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Accept Payments Online and Get Paid 2x Faster

FreshBooks Payments make it easier for your clients to pay online, which means you get paid twice as fast. What better way to improve your cashflow!

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Online Payments Seamlessly Link with FreshBooks

FreshBooks Payments lets your customers pay directly through invoices and automatically records each payment in your account. It’s fast, easy, secure and perfectly integrated.


Transparent pricing with no hidden fees:

Transaction fees as low as 1% + 15p per transaction

  • Get paid quickly with next day settlement*
  • Trusted by businesses all over the UK
  • Secure for you and your clients
  • No hidden fees means money in your pocket

*Transactions need to be taken before 6pm to ensure next-day settlement. Transactions taken Friday after 6pm, Saturday or Sunday will be paid on Monday. Qualifying customers only, additional credit risk terms may apply.


No setup, monthly or hidden fees:

1.4% + 20p for UK cards

Mastercard, Visa, AMEX and Apple Pay

  • Secure for you and your clients
  • Accept all major credit cards
  • No hidden fees

Competitive pricing with no hidden fees:

2.9% + £0.30 per transaction

  • Trusted by millions of users around the world
  • Accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express
  • Accept Venmo and PayPal Credit
  • Take payments in 25 currencies from 202 countries

More payment Options and No Hidden Fees

Providing your clients with multiple ways to pay means you get paid faster. You’ll always know exactly how much money you’re taking in because Stripe, PayPal, and Barclaycard Payments pricing are transparent.


Direct Debit, Convenience for You and Your Clients

Enable BACS direct debit payments to provide better service to your clients and improve your cash flow. Here’s how:

  • A fast and easy way for your clients to pay (payment right on invoices)
  • Store Direct Debit info for clients to automatically collect payments — an easy way to predict cash flow
  • Low fees leave more money in your pockets (auto-added to your account as expenses)
  • Automated invoice reconciliation helps avoid time-consuming, error-prone manual processes
  • Recurring Direct Debit Payments allow for subscription-based billing
Learn More *Only available through Stripe

Set Up Online Payments in a Single Click

One click is all that’s needed to accept credit card payments right on invoices. Then it’s just a few more steps, so FreshBooks deposits your money into the right account. Fast and easy, just like you’d expect.


Checkout Links: Accept Payments…Fast

Post Checkout Links on your website, social, or anywhere else online to simply let customers click and pay.

  • Skip creating and sending invoices
  • Accept credit cards and bank transfers
  • Automatically send receipts to customers

Advanced Payments: A Better Virtual Terminal

FreshBooks Advanced Payments lets you accept credit card payments online, in person and over the phone.

  • Save credit card info for easy billing later
  • Setup recurring billing profiles for specific clients
  • Add automation and create subscription-based client profile.
Learn More *Not Available in Trial.

Robust Payment Features To Boot

  • Offer clients flexibility with Payment Schedules and Partial Payments
  • Request deposits to control your cash flow
  • Accept international currencies with Stripe and Barclaycard Payments
  • Auto-generated Payments Collected Reports
  • Fast and easy direct debit payments
  • Payment options include VISA, MasterCard, AMEX*, Apple Pay*
  • Processing fees are automatically imported as expenses

*only available on Stripe

See all the benefits of accepting payments in FreshBooks >

Did You Know…

80% of users that accept online payments agree that it improves client relationships.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I Accept Credit Card Payments Online?

Simple. With Stripe, PayPal, and Barclaycard Payments, you can start accepting credit card payments online with zero set up required.

How Do Online Payments Work?

Just like in-person purchases, online payments allow your client to conveniently pay invoices using their credit card. The payment is processed for a small fee and then deposited into your bank account. The entire process should take about 2 business days, and, if you use FreshBooks Payments, all transaction fees are automatically tracked in your account as Expenses.

Can FreshBooks Accommodate My Recurring Billing?

Indeed it can. Simply create a Recurring Profile in your account and let FreshBooks remember to send out invoices on your behalf.

What Online Payment Options Does FreshBooks Offer?

You can accept online payments, including major credit cards, with PayPal, Stripe, or Barclaycard Payments.

How Secure Are Online Payments?

FreshBooks employs industry best online payment security practices through PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance. This is the security standard for organizations to handle credit card transactions. The PCI Standard is mandated by credit card companies and administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Our payments processors (Stripe, PayPal, and Barclaycard Payments) employ strict PCI compliance.

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