3 Easy steps on how to buy prepaid electricity in Port Elizabeth

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality consumers can also buy their tokens at the Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) of ABSA, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank. Other banks will be added at a later stage.


Step 1
Register your 11 digit meter number, located on the front of your electricity meter or on your swipe card via sms to 36073 (R5 sms fee will apply),

Step 2
Register via e-mail on the WireIT, the service provider appointed by the municipality, homepage www.wireit.co.za. A sms confirming registration of your prepaid meter will be sent to your cell phone,

Step 3
After registration, create a bank defined beneficiary called WIRE IT NMBM on your bank portal, using your meter number as reference.

You will receive the pre-paid electricity token (20 digit numeric number) via sms or e-mail without having to miss out on your favourite series or sports game.

The convenience fee for the use of the service is R4,50 per transaction. This will be deducted from your purchase amount and the minimum pre-paid electricity to be purchased is R50.

For more information go to www.wireit.co.za, call 087 742 0459 or e-mail helpdesk@wireit.co.za.

Issued on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality by Media Management Officer Kupido Baron (041 506 1500 / kbaron@mandelametro.gov.za / @kupidobaron)

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