How do I switch energy supplier over to OVO?

Been wondering ‘How do I switch energy supplier?’ and feel like giving OVO a try? It’s easy online using our Quote & Switch page. Here’s our step-by-step guide.

Switching energy supplier can be a quick way to save money.

If you haven’t switched energy supplier before, you might be concerned that there’s lots of paperwork to do, or that switching takes a long time. Actually, it’s one of the quickest and easiest ways to make a potentially substantial saving.

You don’t need to find old bills or phone up your old supplier to ask them to switch. There are no complicated forms to fill out. You don’t even need to know exactly how much power you’re using! So let’s take a closer look at how to switch energy supplier.



Getting a quick quote

  • Visit Quote & Switch

  • Add your postcode in the box

  • Let us know if you’d like to be on prepayment or pay monthly

  • See how much you might pay

If you like the look of your quote, switching is almost as easy. We’ll need a few more details, but it takes literally minutes.

Start your switch

Short of time and not a fan of paperwork? All we need is your address and the bank account details (they’re on your debit card under the long number) – we can estimate the rest.

Quote & Switch in minutes

Want a really accurate quote?

Though you need nothing more than your address and bank details to start your switch, your quote will be more accurate if you have some details:

  • The name(s) of your current supplier(s)

  • What tariff(s) you’re on

  • How much energy you use – gas and electricity

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have this information – we can estimate, based on homes similar to yours.

Want to talk things through?

If you’d prefer to chat to a person, you don’t have to switch online. You’re very welcome to call us, too. Our friendly Bristol-based team is here Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturdays 9am - 5pm.

Give them a call, free, on 0800 5999 440 and they’ll talk you through your switch from start to finish. You’ll need your bank details handy, and like switching online, your quote will be more accurate if you can tell us:

  • The name(s) of your current supplier(s)

  • What tariff(s) you’re on

  • How much energy you use – gas and electricity

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