Add Stripe as a payment service from an approved invoice

Accept online payments for your invoices using Stripe. You can sign up for a Stripe account from an approved invoice if Stripe is available in your country and you haven't added a payment service other than PayPal to Xero. You can also connect an existing Stripe account to Xero.

When you connect your Stripe account on this screen, it will automatically be added to your payment services list.

Sign up for and connect a new Stripe account

  1. From an approved invoice, if you see the Accept Online Payments dialog box, click Set up.

    If you don't see the dialog box, click Invoice Options, then select Online Payments to access Stripe setup.

  2. Next to Credit Card, click Get started.
  3. Click Continue
  4. Enter the email address to be associated with your Stripe account
  5. Select a bank account to deposit the payment in.
  6. Select an account where the Stripe fee should appear.
  7. Click Connect Stripe to Xero.

    Image showing Stripe set up dialog box.

Stripe will immediately email you instructions on how to activate your account. You'll need to activate it before you can collect your payment.

Connect an existing Stripe account

  1. From an approved invoice, if you see the Accept Online Payments dialog box, click Set up.

    If you don't see the dialog box, click Invoice Options, then select Online Payments to access Stripe setup.

  2. Next to Credit Card, click Get started.
  3. Click Sign in
  4. Enter your email address and Stripe password, then click Sign in to your account.
  5. Select a bank account to deposit the payment in.
  6. Select an account where the Stripe fee should appear.
  7. Click Save.

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