Free Online Payments. Make a payment for free from your active U.S. checking account. It's an easy and secure way to view and/or pay your bill free of charge online 24/7. You can also save time, trees, postage and gasoline byMDU Hardware Options switching to paperless statements and managing your account online. Our online account services will give you the flexibility of reviewing your account information and monitoring your monthly usage history throughout the year. Access your account 24 hours a day for account information, a usage summary, energy conservation tips and a help center.  Sign up today

Other Payment Options

  • Easy-Pay: With Easy-Pay, your bank and Montana-Dakota do the work! Monthly energy bills are paid with funds transferred to Montana-Dakota from your checking account. Enrollment can be accomplished electronically by logging in to your account and clicking on the link in the Easy-Pay promotion box on the right.

  • Drop Boxes: Montana-Dakota has several authorized drop box locations throughout its service territory. Do not deposit cash in our payment drop boxes. Paying by personal check or money order is much more secure and makes the possibility of missing payments less likely.  Please allow 5 business days for payment processing.


  • Mail: Please send your payment and upper portion of your bill to:
        Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
        PO Box 5600
        Bismarck, ND 58506-5600
  • Western Union Convenience Pay®: To pay your Montana-Dakota bill at an area pay station, just take your Montana-Dakota bill to a nearby Western Union Convenience Pay location. Pay your utility bill with cash or check, there is no charge for this service. Find an up-to-date list of Convenience Pay locations. Or contact Western Union at 1-800-551-8001.
  • Western Union® Speedpay®: Pay-by-Phone and Pay Online options use Western Union® Speedpay®, an independent service provider not affiliated with Montana-Dakota Utilities, to process all payments. Each time you use these services you will be charged a convenience fee of $3.95 by Western Union for each transaction. You can use ATM or Debit cards if the card has a "NYCE”, “PULSE”, or “STAR” logo, or your Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit card. You can pay by phone by calling 1-866-263-5185 and following the prompts. You may also opt to speak to a MDU customer service representative from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday) by calling 1-800-638-3278. (Be sure to have your account number ready.) You can pay online on the Speedpay website. (Be sure to have your account number ready).

Balanced Billing

Balanced Billing provides customers a way to avoid the highs and lows associated with normal monthly billing. This plan helps take the guesswork out of budgeting for your utility bills.


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