× Freshbooks App Logo
Official App
Free - Google Play
Get it

Need a hand?

Find what you need on the FreshBooks Support page. From Client tips to Invoice tricks and everything in between.

What are the transaction fees for FreshBooks Payments (US & Canadian Businesses)?

When processing online payments through FreshBooks Payments, there is a transaction fee included. Pricing is very simple – it’s 2.9% + $0.30 on all card transactions, with the exception of American Express, which is 3.5% + $0.30.

There are no monthly or setup fees – you only get charged when you make sales.

The below transaction fees are for US & Canadian FreshBooks users:

Payment Card Types*

Transaction Fee

International Transaction Fee**

Visa Credit, Debit Cards
and Prepaid Cards

2.9% + $0.30

2.9% + $0.30 + 1%

Discover Credit and
Prepaid Debit Cards

2.9% + $0.30

2.9% + $0.30 + 1%

MasterCard Credit, Debit
and Prepaid Cards

2.9% + $0.30

2.9% + $0.30 + 1%

American Express Credit
and Prepaid Debit Cards

3.5% + $0.30

3.5% + $0.30 + 1%

Chargeback Fee $15.00

* These are the most common domestically issued card types and processing methods. They do not represent all the possible fees and variations that are charged to the merchants.

** International transaction is defined as any payment made with a card that was issued in a different country than your own.

These rates apply to card not present transactions.


Looking for more information on FreshBooks Payments by WePay? Check out other articles here.