Who can apply for the benefit?

Who can apply for the benefit?
Who can apply for the benefit?

He Electricity Subsidy It is a temporary benefit of the State that will be in force between 2024 and 2026and that allows the country’s vulnerable households receive a discount on your monthly electric bills.

The subsidy was announced by the Government some time ago, since starting in the second semester electricity bills will increase after the end of the rate freeze that was in force since the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Who can apply?

The benefit will be granted to those who belong to the 40% greater vulnerability of the Social Household Registry (RSH) of the Ministry of Social Development and Family.

The following groups will have priority:

  • At least one member subject to care (children and adolescents, people with disabilities or people with functional dependence).
  • At least one member identified as a caregiver.
  • At least one elderly person.
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Additionally, those who wish to apply must stay up to date with paying your bills. However, exceptionally for the first call, people can go to the electric company or cooperative that provides the benefit and regularize your situation before Wednesday, July 31, 2024.

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How do you apply?

To apply, you must enter the site www.subsidioelectrico.cl and apply on the date that the first call begins using the Unique Key and entering the following data:

  • Region and commune
  • Electric company or cooperative that provides the service
  • Customer ID number (can be found on ticket)
  • Contact E-Mail


It should be noted that you must apply for the subsidy twice a year, since it is a semiannual benefit. The first call begins at 00:00 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2024.

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Once the application has been made, you will receive a confirmation email with the details of the process. The result of the first call will be announced to mid-September 2024with an exact date that is yet to be defined.

How long does the benefit last?

If the subsidy is granted, it will have a duration of one semester and will be reflected as an automatic discount on the monthly or bimonthly electricity billdepending on the billing method.

Exceptionally, those who benefit in the first call They will receive the discount in a single installment in October 2024an amount that will correspond to the months of July, August, September, October, November and December 2024.

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