All Eskom meters have a unique meter number printed on their card and receipts. This meter number is used to recharge Eskom’s prepaid meter. Follow the instruction below to recharge your Eskom prepaid meter.
You get an Eskom meter card when you buy Eskom prepaid meter. The meter card contains the meter number which is used to buy prepaid electricity.
Buy a voucher
Buy from an Eskom-appointed/accredited legal vendor. Prepaid tokens are also available at leading supermarkets, banks, or you can use the internet alternatively your cellular phone to get electricity through online vendors or your bank. Your receipt will show how much electricity you have bought.
Enter the voucher number into the Customer Interface Unit (CIU)
Once you have bought your electricity token, punch the token number into your CIU at home to load the electricity units into your meter. The CIU will show you on the window display how much electricity you have loaded. The CIU will also show you how much electricity you have left. The flashing light will flash faster the more electricity you use.