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How do I top up my Pay As You Go electricity meter?

Notice for PayPoint Customers

Paypoint are no longer providing a PAYG service to top up in the Republic of Ireland from October 16th 2018. See below for alternatives.

Topping up is easy with Electric Ireland

Top-Up Out & About

If you’re out and about, you can top up your Pay As You Go electricity credit wherever you see the Payzone sign.

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Top-Up Online

Top-Up by text

To Top - Up by text you must first register your payment details with us.

  • Once you have registered you can now top-up by text.
  • To top up by €10 for example, text "ei topup 10" to 53314 and we'll text you your top up code.
  • Once you receive your top up code, enter this into your meter and then off you go.


See top up options for Smarter Pay As You Go

Your Top questions answered

Before you switch, we want you to feel assured that you're making the right decision. To help you on your way, we've gathered the top questions our current Pay As You Go Electricity customers have asked us.

Of course, if your question isn't answered here please call us at 1850 305 095 and we'll be happy to help.

Lost Top-Up card

If you have lost your top-up card please call us at 1850 372 372 and we'll order you a new one.

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