The are various methods of how to buy Kenya power tokens available in the country. It all depends on the one that you are comfortable with. The use of prepaid tokens in purchasing power is the most used method by Kenyans.

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Below are some of the most common methods that you can use to buy tokens.


Due to the penetration and usage of M-PESA services in the country, it has become the most common and highly used method to buy Kenya power prepaid tokens. Below is the process.

  1. Go to the M-PESA menu
  2. Select Lipa na M-pesa then chose Paybill
  3. Put in the paybill number as 888880
  4. The account number is your meter number
  5. Put in the amount and complete the payments. The amount should range from a minimum of 100 shillings to a maximum of 35,000 shillings.
  6. If successful, tokens are then sent to you via an SMS.

Airtel Money

Airtel money is the second most used mobile money service in the country. Hence, a substantial amount of people purchases tokens using the service. Below is the process

  1. Chose to make payments on the Airtel money Menu
  2. Then select the paybill option
  3. The next step is to choose KPLC prepaid
  4. You should then put in the amount you want to buy
  5. After this, put in your Airtel money pin and the meter number to complete the transaction
  6. Once successful, the token reference code is sent to your SMS

Agent Tokens Purchase

The token purchase services are also available via various Kenya power agents located across the country. 

Purchasing tokens from an agent involves physically visiting an agent shop. You are then required to give your meter number and the money to enable the agent complete the transaction.

Once successful, the agent gives you the tokens reference number and a confirmation of payment. In return, agents make a commission depending on the transaction number.

Mobile Banking Apps

Finally, the token purchase service is available across various mobile banking apps in the country. Hence, you should inquire with your bank on how to purchase and the relevant charges.


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