If all works undertaken are compliant, the applicant will be requested to pay a connection fee and a security deposit (see table below).

After payment, the CEB will endeavour to connect supply to the said premises within ten working days.

Usage Tariff Connection Fees Security Deposit
Domestic 110A, 110 Rs 750 Rs 200
120 Rs 750 Rs 600
140 Rs 750 Rs 1200
Commercial & Bulk 215, 217, 225, 245, 250, 255 Single - Phase Rs 750
Three - Phase Without CT Rs 1500
Three - Phase With CT Rs 3000
Rs. 500 per kW or fraction therof of total connected load
Industrial 313, 315, 317*, 320*, 323, 325*, 330*, 340, 350 Single - Phase Rs 750
Three - Phase Without CT Rs 1500
Three - Phase With CT Rs 3000
Rs. 400 per kW or fraction therof of total connected load
Sugar Factories 421, 422 Tariff 422 - Rs 3000/- every year Not applicable
Street Lighting & Traffic Lights 510 One Connection Rs 400
More than one connection Rs 350 per connection
Not applicable
Pumping for Irrigation 515 Single - Phase Rs 750
Three - Phase Without CT Rs 1500
Three –Phase With CT Rs 3000
Rs. 300 per kW or fraction thereof of total connected load
Temporary Supply 615 Single - Phase Rs 750
Three - Phase Without CT Rs 1500
Three –Phase With CT Rs 3000
Not applicable
* Please note these tariffs are no more applicable to new customers

Tariff schedule for Commercial Customers under Tariff 255 - General Notice No. 1488 of 2018
Tariff schedule for Prosumers under the CEB 2015 Net-metering Scheme - General Notice No. 252 of 2016
Conditions and Tariff schedule for Domestic Social Tariff 110A - General Notice No. 2552 of 2015
Tariff schedule applicable as from 1st December 2010 - General Notice No. 2287 and 2288 of 2010
Rates applicable for Rechargeable Services as from 1st July 2017
Meter Rental applicable as from 1st January 2008
Archived Tariff schedule : 1st April 2008 / 1st September 2007


Definition of Consumer - Extracts from General Notice No. 516 of 1964 including amendments