Monday, June 5

CFE: How do I change the name of the owner of my electricity bill?

If you still don’t know how to change the name of the owner of your electricity billHere we tell you step by step how to do it.

It is important to remember that this receipt is useful because it works as proof of address to carry out various procedures, therefore, it is essential that it contains the correct data such as the name.

How to change the holder of the electricity contract?

You must first go to an office of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) of the site where the dwelling affected by the change is located. Despite the pandemic, this procedure cannot be done online.

Depending on the reason for which you want to change the name of the holder, it will be the documentation that you must carry.


  • The documents that must be submitted in copy are:
  • Have no debts.
  • official identification
  • RFC
  • Photograph of the meter reading
  • building
  • Written letter addressed to CFE explaining the reasons why the name change is required.

If the change is for other reasons such as buy and sell property, divorce or death, you can consult the requirements HERE.

The change may take between 15 and 20 daysTherefore, it is recommended to carry out the procedure with enough time in advance so that the CFE workers can complete the process.

It is important to note that the name change on the receipt it has no cost.