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MERALCO e-Services: What you need to know

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Thanks to MERALCO’s MERALCO e-Services, subscribers to MERALCO’s utility service will no longer have to wait until the mailman arrives to get a statement of the electric company’s monthly bills.

The MERALCO e-Services delivers internet access and payment capabilities to its customers in some areas of the country that were previously inaccessible via wire transfer. The MERALCO e-Services system allows its customers access to their monthly electric bills online and allows them to pay them in advance.

Doubtless, many working-class people are very grateful to pay their monthly electricity bills electronically because payment transactions are no longer just about cash and lining up for many hours. Therefore, there is no longer any need to queue at any Payment Centers near the area to settle for the bill, saving people considerable time.

You can now pay your monthly dues on time or advance, regardless of location. Ensure you have access to a smart device or a computer and an internet connection. All you need is the exact amount to be charged and the 16-digit reference number of the most recent bill to use MERALCO services. There are multiple ways to pay your MERALCO bills, starting from e-wallet applications, online banking/mobile banking applications, payment center applications, and even as a guest! To know more about Bills and Payments, you can click the link below for more information about the Online MERALCO Payment Procedure.

See: How to pay electricity bills in the MERALCO app.

What are the advantages of using the MERALCO App?

Taking care of your electric bill online means you do not have to miss out on many things or leave your home, as you can do so through secure websites or apps on your mobile device. Also, it seems to eliminate all the stress associated with leaving the comfort of one’s own home to get things done.

There is no need to commute.

It will save you Money, time, energy, and transportation expenses since your bank and a few other online payment gateways are accessible via your smartphone or computer. Many payment centers are only a few blocks from your house, but if you decide to pay online, you’ll not even have to leave your house to pay MERALCO bills.

No more long lines

Avoid long lines at banks or payment centers when settling your bills. Take the process online and eliminate the middleman by paying directly to Meralco.

There are access locations around the globe.

The availability of online payment facilities has made it feasible for customers to settle their Meralco bills from any location. As a result, it is now possible to go on an extended trip without worrying that your electric service will be cut off because you have not paid for it. As long as your connection and system are secure, you can settle your family’s Meralco bills from anywhere in the world.

How to register for MERALCO e-Services

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Before accessing this nifty feature, you must sign up for the MERALCO e-Services and become a registered user.

There are two ways you can do this, either through online.meralco.com.ph or through the Meralco mobile app.

The first thing you need to do is create an account by clicking the Sign-up button. Input your email address, first name, middle name, last name, mobile number, and Service Identification Number. 

Where is my Service ID Number (SIN) located? 

Your 12-digit Service ID Number (SIN) can be located at the back of your Meralco bill at the bottom of the section entitled, “How your bill was computed.” 

Whether or not you have an existing Meralco bill, you will need to enter the total kWh reading and bill date from any previous Meralco bills you may have received for the past two months.

For those who have not received their first Meralco bill, please enter the Bill Deposit and Payment date found on your receipt for the Meralco bill deposit.

You will receive a confirmation email in your inbox once you have submitted your application, which will contain a link that will direct you to the online website of Meralco, where you can establish your password. As soon as you have set your password, you will be able to log into your account. 

Sounds easy, right?

It is important to note that there will be a convenience fee of PHP 47 when you pay through MERALCO e-Services.

Your browser is then redirected to the payment company’s page, where you can make a payment. Upon completing the payment, an acknowledgment message will appear showing the successful completion of your transaction. Additionally, you will receive an email confirmation of your payment as proof of your payment.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that Meralco will provide you with an extension of 30 days from your payment date.

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