Meralco Online Payment: How to Pay Meralco Bill Online in 5 Easy Ways

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Paying Meralco bill had never been easier and faster with the use of the internet.

If you are still paying your Meralco bill by personally going to Meralco Business Center or Bayad Center, maybe it’s time for you to try paying your bills online.

No need to travel. No need to line up.

If you don’t know how, don’t worry, I will show you the steps on how you can pay your Meralco bill online in different ways including:

  1. Paying your Meralco Bill via Meralco Online
  2. Paying your Meralco Bill via BPI Online Banking
  3. Paying your Meralco BIll via BDO Online Banking
  4. Paying your Meralco BIll via GCash
  5. Paying your Meralco Bill via PayMaya

Are you ready? Let’s start…

How to Pay Meralco Bill Online via Meralco Online Facility

There are two ways to pay your Meralco Bill Online using the Meralco Online facility.

Option 1: Pay via Meralco Online

This is an online facility launched by Meralco that allows customers to conveniently and digitally transact with Meralco.

Meralco Online is accessible through Meralco’s website.

  • Click on the Meralco Online Beta button.
  • Click Log in.
    • If you have previously registered to Meralco Online and you already have your login credentials, enter your login email and password, and click Log in.
    • If you are new to Meralco Online, click Sign up.

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How to Create a Meralco Online Account

  • Select whether you already have a Meralco bill or you haven’t received your first Meralco bill
  • Enter your Email Address
  • Enter your First, Middle, and Last Name
    • If you’re the registered customer, enter the name on the contract.
    • If you’re the actual user, enter your full name.
  • Enter your Mobile Number
  • Enter your Service ID Number
    • Your Service ID Number is the 12-digit number found on your Meralco bill.
  • Enter the details found on any of your bills from the past 2 months.
    • Total kWh
    • Bill Date
  • Tick the box to agree to the Meralco Terms and Conditions
  • Click Register

Once you are registered to Meralco Online, you can now log in using your email and password.

READ: How to Check Meralco Bill Online

How to Pay Meralco Bill via Meralco Online

  • Go to Meralco website at www.meralco.com.ph.
  • Click Log in and enter your email and password.
  • Once you’re logged in, you will see your Meralco Account Number and Amount Due. You can view your Meralco account details, view your bills, you can enroll for auto payment, you can see your payment history, you can opt for paperless billing, and you can also report outages.
  • To pay your Meralco bill, click Pay Now.
  • Your Bills Summary will be shown with your Account Number and Service ID Number.
  • Click Pay Now.how-to-pay-meralco-bill-online
  • Select Payment Option
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    • Prepaid Card (PayMaya or SmartMoney)
    • Prepaid Card (GCash)
  • Enter Cardholder Name
  • Enter Billing Address
  • Enter Card Number
  • Enter Expiry Month and Year (use the correct format on the screen)
  • Enter Card Security Code (This is the 3-digit number located at the back of your card, usually in the signature field.)
  • Click Next
  • Review the summary of your payment and click on “Submit” to confirm your decision to pay.

You will then be redirected to Meralco payment partner’s page.

Once completed, an acknowledgement message will be shown to confirm your payment transaction.

You will also receive a payment confirmation email as proof of your payment.

Note: The payment confirmation email does not serve as your official receipt.

Online receipts are not yet available in the Meralco Online but you can request for the Official Receipt of your online payment transaction at any Meralco Business Center by just presenting your payment confirmation email.

Is there a fee to Pay Meralco Bill using Meralco Online facility? 

Yes. A ₱47 fixed convenience fee will be charged for your bills payment transaction.

It will be added on top of the total amount selected for payment. This will go directly to Meralco’s payment partners.

Option 2: Pay via Meralco Mobile App

This is a mobile application available for mobile phones operating in Android and iOS.

  • Download the Meralco Mobile App in Play Store if you have an Android device, or in App Store if you have an iOS device.
  • Once the app is installed on your smartphone, you may now log in using your login email and password. If you’re NEW to Meralco Online, you need to sign up for an account first.
  • The steps on how to pay your Meralco bill are pretty much the same as the steps above using Meralco Online facility.

Why Pay via Meralco Online

Paying via Meralco Online or Meralco Mobile App payment facility is like paying in a Meralco Business Center without the need to travel or line-up.

It accepts payments for overdue bills, payments for disconnected services, and even advance payments, among others.

More importantly your payment will be posted in Meralco’s system faster than paying through other channels.

Visit Meralco FAQ page for more info about Meralco Online Payment.

Meralco Hotline

Call Meralco Hotline Number 16211 for more information about their services.

