Note: Clio Payments is only available for credit card transactions into American or Canadian bank accounts, using American or Canadian dollars. Your Clio firm address must be set in the United States or Canada to use Clio Payments.
This article details how to accept credit card payments in Clio. For instructions on how to set up and apply for Clio Payments, see the "Clio Payments Set Up" article.
When recording payment on a Bill, select "Credit Card" from the "Source" dropdown menu. Then click "Billing information".
After selecting the source, click the "Billing information" button in the bottom left corner of the screen. You'll then need to fill in the client's credit card information to finalize the transaction.
Once you have received the payment, it will be sent for processing. Credit card processing takes 24 to 48 hours. When the payment has been successfully authorized, a notification email will be sent to all users of your Clio account that have the "Billing" permission.
For instructions on viewing the status or history of credit card payments, see the "Clio Payments: Payment History and Status" article.
For instructions on voiding or refunding a credit card payment, see the "Clio Payments: Voiding and Refunding Payments" article.
Clio offers two methods for allowing your client to pay their own bills online:
- Via an emailed link
- Via Clio's secure client portal, Clio Connect
For details on how to send a bill to your client via email for payment online, see the "Sending a Bill to your Client via Email for Payment" article.
For details on how to share a bill with your client through Clio Connect, see the "Paying Bills Online through Clio Connect" article.