Follow this guide to pay and connect your bank account for quick and easy future payments.
Start paying an invoice in 4 simple steps:
- Enter your work email
- Select the invoice you want to pay
- Choose your preferred payment method
- Connect your bank account and confirm the payment
For the Pay In Installments option, there are 2 additional steps:
- Confirm business information
- Accept the Alternative Payments Agreement
Enter your work email
To get started, log into your vendor's payment portal and enter your work email address.
You’ll receive a magic link email from Alternative to confirm your email and login.
Don't see the email in your inbox? Check your spam folder or click the "Resend Email" button.
Select the invoice you want to pay
Select "Review & pay invoice"
Choose your preferred payment method
Select your preferred payment method.
To pay your invoice over time, select Pay in installments and choose payment terms of 30-150 days on the left side of the screen, with equal installments due each month until the invoice has been paid in full. Alternative’s fee of 2% to 6%, subject to your preferred duration, will be included in the monthly payment. See your payment schedule for more details. Pay in installments is a great option for larger invoices, to help manage cash flow.
Connect your bank account or credit card and submit your payment
Connect your bank account through Plaid's API and select "Pay now."
If your bank is not supported by Plaid, enter your bank details manually.
Note: To qualify for Pay in Installments, you will need to provide the following information:
The last 12 months of bank statements
Monthly or quarterly financials for the previous 2 years
Use the chat bot at the bottom right corner of the screen to send your bank statements and financials or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are paying via credit card, add your card details and click "pay now".
Pay In Installments Only
Confirm business information
Enter business details and click "Continue".
Accept the Alternative Payments Agreement
For Pay in installment offers, you must read and accept the Alternative Payments Agreement and continue.
Now you’re ready to pay an invoice! 🎉
For any questions, reach out to our team through the chat icon located at the bottom right corner of the screen.