Direct Debit with GoCardless

What is a Direct Debit mandate?

A Direct Debit mandate (also called an ‘instruction’ or ‘authorisation’) is the form your customer fills in to authorise your business to collect payments by Direct Debit from their bank account.

With GoCardless, who provide Tide’s service for collecting invoice payments by Direct Debit, the mandate is a simple online form.

When your customer has completed the mandate, you’ll be able to take payments automatically from their bank account. Your customer will always be notified in advance of the payment date and amount.

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