Auto-billing 101

Simply the Best: Auto-Billing at Your Fingertips

If you have clients that need to be billed on a regular basis, then you know exactly how time consuming this can be. First, you have to keep their credit card or bank details on file. Next, you must remember the date of the upcoming invoice. And then, you have to manually invoice the client. Every single time. All this on top of your regular work schedule and invoicing tasks. If this spells ‘hassle’ to you, well, Invoice Ninja comes to the rescue with token billing support via three of the world’s favorite payment gateways: Stripe, WePay and Braintree.WePay


What is token billing?

Token billing is a feature that enables the payments system to capture your clients’ credit card details and store them for billing at a future date. Token billing enables auto-billing, which means future invoices can be issued automatically. Invoice Ninja integrates seamlessly with Stripe, WePay and Braintree, so you can enjoy all the advantages of token billing via your Invoice Ninja online payments integration

Why would I need to auto-bill?

Perhaps you handle gigs on a regular basis for a particular client. It could be daily, weekly, monthly, or another frequency. Or maybe you have subscribers, who you need to bill every month, every six months… or even annually.

Whatever the frequency and whatever the reason, token billing via Invoice Ninja, together with Stripe, WePay and Braintree, provides the ultimate auto-billing solution for fixed recurring payments.Braintree - a PayPal Company

The nitty gritty

We’ve partnered with Stripe, WePay and Braintree to provide you with awesome choices for auto-billing functionality. All you need to do is discover the best solution for you.

  • WePay: Supports auto-billing for credit cards and ACH (bank transfers)
  • Stripe: Supports auto-billing for credit cards and ACH (bank transfers)
  • Braintree: Supports auto-billing for credit cards and PayPal

Hold on, auto-billing via PayPal??

Yes! Braintree supports token billing with PayPal, which means you can auto-bill via your friendly, familiar PayPal account.

With a little help from Invoice Ninja, and our partners Stripe, WePay and Braintree, you’ll forget all about the hassle of chasing clients for regular payments. Simply define the recurring invoice details, sit back, and let the token billing feature do the hard work for you.