Getting a new Umeme Yaka connection has proven to be hard at least by some testimonies we’ve heard. We have not done it ourselves so we do not know how hard or simple it is.
You are a landlord who after building your housing units, wants Umeme Yaka installed at your premises, May be you are a company or a business that wants to be connected to the grid. You may also be an industry whose power needs are a little more than the domestic consumer.
This post will show you how to get power connected to your premises in Uganda
What you need for connection
- A new connection/supply application form
- Copy of a valid identification or National ID
- Wayleave clearance form (permission/consent) from affected land owners (If applicable)
- A completed supply agreement form
- Company seal and certificate of incorporation (For companies)
Step 1: Application & Registration
Pick and fill out a form at Umeme and pay the inspection fees.
Step 2: Inspection
The Umeme team will visit you for inspection in 2 working days.
Step 3: Meter Installation
A meter will be installed within 5 working days after payment
Associated fees/Standard Charges
- Domestic/Residential 41,300
- Ordinary Commercial (Shops & Kiosks) 47,200
- Three Phase – Time Of Use – 88,500
- KVA – 118,000
New Connection Fees (Standard Connection – No Pole Service)
- Domestic (Not Eligible for Output based Aid) -98,000
- Commercial (Single Phase) e.g. shops – 98,000
New Connection Fees (Standard Connection with Pole Service)
- Domestic (Prepaid) – 326,000
- Commercial Single Phase (Prepaid) 326,000
New Connection Fees ( Non Standard Connection)
- Commercial Three Phase (TOU) – Costed after survey with a security deposit of 200,000
- Industrial KVA – Costed after survey with a security deposit of 1,000,000
Call Umeme for More info. 0800 185 185
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