Online Payment with PayNow

Enable Instant Payments for Your Customers

Enhance your payment efficiency with PayNow, offering multiple payment methods for quicker transactions. Easily share invoices through Email, SMS, or QR code, allowing customers to select their preferred payment mode.

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Quick & Secure Payments

Elevate Your Service with PayNow's Quick and Secure Payments

Navigating payments in the Building Inspection industry becomes effortless with PayNow.

This efficient solution facilitates secure transactions through Google Pay, Apple Pay, and card payments.

Integrating PayNow with the Building Inspection App streamlines your payment process, ensuring swift transactions and improved cash flow, while offering a seamless experience to your customers.

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A Day in the Life of a Building Inspector with PayNow

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Generate & Share an Invoice Link with a Few Clicks:

Start your day by generating and sharing invoice links effortlessly. With PayNow, a few clicks are all it takes to create a detailed invoice that can be shared via QR Code, Email, or SMS, providing your customers with immediate, easy access.


Seamless and Secure Payment Experience for Customers:

Your customers enjoy the convenience of receiving the invoice link, where they can securely pay using their preferred method, be it Apple Pay, Google Pay, or credit card. This flexibility not only enhances their experience but also promotes quicker payments.


Automatic Updates and Efficient Integration:

Once the payment is completed, the process comes full circle automatically. Customers receive their paid invoice receipt, the invoice status in your system updates to 'Paid', and integrations with accounting software like Xero and QuickBooks ensure your financials are in sync.

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Enhancing Payment Security and Accessibility

With PayNow, each invoice you generate is enhanced with a secure QR code. This feature enables your clients to effortlessly access and pay their invoices by simply scanning the QR code. It's a direct and secure solution, designed to streamline the payment process, making transactions smoother and more efficient for both you and your clients.

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PayNow: A Key Feature in the Client Portal

Say goodbye to invoices "lost in the mail", buried in "spam folders", or "wrong bank details"! The Client Portal add-on with PayNow transforms how your customers interact with invoices and quotes. They can conveniently view and settle their invoices or accept quotes anytime, day or night. Plus, stay informed with notifications when invoices are viewed and paid. It's efficient, user-friendly, and secure – streamlining your financial interactions and enhancing customer engagement.

Online Payment Features

Empower Your Building Inspection Business with Secure and Convenient Transactions

Secure and Reliable Transactions

The Building Inspection App integrates with leading online payment platforms like Stripe ensuring all transactions are secure and reliable.

Comprehensive Payment Reporting

Gain real-time visibility of all your financials, with the ability to filter by paid and outstanding balances, and follow up with ease.

Convenient In-App or Portal Payments

Record payments received in seconds, whether you're on-site or in the office, through our app or portal.

Automated Invoice

Let our Smart Assistants automatically follow up on outstanding invoices with customized messages via email, SMS, or letter.

Instant Payments for Improved Cash Flow

Take card payments anytime, anywhere, which not only improves cash flow but also enhances the customer experience.

Outstanding Balance Visibility

Integration with accounting software like Xero and QuickBooks provides valuable real-time visibility of outstanding balances.

Quick Answers to your PayNow Questions

What is PayNow?

PayNow enables your customers to instantly pay your Invoice using not only all of the standard methods, Debit Cards and Credit Cards, but also using Mobile Payment options such as Google Pay and Apple Pay. This means that your customer can pay you instantly and securely by simply opening your invoice and clicking the PayNow button or scanning the PayNow QR Code.

What are the Benefits of PayNow?

PayNow makes it as easy as possible for your customers to pay you instantly with whatever payment method they prefer.So now you can complete a Job, send the invoice by email or sms and your customer can pay you within seconds. The process is super fast, extremely secure and your customer doesn’t need to hand over a card or give you their credit card details. Everything including the receipt can be completely automated.

Do I have to pay extra for the PayNow add-on?

No, the PayNow add-on is a free Building Inspection App powered by Formitize add-on available for all activated clients. Formitize does add a nominal amount to the Stripe transaction fee to help pay for the hosting, management and security elements of the platform, but there is no add-on fee for PayNow.

What are the PayNow transaction fees?

Formitize adds a very nominal $1.00 per transaction to help cover the hosting, management, support and security elements of the PayNow platform. Stripe transaction fees can be found at

What is Stripe?

Stripe is one of the largest online payment gateways in the world processing more than 13,000 requests per second! Stripe’s security, processes and reputation (with an historical uptime score of 99.999%) make it the preferred payment gateway for the Formitize PayNow feature.

Do I need an Account with Stripe to use PayNow?

Yes, you will need a Stripe account in order to use PayNow.

How do I activate PayNow on my account?

You can activate PayNow from your Accounts Settings

Can I use other Payment Providers?

PayNow currently only works with Stripe. If there are other payment providers that you would like us to consider, please let us know through our Feature Request Board here

Can my customers pay using Apple Pay and Google Pay?

Absolutely, mobile payments is one of the fastest growing payment options and is loved by customers for its ease of use and security. Apple Pay and Google Pay cover the market and open up new channels for instant payment.

Can my customers pay with debit and credit cards?

Yes, all of the traditional payment methods are supported and both Debt and Credit Card payment options remain very popular with customers.

Can I send an Invoice link by Email or SMS?

Yes, when you create a new invoice, a link to PayNow is automatically generated along with a QR code. So your customers can either click on the link in the email or sms message, or they can scan the QR code to pay your invoice instantly. 

Can I still send a PDF of the Invoice?

Absolutely, you can still send your clients the PDF version of your Invoice. With PayNow, you can automatically add the QR code link to your Invoice so the customer looking at the PDF can simply scan and pay. The choice is yours!

What do my customers see when I send them the Invoice link?

You send the Invoice link to your customer by email, SMS or QR code. Your customer opens the link and will be taken straight to the PayNow page. The PayNow page shows the both Invoice itself and the PayNow options. Your customer can check the invoice details and then pay instantly using their preferred payment method.

Do I get notified when I get paid?

Yes, your customer receives a “Successful Payment” notification that includes the Transaction ID, Payment Amount Confirmation and Date with the ability to download a Receipt. You can also receive a notification as soon as an Invoice has been paid.

Can I de-activate PayNow if I don’t use it?

Yes, you can de-activate PayNow in your account Settings. You will still be able to send PDF invoices, you will just not be able to take instant payments through the platform.

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