municipality Richards Bay, Empangeni
    Edumbe Paulpietersburg
    eThekwini Amalanga, Amanzimtoti, Amaotana, Berea, Blackburn, Bluff, Cato Ridge, Cele/Vumengazi, Chatsworth, Cibane, Clermont, Clifton Canyon, Craigieburn, Dassenhoek, Desainager, Durban, Durban International Airport, Durban North, Durban South, Emalangeni, Embo/Nksa Isimahla, Emona, Ethekwini, Everton, Ezembeni, Folweni, Gcumisa, Genazzano, Gillitts, Golokodo-Ensimbini, Hambanathi, Hilcrest, llanga, llfracombe, illovo north, illovo South, Inanda, Inchanga, Inchanga, Iqadi, Isipingo, Isipingo Beach, Kingsburgh, Klaarwater, Kloof, KwaDabeka, KwaMashu, KwaNdengezi, La Mercy, Lotus Park, Luganda, Luthuli/Umini Trust, Magabeni, Malagazi, Mangangeni/Vumazonke, Maphephetha, Mawotana, Mawothi, Molweni, Mount Edgecombe, Mount Moreland, Mpolo, Mpumalanga, New Germany, Newlands East, Newlands East, Ngcolosi, Ngqungqulu, Ntuzuma, Oceans, Outer West Durban, Phoenix, Pinetown, Prospecton, Qadi, Qiniselani Manyuswa, Queensburgh, Redcliffe, Roseneath, Sapref, Shallcross, Sobonakhona, Thoyana, Tongaat, Tongaat Beach, Tshelimnyana, Umbumbulu, Umdloti, Umgababa, Umhlanga, Umkomaas, Umlazi, Verulam, Waterfall, Westbrook, Westville, Ximba
    Kokstad Kokstad
    Mpofana Mooi River
    Nquthu Nquthu
    Ulundi Ulundi
    Municipality Town
    The Eastern Cape  
    Amahlathi Cathcart, Kei road, Keiskammahoek, Stutterheim
    BlueCrane Cookhouse, Pearston, Somerset East
    Elundini Maclear and Mt Fletcher
    Ikwezi Jansenville, Klipplaat, Waterford
    Lukhanji Local Municipality Queenstown, Sada, Whitttlesea
    Makana Alicedale, Grahamstown, Riebeek East, Sidbury
    Mbizana Bizana
    Ndlambe Alexandria Bathurst, Boknes/Cannon Rocks, Bushmans River, Kenton-on-Sea, Port Alfred, Seafield
    Nxuba Adelaide, Bedford
    Senqu Local Municipality Sterkspruit, Rhodes, Rossow, Barkley East, Lady Grey
    Sundays River Valley Municipality Addo, Kirkwood, Paterson
    Tsolwana Hofmeyr, Tarkastad
    Municipality Town
     The Northern Cape  
    Dikgatlong Barkley West
    Ga-segonyana Bankhara-Bodulong, Kuruman, Mothibistad
    Kgatelopele (Danielskuil) Danielskuil, Lime Acres
    Koukamma Sanddrift, Kareedouw, Joubertina
    Sol Plaatje Kimberley, Ritchie
    Umsobomvu Colesberg, Norvalspont, Noupoort
    Municipality Town
    The Western Cape  
    BergRivier Aurora, Eendekuil, Piketberg, Porterville, Redelinghuys, Velddrif
    Bitou Keurboomstad, Krantshoek, Kurland, Kwanokuthula, Natures Valley, Plettenberg Bay, Wittedrift
    Breedevalley De Doorns, Rawsonville, Touws River, Worcester
    Cape Agulhas Arniston, Bredasdorp, Elim, Klipdale, L’Agulhas, Napier, Protem, Struisbaai, Suiderstrand
    Cape Town Athlone, Atlantis, Belhar, Belville, Blackheath, Blouberg, Blue Downs, Brackenfell, Cape Point, Delft, Durbanville, Elsies river, Fish Hoek, Goodwood, Gordans Bay, Grassy Park, Guguletu, Hout Bay, Khayalitsha, Kommetjie, Kraaifontein, Kuils river, Langa, Macassar, Matroosfontein, Melkbosstrand, Milnerton, Mitchells Plain, Muizenberg, Noordhoek, Nyanga, Parrow, Philadelphia, Phillipi, Robben Island, Scarborough, Simons Town, Sir Lowry's Pass, Somerset West, Southern Suburbs, Strand, Tableview
    Drakenstein Gouda, Paarl, Saron, Wellington
    George George, Haarlem, Herolds Bay, Uniondale, Victoria Bay, Wilderness
    Kannaland Ladismith Western Cape
    Knysna Brenton, Brenton on Sea, Buffels Bay, Knoetzie, Knysna, Rheenendal, Sedgefield
    Langeberg Robertson, Bonnievale , Mcgregor, Motague and Ashton
    Oudtshoorn De Rust, Dysselsdorp, Oudtshoorn
    Stellenbosch Franschoek, Klapmuts, Pniel, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Farms
    Swellendam Swellendam, Barrydale, Suurbraak, Buffeljagsrivier, Malagas, Infanta
    Witzenberg Ceres, Die Dorp Op Die Berg, Prince Alfred Hamlet, Tulbagh, Wolseley
  • Eskom and private utilities

      A - C
    E - I
    J - M
    N - R
    S
    Vendor prepaid electricity  Afhco Prepaid
    EIC Jagertech PEC Meters
    Sphere
      BFW Metering
    GEMS KK Prepaid
    Power Measurement
    STSS
      Blueberry Prepaid
    Ideal Prepaid
    Lightsend Electrical
    Prepaid Meters
     
      Broham Prepaid
      LL Energy
    Prepaid World
     
      CitiQ Metering
      Meter Man
    Protea Metering
     
          Meter Shack
    RATCOM
     
          Metro Prepaid
    RECHARGER  
          MIDCITY Utilities
       

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*120*2272#

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