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Finding your NMI

NMI stands for National Metering Identifier. It’s a unique number for the electricity connection at your address.

Electricity providers can choose where they want to put the NMI on their bills. This means the NMI won’t be in the same place for everybody.

To help you find your NMI, it is:

  • often close to your meter data information on your bill
  • called ‘NMI’
  • written as numbers, or letters and numbers
  • at least 10 characters long.

Example of how an NMI might look on a bill

Your electricity supply details
Plan name Sample plan name
NMI 4102000000
Supply address 1 Example Street, NSW, 1234
Billing period DD/MM/YYYY to DD/MM/YYYY

More about your NMI

Your NMI isn’t the same as your meter number.

We use the NMI to get information about how much energy you use in your home or business. We get this information securely from the Australian Energy Market Operator, with your permission.

In Queensland, your NMI will usually start with two letters followed by 9 numbers.

Last updated on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 1:58 PM