How to Buy KPLC Prepaid Tokens

Buy Kenya Power Prepaid Tokens Through M-Pesa /Equitel / Coop Bank.

Kenya Power tokens  work the same way as mobile phone’s airtime. As soon as you exhaust the tokens, the electricity to your building is disconnected until you recharge again. If you are using Kenya power tokens to get electricity, you are under the prepaid service whereas  if you are paying for your electricity bills every month, then you are under postpaid service.

Buying KPLC tokens is now easy. There are many ways to buy Kenya power tokens

  • You can buy KPLC pre-paid electricity token through mpesa KPLC paybill number 888880.
  • .Its now easier to buy your Kenya Power prepaid tokens from your phone.

How to buy KPLC pre-paid electricity token through MPESA KPLC paybill number 888880

  1. Go to Mpesa menu on your phone
  2. Select Lipa na mpesa
  3. Choose pay bill
  4. Enter pay bill number as 888880 (KPLC Kenya Power Paybill number)
  5. Enter your prepaid meter number (Your Kenya Power meter number)
  6. Input the amount you wish to purchase electricity token between 250 KShs and 35,000 KShs and press OK.
  7. Enter mpesa pin then press ok
  8. You will receive a confirmation SMS indicating you have sent money to Kenya power for ( your account number)
  9. After a while, you should receive a message from Kenya Power with your Tokens. That will be the number of tokens received and the token number.
  10. Feed the token number – usually, about 22 digits on your meter display and press enter.

How to buy KPLC pre-paid electricity token through bank ATM / Mobile banking

  • Co-operative bank account holders, can buy token from your ATM or via MCo-op Cash by dialing *2667# on your phone.

How to buy KPLC pre-paid electricity token TimizaApp or HF Whizz app.

  1. Install the HF Whizz app.
  2. Login into the app
  3. On the menu you can deposit funds
  4. The to pay the bill, click on Pay Bill
  5. Select Kenya Power Token
  6. Enter meter number and amount
  7. Pay for the bill for HF Whizz app

Or using your Timiza APP

  1. Install the Timiza App from Barclays 
  2. Login into the app
  3. On the menu you can deposit funds
  4. Click on Pay Bills
  5. Select KPLC icon
  6. Select account type as KPLC Prepaid
  7. Under account number enter the prepaid token metre number
  8. Click on query Biller account to proceed


How to Buy Kenya Power (KPLC) Prepaid Tokens via Equitel

  1. Select Eazzy Pay from your Equitel menu
  2. Select Pay Bill from Eazzy Pay.
  3. Choose the bank account number to pay from e.g.0123456789102
  4. Select business number – KPLC Tokens
  5. Enter your KPLC Prepaid Meter Number (e.g. 37168917674) press OK
  6. Enter the amount you wish to pay which should be between Shs. 100 and  Shs.500,000.
  7. Enter your Equitel PIN and press OK
  8. Confirm that all details are correct by pressing 1 OK
  9. You will receive a  text confirmation of the transaction from Equity bank.
    KPLC will then generate prepaid token valid for your meter and send to you via SMS.

NB: All payments are posted in your  electricity account on the same day.

Paying for your electricity bills using your mobile phone is the safe and saves you unnecessary hustle. It helps you avoid long queues usually found at Kenya Power Offices.

RELATED: How to know your KPLC meter number

Use Okoa Stima service

Kenya Power and Safaricom have partnered to ensure you do not miss power even when you run out of cash. So they devised Okoa Stima service.

Kenya Power Contacts

If you have any questions like KPLC / Kenya Power tokens delay, blackouts or any other, contact Kenya Power through their Safaricom number 0703070707, Airtel number 0732170170 or 95551.

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9 thoughts on “How to Buy KPLC Prepaid Tokens

  • Eunice Wamani

    why does the token message take so long after paying

  • Josphat K.Muoki Id number 13792957

    kindly assist me get my kplc meter number.i am far from home and my dependants are not able
    to track it.We are based at junda, mishomoroni mombasa.
    Please, urgently assist coz my token is running out and i want to buy tokens.

    Thank you

  • Doris omaya omukoko

    Have paid the token and i havent got the sms

  • Kayongo shuaib

    This is the 3rd time i am paying kenya power and you people dont send token numbers

  • I misstakenly deleted my token after payment through MPesa. How can i be assisted to get my token?

  • patson kiplangat

    The specified MSNO 37186914236 did not pass the Luhn validation. Please specify a valid MSNO. I dont understand yet the m pesa transaction was not reversed

  • Oyioka Clinton

    How do I get an error code for my token meter without visiting a KPLC office due to access?,please am out of power!

  • reagan dieto

    hello..iam not able to get your services please do help assap ….its emegency…this is the message am receiving

    Transaction failed, M-PESA cannot complete payment of Ksh500.00 to KPLC PREPAID. Organization receiving the payment is unavailable, try again later.

    • Reagan’
      This happens when the KPLC system is down. You need to contact Kenya power through the numbers here Safaricom number 0703070707, Airtel number 0732170170 or 95551.


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