How FESCO Bill SMS Service Works

In today’s fast-paced world, convenience is the key, particularly when it comes to paying your electricity bills. Do not worry, FESCO understands your concern and provides you with a FESCO bill SMS service that enables you to check and manage your FESCO bills effortlessly. In the following sections, you will understand how you can get this service and what are the benefits of using it.

Register for FESCO bill SMS Service

You can register yourself for FESCO bill SMS service in two ways: (1) Using your mobile and (2) Visiting the FESCO’s official website. Both ways are given below with step-by-step instructions; you can choose any of them that is convenient for you.

Method 1: Use Your Mobile to Register for FESCO Bill SMS Service

Follow the given process step by step:

  1. Click on the Message icon from your mobile and open a new text message.
  2. In the message body, type REG [Your 14-digit Reference Number]. Do not enclose it within the quotes. Make sure you enter the correct reference number.
  3. Send it to 8118, which is the FESCO SMS registration number.

You will get a confirmation message stating the registration is successful. From now on, you will get an SMS alert each month having your FESCO bill information, such as your name, bill amount, due date, and other necessary details. 

Method 2: Visit FESCO’s Website to Register for Bill SMS Service

This method is more suitable and convenient for those who have a smart device and an internet connection. Following the given instructions to register for bill SMS service:

fesco website

  • Click on the SMS Registration Form.

sms registration form

  • On the SMS Registration Form page, enter your 14-digit Reference Number and Mobile Phone Number according to the specified format. Ensure you have entered the correct information. Finally, hit the Submit/Update button to finish the registration process.

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Once you are finished with the registration process, FESCO will send you a confirmation saying your registration for SMS alert has been successful. From now on, you will get an SMS each month with FESCO bill details, including bill amount, due date, and other important information.

It is also important to note that FESCO customers can send an SMS to 8118 with their electricity meter number to get their current bill number. Additionally, they can shoot a message to 8119 with their meter number to know their account balance.

Regardless of what method you use to activate the FESCO SMS alert, standard messaging rates may apply depending on what mobile service provider you are using. You can contact FESCO customer service if you face any issues in any of the above processes.

Why Should You Enable FESCO Bill SMS Service?

There are multiple benefits of activating the FESCO bill SMS alert; some of the advantages are given below:

Anytime, Anywhere Access

The SMS service is available 24/7, making it easy for its customers to access their electricity bills anytime and anywhere, as long as they have their mobile phone with them. This accessibility is specifically useful for those with busy routines or limited access to other traditional payment methods.


FESCO Bill SMS Service provides instant delivery of electricity bills to consumers’ mobile phones. This eliminates the need for waiting for paper bills or logging into online portals. Additionally, FESCO customers can also send SMS to check their bills and other account information.

Saves Time

Having the SMS alter service enabled saves a lot of your time because you, as a FESCO customer, do not have to visit the FESCO customer service center or wait in long queues to pay their electricity bills.

Moreover, customers can check their bill amount, due date, and other applicable charges directly from their phone, which saves them precious time compared to traditional methods.

Instant Notifications and Easy Bill Payment

You get instant notifications reminding you about your bill amount, due date, and other important information. However, you can customize the notifications based on your preference; this helps you get the relevant notifications only. Additionally, the FESCO SMS provides you with a direct link to pay your bill using mobile banking.

Effortless Registration

FESCO bill SMS registration is a straightforward process with ensures that customers can easily enroll in this service. Refer to the instructions given above to register for SMS service.

Enhanced Communication

Some SMS may include outage notifications, keeping consumers informed about any disruptions in the electricity supply. This allows for proactive measures and better preparation during outages.

Data Security and Confidentiality

FESCO prioritizes the security and privacy of consumer information. The SMS service is designed to ensure the confidentiality of billing details, providing consumers with peace of mind regarding the safety of their data.

Reduced Paper Usage

By opting for electronic bills delivered via SMS, FESCO customers contribute to reducing paper usage and promoting environmental sustainability.