Paying with SEPA Direct Debit

Paying with SEPA Direct Debit

Step-by-step instructions on how to add a credit or debit card, PayPal account, check or bank transfer, Boleto Bancário, SEPA Direct Debit, and virtual bank account.

When you add a SEPA Direct Debit payment method, we validate your bank account by making a small deposit to your account and then you enter that amount in Bing Ads. This process takes some time but helps ensure the security of your account.

Please note: Payments via SEPA Direct Debit are only accepted for prepay accounts based in Germany and billed in euro. Also, only users with full permissions (Super Admins) can add, edit, or delete a payment method. Learn more about user roles.

How to pay using SEPA Direct Debit

  1. Click the gear icon gear icon, and then click Accounts & Billing.
  2. If you have multiple accounts, select an account from the drop-down list at the top of the page.
  3. Click the Payment Methods tab.
  4. Click Add SEPA Direct Debit.
  5. Enter a name that you'll recognize for your SEPA Direct Debit, and click Next.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Fill in the form with your address and banking info, and then click Next.
  8. Review the bank account verification instructions, and then click Next.
  9. Check your bank account for a deposit from Microsoft that is between EUR 0 - 2.00. (Depending on your bank, this can take 1-3 days.)
  10. On the Payment Methods tab, click Verify this account.
  11. Enter the amount deposited to your bank account or the 3-digit code, and click Next.
  12. When you see a confirmation message, click OK.
  13. If you want to make SEPA Direct Debit your primary form of payment, on the Payment Methods tab, click Set.
    The word Primary will appear next to your SEPA payment method.
  • Adding funds using SEPA Direct Debit can take up to 5 business days for the first payment and up to 2 business days for subsequent payments.
  • Before you can associate a SEPA payment method to other accounts, you will need to have made at least one successful payment on the first account using this SEPA payment method.
  • For questions or problems with SEPA Direct Debit transactions, please contact your bank.
  • For instructions on how to delete a payment method, see Deleting a payment method.

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