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 Type||Bank debit|
|Relevant Payer Geography||US|
|Country Availability||United States|
|Payment Completion||2 – 5 business days|
ACH debits also provide lower transaction fees than cards. 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 Amount||Stripe Credit Card Fee||Stripe ACH Debit Fee|
|$100||$3.20||$0.80 + $1.50 verification fee|
|$1,000||$29.30||$5.00 + $1.50 verification fee|
Enable ACH Debit
Once you have created a Plaid account and connected to Stripe you can choose it as a payment option in the Payment Method custom form field.
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.
ACH Debit Payment flow
View our ACH Debit demo payment forms to further understand the payment flow.
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.Transaction fees are assessed per successful payment. See Stripe's pricing for details.