How to Open or Close your
Seattle City Light Account.
Welcome! Seattle City Light now offers four methods to open or close an account.
- By Phone
- Toll Free: 1.800.862.1181
- TTY: 206.684.3225
- By FAX
- Open New Account: print and fax the completed form to 206.684.3347.
- By US Mail
- Open New Account: print and mail the completed form to
Seattle City Light
Customer Service Center
700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3300
P.O. Box 34023
Seattle WA 98124-4023.
Whichever method you choose to open or close your City Light account, you must also select a Meter Reading option.
Option A. You may ask City Light for a Meter Reading. A minimum of three days advance notice is required to schedule the reading. A $33.00 fee will be added to your account. Please call 206.684.3000 to schedule the reading.
Option B. You may ask City Light for a free estimate of your Meter Reading.
Option C. You may provide your own Meter Reading, using the picture on the form. How To Read Your Meter
If you are opening an account, your first bill will include a $16.00 account service charge.
Payment Options to Consider:
To apply over the phone or for more information, please call 206.684.3345 or 206.684.3000.
Under the federal Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act, Seattle City Light is required to obtain proof of identification when a customer establishes a new account. For more information about the FACT Act, please see our list of frequently asked questions and their answers here.
||If times are good for you, you can make an online, tax deductible contribution to Project Share. Your gift will help pay utility bills for someone less fortunate.
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