How do I activate SEPA Direct Debit as a payment method?

With SEPA Direct Debit you will be paid via an automatic transaction. This means that your customer doesn’t have to pay you manually. This is useful for recurring transactions, such as monthly subscriptions. You can activate SEPA Direct Debit in your Mollie Dashboard.


What you need to know in advance


Activating SEPA Direct Debit

You can activate SEPA Direct Debit in your Mollie Dashboard

  1. In your Mollie Dashboard, click on your organisation name in the top left corner.
  2. Go to Organisation settings > Payment methods.
  3. Select SEPA Direct Debit.

We will check your request. We aim to inform you if you can use SEPA Direct Debit within 7 business days. 


Your customer’s bank statement

With a SEPA Direct Debit payment, your customer will see the following on their bank statement: 

  • [Trade name of your website profile] via Mollie.
  • Your virtual IBAN. We create this IBAN for each website profile with SEPA Direct Debit activated.

You can change the registered trade name of your website profile in your Mollie Dashboard. Go to Organisation settings > Website profiles > Contact information.

You can find your virtual IBAN in your Mollie Dashboard under Organisation settings > Payment methods


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