A simpler way to pay vendors and contractors.

Pay business bills with bank transfers for free or pay by card, even where cards aren’t accepted.* There’s no monthly fee and your vendors don’t need to sign up.

Melio’s pay experience, a card, and the mobile app

How it works

Step 1

Choose who to pay.

Add a vendor or bill. Or connect accounting software to sync vendors and bills.

Step 2

Decide how you pay.

Pay how you prefer: by ACH bank transfer or card. Vendors get paid their way—check or bank transfer.

Step 3

Select when you pay.

Control when your vendors receive payments, including instantly.

Payments any way you want.

Move money fast.

Your business moves fast, and so should your payments. Melio offers advanced payment methods at different delivery speeds—like instant payments,2 same-day bank transfer, and fast checks—that enable business growth.

Payment flexibility.

Pay the way that’s best for you—ACH bank transfers or card. Your vendors receive a check or bank transfer–whatever they’re already used to.

Boost your efficiency.

Improve your payment process and save hours each month with capabilities like approval workflows, recurring payments, and combined payments.

Seamless sync with QuickBooks & Xero.

Connect your QuickBooks Online or Xero account so that bills, vendors, and payments are up to date on both your accounting software and Melio.

More ways to send payments.

Pay multiple bills together.

Save time on scheduling individual payments. Collate your bills and pay them all at once. You can also combine many bills to the same vendor into one payment.

Split a single bill into more than 1 payment.

Hang onto your cash flow by splitting bills into multiple payments and payment methods. Partial payments give you more flexibility than ever—and it’s free.

Make payments across borders.

International payments allow you to pay vendors outside the U.S. in U.S. dollars for goods and services your business needs.

More ways to send payments.

Pay multiple bills together.

Save time on scheduling individual payments. Collate your bills and pay them all at once. You can also combine many bills to the same vendor into one payment.

Split a single bill into more than 1 payment.

Hang onto your cash flow by splitting bills into multiple payments and payment methods. Partial payments give you more flexibility than ever—and it’s free.

Make payments across borders.

International payments allow you to pay vendors outside the U.S. in U.S. dollars for goods and services your business needs.

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Pay vendors anywhere, anytime with the Melio app.

An easier way for you to make and track payments wherever you are. Quickly scan bills and invoices, approve or check the status of any payment—all from your phone.

Meet our customers.

Thaxton & Associates

“It's been a money saver and it's been a time saver.” Michael T. Thaxton‍, Founder and President

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Michael T. Thaxton‍ Founder and President of Thaxton & Associates
Aora Cargo

“What I like most about Melio is that it helps us to save money.” Ignacio Araya, Founder and CEO

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Ignacio Araya, Aora Cargo Founder and CEO standing with two drivers next to a truck.
De Maison East

“It normally would take an hour to pay bills. With Melio, it takes about 15 minutes.” Ryan Looper, Director

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André Tamers, founder of De Maison East and Ryan Looper, director od De Maison East drinking wine
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FAQ

Definitely. Melio is an online business payments platform in which you can pay vendors, suppliers, contractors, and other business expenses. Any business bill you have to pay is a part of your accounts payable and you can manage the payments and the AP workflow with Melio.

There are many benefits to AP automation tools. Some of those benefits include: 

  • Saving time: Traditional ways of managing AP include a lot of manual work. Automating your bill pay process can lead to an 80% reduction in time handling
  • Fewer errors: Accurate accounting is crucial for the health of business financials and growth. Accounting mistakes usually are the result of human error and can be avoided by automating your accounting, including your bill pay process.
  • Improved security: Unlike cash or paper checks, digital payments leave a clear trail and can’t get lost or stolen on the way.

You can use Melio to pay for business expenses. That includes all your vendors, suppliers, and contractors. It also includes utilities, rent, and more. The most important thing to remember is that both entities must be businesses.

To make sure your AP workflow is as efficient as can be, it’s best to use a solution that syncs with your accounting software. Melio AP solution syncs with QuickBooks Online and Xero.

Yes. With Melio, you can pay by card even when cards aren’t accepted. That way you can defer payments for up to 45 days to improve your cash flow and collect more card rewards like cash back, points, and airline miles.