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How to Accept ACH Direct Debit (U.S. Bank Accounts) Payments

Direct debit payments on the Automated Clearing House (ACH), or ACH debits, allow businesses to collect funds from customers in the US who provide their bank account details and authorize businesses to debit them.

Payment Method TypeBank debit
Relevant Payer GeographyUS
Presentment CurrencyUSD
Country AvailabilityUnited States
Recurring PaymentsYes
Payment Completion2 – 5 business days

Reduce Fees with ACH Direct Debit
ACH payments on Stripe cost 0.80%, capped at $5. A $100 payment incurs a $0.80 fee; any payments above $625 cost $5.

Payment AmountCredit Card FeeACH Direct Debit Fee
$100$3.20$0.80 + $1.50 verification fee
$1,000$29.30$5.00 + $1.50 verification fee

Enable ACH Debit

To accept ACH Direct Debit payments, visit the Payment tab in the payment form builder, and enable ACH Direct Debit.

Enable ACH Direct Debit in WP Simple Pay
Accept ACH Debit on-site

Stripe requires that a Name field (required) is included on your form. WP Simple Pay will add this field for you if it is not already added to the form.

More Information

For eligible businesses, funds can be available within 2 business days from when the payment is processed. Otherwise, funds can be available within 4 business days. For more details and information on eligibility:


Your account currently does not support bank account payment amounts greater than $6,000.00

Stripe places an initial $6,000 ACH Debit transfer limit on new accounts. View Stripe’s support article for more information.

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