Authorized Payment Locations

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Flexible and Convenient

Authorized Payment Locations (APLs) are venues that accept Georgia Power payments and post them immediately and securely.*  There are more than 4,000 APLs around the state and thousands more nationwide.

APLs are open evenings and weekends and are convenient to where you live, work and shop. Locations include Kroger, Walmart, Publix, Walgreens, Dollar General, Family Dollar and more.

* Transaction fee $1.50 per payment

To ensure immediate posting of your payment, please provide your barcode or ask store agent to process through Western Union or CheckFreePay.

Authorized Payment Locations

Two Ways to Pay at an Authorized Payment Location

You can present either the account number or the Georgia Power CheckOut barcode on your bill to have the payment applied to the account. Learn more about each option below.

Pay By Account Number

Present your account number or power bill at these and other locations:

  • Walmart
  • Kroger
  • Walgreens
  • Publix
  • Rite Aid
  • Plus, many others

Georgia Power CheckOut barcodes cannot be used to make payments at these locations.

Find an APL near you, or text GPPAY to 99123.

Pay in three easy steps:

Step 1: Bring your power bill or account number.

  • At Western Union locations, fill out the form and include your phone number. From then on, you can simply provide your phone number to make a payment.

 

Step 2: Go to the customer service counter or the Money Center.

  • Some locations use a phone (Rite Aid) and some locations use a kiosk (Walgreens).
  • Phone: Pick up the phone. An agent will get your information and provide you with info needed to proceed to the counter to make a payment.
  • Kiosk: Enter the requested information at the kiosk. Once completed, proceed to the counter to complete the transaction.

 

Step 3: Make a payment.

  • Cash is accepted at all locations, and some locations accept debit cards. Credit cards and checks are not accepted. Add a low convenience fee of $1.50.

 

To ensure immediate posting of your payment, please ask store agent to process through Western Union or CheckFreePay.

Pay By CheckOut Barcode

Present your Georgia Power CheckOut barcode at:

  • Dollar General
  • Family Dollar
  • Speedway

The Georgia Power CheckOut barcode is located on the back of your bill. Only barcodes can be used to make payments at these locations.

Pay in three easy steps:

Step 1: Show your barcode to the cashier when you checkout.

  • If you do not have your bill handy, click here to obtain your barcode. You must have your account number to retrieve your barcode.
     

Step 2: Have your barcode scanned by the store representative.

 

Step 3: Make a payment.

  • Cash is accepted at all locations, and some locations accept debit cards. Credit cards and checks are not accepted. Add a low convenience fee of $1.50.

More venues that accept barcodes are being added regularly so check back often for updates.

 

Click here to retrieve your Georgia Power CheckOut barcode or find an APL locations near you.

Text Us for Nearest Location

Authorized Payment Locations make it easy pay at a time and a place that is convenient for you. Pay your bill securely and immediately near where you live, work, and shop.

 

Pay your bill at any Authorized Payment Location (APL). Easily find a location near you by texting GPPAY to 99123.