We want you to have a brighter future in all aspects. At Absa we make topping up your prepaid electricity even easier and ensure you can do it anywhere, anytime.

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


It is easy and convenient with Absa - you can use Absa Cellphone Banking or Cellphone Banking Lite to top up prepaid electricity or simply buy a prepaid electricity voucher at your nearest Absa ATM.


The payment for your prepaid electricity will be debited from your selected Absa cheque or savings account. Keep in mind that you will need airtime when using cellphone banking for topping up your electricity or sending your ATM UniPIN number. Standard networks rates apply.


Buy prepaid electricity from cellphone banking or an ATM:


Get the freedom to to up your prepaid electricity 24 hours a day.


Load prepaid airtime instantly.

Buying options

Get the choice to purchase prepaid electricity via cellphone banking or at an an Absa ATM.

How to get it?

  • The ability to purchase prepaid electricity at a time and place convenient to you
  • A Prepaid electricity token is available immediately if you use the Cellphone Banking or Cellphone Banking Lite channel
Cellphone Prepaid Electricity Top-up

Cellphone Banking

  • Log onto Cellphone Banking by entering your access account number and pin
  • Select the 'Prepaid' option from the menu displayed
  • Then select the 'Purchase' option to commence with your prepaid electricity purchase

Cellphone 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 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
  • 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 the amount
  • You will receive an ATM slip with the 'UniPIN number'.
  • To top up your UniPIN electricity, please dial the following on your mobile: *120*41589*UniPIN Number*Meter Number# and press call. Network fees will apply when you dial these numbers.
  • The 'meter number' is your number of the prepaid electricity meter at home.
  • After dialling, you will receive an SMS with the recharge token which you need to enter into your electricity meter number

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

Need more help?

Let one of our consulatnts assist you.

Call us on:

0860 111 123

For Cellphone Banking Lite:


Visit your nearest branch