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Tripura - Obtain Electricity Connection

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  1. To obtain electricity connection for their premises, one has to apply at the respective electricity board/company office of their respective area.
  2. “Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd” (TSECL) is the electricity regulation board operating within the state of Tripura.

Apply In-Person:

  1. Go to your area local Electricity office personally and consult with the authority for your need. They will suggest you with the correct main/division office to contact and apply for Electricity (EB) connection.
  2. Link for contact details of respective office: online link
  3. Go to the respective office and meet the respective authority with the available documents. On their advice, collect the form and initiate the process to apply.
  4. Applicant shall obtain the form from the respective office (please pay for the form if required) Or can download the form from the following link form link
  5. Once the application is filled, then submit it along with required document to the concerned authorities at the respective office. (must include licensed electrical contractor intended to do wiring)
  6. Authorities will verify the submitted documents, if all the documents are in place then authorities will advise the customer to pay the fee for this procedure.
  7. Once the payment is made, a receipt will be issued to the applicant. Keep it safe for future reference.
  8. This application will be subjected for internal processing and a technician will inspect the premises on a scheduled date at the presence of applicant.
  9. At the end of the survey, technician will mark the place for meter to be fixed and also entry of supply mains and other equipment to be fixed. He will also fill the survey report.
  10. If the report shows feasible condition to provide supply, then applicant gets intimation about the sanction.
    • In case applicant fails to comply within a respective period as per norms from the date of power sanction, the power sanction as well as registration shall stand cancelled.
    • If the report shows non feasibility, applicant will be asked to bear the extra cost for providing viable condition as advised by department.
  11. Now approach the office to get the charges for service line, initial security deposit, cost of metre/metering equipment etc.,. Make appropriate payment and obtain the receipt along with application number.
  12. Once all the above said procedures are over and complete, the electricity department/company will issue the work order.
  13. There upon the concerned Junior Engineer/Assistant Engineer will arrange to provide the power supply.
  14. Pole will be installed, Applicant has to submit the Test report with the help of licensed electrical contractor followed by provision of Electrical connection.
Note :
  • High Tension (HT) and Low Tension (LT) are two different supply categories

Apply Online :Tripura Online Obtain Electricity Connection

  1. Please use the following link which would take you to the below displayed screen. Please visit the following link : Online Portal. Please select “Apply for New Connection” option listed on the right part of the page under login session. A new screen will be provided for the user to fill the details. Please complete the prompts and hit “Validate” tab
  2. User shall check their email id and mobile number provided while applying online. Please follow the notification.
  3. Applicants request will be available with the concerned section of the service delivery office. User gets notification about the rest of the process. Please follow the guidelines of the respective authority to get the certificate.

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Required Documents

  • Application form. Link :form link
  • Proof of ownership (Sale deed, katha, succession certificate, sanctioned plan from local authority.)
  • Indemnity Bond as per format supplied by the electricity company, if you are not the owner of the premises
  • No objection certificate (NOC) from the owner(If the applicant is tenant or lessee)
  • Proof of permanent residential address (Ration card, PAN, telephone Bill, Insurance policy bond, voters identity card etc.)
  • Clearances for establishment from the Pollution Control Board concerned where applicable .( residential / residential-cum-commercial premises of more than 100 flats)
  • Self- certification for electrical installation of the premises of the consumer for which new connection is being applied for or the test results duly signed by the licensed Electrical Contractor
  • Requisite Earnest Money as advised
  • Proof of occupation or ownership of a premises through any one of the documents (Passport / Voter Identity Card / Rent Bill / Telephone Bill / Municipal or any other Tax Bill / Ration Card / Certificate from Panchayat)
  • The detailed list of electrical equipment’s with number and corresponding wattages
  • For LV & MV consumers, a sketch of new line required for service connection showing the premises from existing LV & MV line is required to be submitted by the intending consumer. (licensed electrical contractor will be helpful)
  • NOC from local administration (assessment and collection department - no due & litigation free)
  • NOC from respective department for digging (if applicable)
  • Test Certificate of metering equipment, if consumer supplies the same.
  • Land Paper
  • Aadhar Card
  • Photograph of the applicant
  • Contact number
  • Consents / Authorizations / Approvals wherever applicable.
  • Service Connection Agreement, if applicable.
  • Consent of the owner of the property if the proposed service line has to pass through the property of some other persons


  • All original and copy of original with self attestation as advised by respective authorities to submit as per requirement.
  • Apart from the above documents authorities may ask to submit additional information or documents. Please provide them for processing.

Office Locations & Contacts

Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited
Banamalipur, Indranagar,
Agartala - 799001
Tripura, India
Phone: +91 0381 - 2318001 / 2319427
Customer care no. 1912 / +91 0381 – 2353502
Fax: +91 0381 2319427
Contacts link : contact information link

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  • The owner of the proposed property for which the supply is required
  • If the applicant is not the owner of the premises for which supply is required, then he or she should produce a consent letter from the owner of the premise
  • If the owner is not available or not intended to give consent letter, then the applicant should provide…
    • proof of his/her being in lawful occupation of the premises
    • execute an indemnity bond in the respective Form
    • acceptance to pay security deposit twice the normal rate.


  • Charge differs with requirement. So, authorities estimate will give actual figure for getting connection.


  • Electricity connection will exists till the premises exists.

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Processing Time

Processing time varies from 30 / 60/ 90 / 150 / 180 / 270 days depending on the situation.

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  • The lawful owner / occupier of premises can apply for the new electricity connection.
  • The applicant should apply in the respective form at the respective office
  • After load survey, he/she will be given quotation for payment of charges which includes Service connection charges , Service Line Charges, Security deposit etc.
  • After payment of above charges the consumer will submit a Test report from the Licensed electrical contractor for the wiring.
  • The service connection will be released as per the chronological order.

Required Information

  • Full name of the Applicant
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Date of Birth
  • Father's Name or Husband Name
  • Mother's Maiden Name
  • Permanent Address / Temporary Address
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Need for the Document

  • Our everyday life requires electricity more than anything else. Life without electricity is never possible.
  • The need for Electricity connection starts from construction of house or factory.
  • Connection may be required for a vacant land for water and to give lighting for the fence.
  • Even during construction we require Electricity for many reasons including Water, operation of certain machinery and even to secure the valuables.
  • Government provides electricity connection to those who apply for a new connection.
  • Electricity should be consumed with responsibility. Because not only the cost counts but also this resource needs proper care to make available for our future generations

Information which might help

  • Always use certified products for electrical wiring
  • One should not use domestic supply for commercial purpose and there will be a heavy fine and even action against consumer is inevitable.

NOTE: This non - renewable source of energy should be used with care

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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