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How to apply and get prepaid meter in Nigeria


The process involved in the acquisition of IKEDC prepaid meter is hereby categorised into four basic stages. The stages are;

  • Know Your Customer (KYC) – This is to ensure settlement of any outstanding debt
  • Account/Field Surveying
  • Payment
  • Installation

How to apply for IKEDC prepaid meter in Nigeria:

Start the KYC process by visiting the IKEDC website via map.ikejaelectric.com. Enter your meter account number: If you are a new customer, you will have to enter your old meter number so that your account profile can be viewed.

Complete the KYC process: You’d need to fill in your personal details appropriately so as to initiate the account survey process.

Debt Settlement: customers can clear all outstanding debts by taking advantage of the available repayment options.


Meter Payment and Installation: At this point, customers can make payments to any of the authorized banks by MAP. No customer should pay in cash to the IKEDC staff or any individual.

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How much is Prepaid meter in Nigeria?

Starting from Monday, November 15, 2021, Nigerians will pay extra N13,766 and N26,829 to get single-phase and three-phase pre-paid meters from the eleven Distribution Companies, DISCOs.

Following a circular released in Abuja by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, the regulator raised the price of a single-phase meter from the current cost of N44,896.17 to a revised price of N58,661.69. It also increased the price of a three-phase meter from the current cost of N82,855.19 to a revised rate of N109,684.36.


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