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How to Pay Meralco Online via BPI Online Banking

  1. Register to BPI Online Banking
  2. Go to bpi.com.ph and log in using your username and password.
  3. How to Add Biller in BPI Online Banking
    • Click Other Services
    • Add New Recipient
    • Under Recipient, choose Billers
    • Enter the required information:
      • Biller: Meralco (Manila Electric Company)
      • Reference Number (It’s your 10-digit Meralco Account Number)
    • Click Next.
    • Enter OTP or One-Time PIN (you will receive this on your registered mobile number)
  4. How to Pay Meralco Bill via BPI Online Banking
    • Click Payments/Load
    • Enter the required information:
      • Select BPI Account pay from
      • Amount to Pay
      • Pay to – Select Meralco
      • Additional Reference Number – It’s the last 5 digits of the ATM/Phone Reference Number located at the bottom of your latest Meralco bill.
      • Notes (This is optional. Example: Meralco Bill Payment – April 2020)
    • Click Next
    • Confirm the transaction details
    • Enter OTP and Submit.
    • A payment confirmation email and SMS will be sent to you once the transaction is successful.

Read: How to Pay Utility Bills in BPI Online Banking

Watch: How to Enroll and Pay Meralco Bill in BPI Online

How to Pay Meralco Online via BDO Online Banking

  1. Register to BDO Online Banking
  2. Go to bdo.com.ph and log in using your username and password.
  3. Enter your OTP or One-Time PIN. (This will be sent to your registered mobile number.)
  4. How to Enroll Meralco in BDO Online Banking
    • Click Enrollment
    • Click Company/Biller
    • Click Enroll
    • Enter the required information:
      • Company/Biller: MERALCO
      • Subscriber Number: It’s the first 11 digits of the ATM/Phone Reference Number located at the bottom of your Meralco bill.
      • Subscriber Name: The name on your Meralco bill
      • Preferred Nickname
      • Select Channels for Enrolment: Online Banking
    • Click Submit.
    • A confirmation will be shown on the screen saying that your Biller/Company Enrollment was successful.
  5. How to Pay Meralco Bill via BDO Online Banking
    • Click Pay Bills and Reload
    • Click Bills Payment
    • Click Pay Bills
    • Enter the required information:
      • Pay from – Select BDO Account
      • Pay this Company/Biller – Select Meralco
      • Amount
      • Remarks – This is optional. (Ex. Meralco Bill Payment – April 2020)
      • Subscriber Number: It’s the first 11 digits of the ATM/Phone Reference Number located at the bottom of your Meralco bill.
      • Subscriber Name: The name on your Meralco bill
      • ATM/Phone Ref. No.: It’s the last 5 digits of the ATM/Phone Reference Number located at the bottom of your latest Meraclo bill.
      • Payment Schedule: Immediately
    • Click Submit
    • Confirm the transaction details.
    • A payment confirmation email and SMS will be sent to you once the transaction is successful.

Watch: How to Enroll Meralco Bill in BDO Online

 

Watch: How to Pay Meralco Bill in BDO Online

How to Pay Meralco Bill Online via GCash

  1. Download the GCash App through Google Store or App Store.
  2. Register to GCash.
  3. Log on to your account on the GCash app.
  4. Click “Pay Bills” on the lower part of the screen.
  5. Click on “Utilities”.
  6. Choose the desired biller (Meralco, Manila Water, or Maynilad Water).
  7. Input the details required (Amount, reference/account number).
  8. Confirm the details entered.
  9. Receive SMS with your transaction details.

You can pay for overdue bills using GCash but it may take up to 3 working days to post your payment.

However, if a disconnection notice from Meralco has already been generated, you can no longer use GCash to pay for the bill due to the MRN or Meralco Reference Number no longer being applicable. (Source)

How to Pay Meralco Bill Online via PayMaya

  1. Download the PayMaya App through Google Store or App Store.
  2. Register to PayMaya.
  3. Log on to your account on the PayMaya app.
  4. Choose a biller (Meralco). Click the “>” sign.
  5. Fill up the required fields. Make sure to provide your MERALCO REFERENCE NUMBER (MRN) on the Account Number field.
  6. Click the Continue button to proceed with Payment Review Page.
  7. Click Pay button to pay your Meralco bills.
  8. View your (processing) Payment in the Activity List.
    • “You’ll notice in the Activity List that is currently being processed”
    • Once payment has been Posted it will be tagged as “payment complete, amount has been posted to the biller.”
  9. View your (posted) Payment in the Activity List.
    • “This Payment has been completed. The Amount has been posted to the Biller.”

Make sure to pay your bill on or before the due date to avoid inconvenience. (Source)

Click here to know how to pay Credit Card Bills Online

Conclusion

As you can see, there are various ways to pay your your Meralco bill online.

Do yourself a favor by not having to go the bayad center every time you pay your Meralco bill.

Take advantage of the new technology.

Save your time and effort for other more important tasks or activities.

I have been paying our Meralco bill online for several years now and I haven’t had any problems with the payment process.

If the Meralco online payment options above are not applicable to you, check the online facility of your debit or credit card.

Most probably they have an option to pay bills online too.

I hope this has been helpful. Let me know how you pay your meralco bill at the comment section and talk to you soon. 🙂

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