How to Apply for Electricity Connection in Kenya | KPLC

Kenya Power is one of the leading electricity companies in Kenya that ensures a consistent supply of power in both rural and urban areas. Electricity is becoming a basic requirement in the modern world as it is highly needed for the majority of activities to take place.

The government of Kenya is really appreciated for making sure even the rural areas have electricity in their households.

Are you curious about how to apply for a power connection in Kenya? Well, it is simple and the Kenya Power connection fee is also affordable.

Application for Electricity Connection

Let us get started on how to apply for an electricity connection in Kenya:

  1. Visit the nearest KPLC Ltd. company to apply for an electricity connection.
  2. Request for a Kenya power application form.
  3. Fill in the KPLC meter application form correctly and make sure to sign it.
  4. Attach the required documents as stated in the application form.
  5. Submit your application so that KPLC will review it.
  6. KPLC will then conduct an external site inspection.
  7. Payment of the estimated Kenya power connection fee as it varies from one household to another.
  8. Electricity is then connected, so you can access electricity in your home.

This is how to apply for an electricity connection physically. 

Online Application for Electricity Connection

You may as well want to know about the online application which can be done in the comfort of your home.

  1. Visit the KPLC official website in order to do your KPLC online application self-service.
  2. Select the new supply application options.
  3. Fill in the online electricity application form and sign it.
  4. Click on “send” to submit your application.
  5. A notification will be sent to you via email about the KPLC site inspection.
  6. KPLC will visit your area for standard verification.
  7. Pay the estimated Kenya power connection fees.
  8. Electricity is then connected to your household.

Kenya Power online electricity connection application is an easy process that doesn’t require much time and effort.


To summarize, Kenya Power has brought many benefits to the country today as a result of its electricity provision, which is used to power various activities throughout the country. I wish you the best of luck with your application for an electricity connection.

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