How to Change the Name of Electric Bill Online and Why It’s Important

How can you change the name of your meter and why is it important to change it? We will answer all these questions in detail. In fact, the need to change the meter name arises when you transfer your house, shop, or hotel to someone else or when someone buys from you. When you sell your property to someone else, you have two options:

  • Change the name of your meter to his name and give your meter to him.
  • Take your meter with you, where you have to live.

If you don’t change the name of your meter and give it to someone else, you may face many problems.

  • One is that you cannot go to a new place and install a meter in your name. 
  • Second, if the person to whom you have given the meter in your name does not pay the bill on time, legal action can be taken against you.

In this age of technology, you can easily change the name of your meter to someone else’s, and that too, sitting at your home. Unlike earlier times, you don’t need to go to the WAPDA office yourself and fill in forms or anything like that; you can change the name of your electric bill like MEPCO sitting at home very easily.

We will guide you step by step below to change the meter name or address:

  • If you have an Android mobile or a computer on which you can use the Internet, you have to open any browser in it.
  • After opening the browser, you have to write in the search bar and click on the enter button or search option.
application for change of name in electricity bill
  • After opening the website, you will be shown different options on the left side. Then you have to click on the fourth option “Change.”
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  • After clicking on the change button, an application form will show you, in which three more options will appear:
  • Change of Name
  • Change of Tariff
  • Change of Load

You have to click on the “change name.”

electricity meter name change process

After that, you will see a form below which you have to fill:

  • Reference Number: Meter whose name you want to change.
  • NIC / CNIC: Your ID card number.
  • Phone Number: Your phone number is mandatory so that any officer can contact you to get any information required.
  • After that, you have to give your current name on your bill and give your father’s name. If the meter is in the name of a woman, then she can also give her husband’s name instead of the father’s name.
  • Below you have to give the name of the person in whose name you want to change your meter and give his father’s name or husband’s name.
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Submitting your online application will require some documents which are very important to provide are given below:

  • Attested CNIC Copy of Application: You have to attach a copy of the identity card of the person in whose name you want to transfer your meter along with the application.
  • Application Electricity Bill Copy: Attach a copy of the bill whose name you want to change.
  • Proof of Ownership: You have to attach a copy of your registry in it.
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  • Read the complete form once again, and after that, go to the terms and conditions; you have to agree. It will give you a code you have to write in the box below and click on the captcha send button and then the submit button.
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  • Finally, you will see that a page will show in front of you in which you will be given a tracking ID of your application through which you can also track your application.

Note: If your online application is not being processed, then you have to create a file of all the documents you have attached to the online application and submit it to your existing WAPDA office. The application will be processed.

We hope that as we have given you a step-by-step guide to changing your meter name or address, if you have followed our guidelines, you will not have any problem changing your meter name or address online. To check the electricity city bill online or to get any more information about electricity, you can visit our website

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