Skip to content
× FreshBooks App Logo
Official App
Free - Google Play
Get it
You're currently on our NZ site. Select your regional site here:

Use Online Payments and Get Paid 2x Faster

FreshBooks Payments takes the hassle out of accepting payments online, which means you get paid twice as fast. What better way is there to improve cash flow?

No credit card required. Cancel anytime.
4.5 stars

Online Payments Seamlessly Link with FreshBooks

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



No setup, monthly or hidden fees:

2.9% + $0.30 per transaction on most cards

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

Competitive pricing with no hidden fees:

3.4% + $0.50 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

Giving your clients more ways to pay gets you paid faster. And, you’ll always know exactly how much money you’re taking in because Stripe and PayPal keep transaction fees transparent.


Set Up Online Payments in a Single Click

Accept payments via credit or debit card right on your invoices. Then FreshBooks deposits your money into the proper account. Fast and easy payments, just like you’d expect.


Checkout Links: Accept Payments Online…Faster

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

  • Skip creating and sending invoices
  • Accept payments anytime via credit cards and debit cards
  • Automated receipts are sent to customers

Advanced Payments: A Better Virtual Terminal

FreshBooks Advanced Payments lets small businesses receive payments online, in-person and over the phone. Here’s why this online payment method makes things a breeze for your clients:

  • Save credit card info for easy billing later
  • Set up recurring billing profiles for specific clients
  • Add automation and create subscription-based client profiles
TRY IT FREE *Not Available in Trial.

Robust Payment Features To Boot

Easy ways to accept online payments from your clients are just a click away with these features:

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

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.
No credit card required. Cancel anytime.

why it’s accounting software for businesses with contractors


Award-Winning Customer Support

Help From Start to Finish: Our Support team is highly knowledgeable and never transfers you to another department.

4.8/5.0 Star Reviews: Yup, that’s our Support team approval rating across 120,000+ reviews.

Global Support: We’ve got over 100 Support staff working worldwide.

Book a Demo: Sign up for a live weekly FreshBooks accounting software demo and Q&A.

Contact Us Check out our Help Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I accept payments online in New Zealand?

Small businesses in New Zealand can choose between Stripe & PayPal for their payment processor.

To enable any of these payment processing options, first, click “Accept Online Payments” in your account settings. From there, complete the steps to connect your payment processing account to the FreshBooks online payment solution. Once you’re set up, you can accept credit or debit card payments from your clients.

Want to know why online transactions are so important? Read this article: Accepting Online Payments Will Help You Scale Faster, Smarter.

Take a quick video tour of FreshBooks Payments.

How long does it take FreshBooks to process card payments?

This depends on payment details like your payment processor and payment form. Detailed breakdowns by online payment gateway or payment system are linked below:

Want all the details on how long FreshBooks takes to process business payments? Find it in this article about payment processing.

Check out FreshBooks Select for a custom plan to save you even more.

Does FreshBooks support recurring billing?

Recurring Payments allows you to automatically charge a client’s credit regularly through a Recurring Invoice. Payment happens automatically, making Recurring Payments ideal for subscriptions, monthly fees, or other recurring services.

To enable Recurring Payments, you need to choose a payment processing account to accept credit or debit card payments with. Next, set up a Recurring Template or Retainer, enable an online payment option, send the Recurring Template or Retainer to your client, and never worry about another late payment again.

Detailed steps are available here.

More details are available here.

Want to know how to get paid faster from your clients? Read this article: Are You Practicing These 5 Key Steps to Get Faster Payments from Your Clients?

What online payment options does FreshBooks offer in New Zealand?

In New Zealand, there are several payment options you can choose to accept through the FreshBooks online payment solution. FreshBooks integrates with many payment processors, so you can select the payment method that works best for you and your business. Whether you want to accept credit card payments or connect your bank account, you can easily set up the method you prefer for easy payments no matter what. You can also set up multiple payment methods for different clients, depending on what suits them best.

Here are the payment methods available to you:

  • Major credit cards
  • Google Pay
  • PayPal
  • Stripe

Want to know how accepting online payments can help your business? Read this article: Marc Made Over 100K the Year After Switching to FreshBooks.

How secure are online payments in New Zealand?

FreshBooks employs industry-best online payment security practices through PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance. This is the security standard for organisations in New Zealand and worldwide that handle payments online and credit card transactions online. The PCI Standard is mandated by credit card companies and administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Both of our payments processors (Stripe and PayPal) employ strict PCI compliance.

The FreshBooks Advanced Payments feature is what makes all of these super safe transactions possible. Read this article to learn all about it: Get Paid on Your Terms with Advanced Payments.

See how FreshBooks helps you seamlessly collaborate with your team and gives you a clear picture of how your business is doing, or learn more about FreshBooks.

Get Started for Free Today


No credit card required.

Cancel anytime.

Join 24 million people who have used Freshbooks