Post Office - Prepaid Legacy Meter Vouchers

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This help article explains what Post Office Prepaid Legacy Meter vouchers be used for and how to redeem them.


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Vouchers Claimed Despatched
before 12:30pm on Thursday 21st Friday 22nd
after 12:30pm Thursday 21st or on Friday 22nd Wednesday 27th
before 12:30pm on Thursday 28th Friday 29th
after 12:30pm Thursday 28th or on Friday 29th Tuesday 2nd January


Post Office branches 

Branches are open normal hours throughout but closed on 25th & 26th and 1st January.


Please claim your voucher by midday on Friday the 22nd of December to receive it within 48 hours (excluding weekends). 

Vouchers claimed after midday on Friday 22nd and midday on Friday 29th of December may take 5-working days to be delivered (excluding weekends and bank holidays) due to post office opening hours. 

What can Prepaid legacy meter vouchers be used for?                                                                        

The Post Office prepaid legacy meters can only be used to top up key/card meters. Energy voucher suppliers available can be found on the Post Office website here - Alternatively, this is listed below. 

Where can the vouchers be used?

Any Post Office or Payzone store. Click here to find your nearest branch

What additional costs are there for Post Office vouchers?

There are no set-up costs to start issuing Post Office vouchers. There is a Β£1.65 issue fee per voucher sent and a Β£2 cancellation fee (+VAT) per voucher cancelled.

Is there a minimum or maximum purchase value? 

There is no minimum value you can purchase. The maximum value you can purchase is Β£500. 

How are vouchers sent to recipients?

Vouchers are able to be sent by email or text message and can also be accessed through the Evouchers mobile app.

How do recipients redeem their voucher?

  1. Claim their Post Office voucher through the Evouchers app or browser account.
  2. Take their voucher and their meter card/key to any Post Office or Payzone store. 
  3. The store clerk will scan the barcode and top up their card. 

Please note: Post Office are able to undergo additional security checks, this requires the recipient's name and full address. To find out more please email

Prepaid top-ups using a gas card or electricity key
Provider Post Office Payzone
Avid energy βœ” βœ”
British Gas βœ” βœ”
Corona Energy βœ” βœ”
E (Gas and Electricity) Ltd βœ” βœ”
E.ON βœ” βœ”
E.ON Next βœ” βœ”
EDF βœ” βœ”
Electricity Plus βœ” βœ”
Green Energy UK   βœ” βœ”
Haven Power βœ” βœ”
Nabuh Energy βœ” βœ”
Octopus Energy βœ” βœ”
Opus Energy βœ” βœ”
Ovo (S) formerly known as SSE* βœ” βœ–
OVO Energy βœ” βœ–
Rebel Energy βœ” βœ”
Scottish Power βœ” βœ–
Spark Energy Supply Ltd βœ” βœ”
The Renewable Energy Company βœ” βœ”
Unit Energy βœ” βœ”
Utilita Energy Ltd βœ” βœ”
Whoop Energy βœ” βœ”
Smart pay as you go meter top-ups
Provider Post Office Payzone
British Gas βœ” βœ”
 E.ON βœ” βœ–
E.ON Next βœ” βœ”
Firmus βœ– βœ”
Inexus  βœ– βœ”
Jersey Electricity βœ– βœ”
Nabuh Energy βœ– βœ”
Ovo (S) formerly known as SSE βœ” βœ–
Promentum βœ– βœ”
Scottish Power βœ” βœ”
Vital Energi βœ– βœ”
Wilson Energy βœ– βœ”
Prepaid electricity using a Powercode (Northern Ireland only)
Provider Post Office Payzone
Airtricity SSE βœ” βœ”
Budget Energy βœ– βœ”
Calor Gas βœ– βœ”
Power NI βœ” βœ–

Please note: 
Once the recipient makes their voucher selection, their voucher can take up to 72 hours to process. This processing period counts working days only, and so does not include weekends or bank holidays.

Post Office vouchers are single scan redemption vouchers. Any support required following the scanning of a Post Office voucher will need to come from Post Office directly.

Once received, Post Office vouchers are valid for use for 6 months.

For more information on Post Office vouchers please visit their website here.

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