Online Bill Pay FAQ’s
Payments submitted, recurring or one time, before 2:00 AM CST Monday-Friday will be processed at 2:00 AM CST. Payments submitted between 2:00 AM CST and Noon CST will be processed at 12 Noon CST. Payments received after 12:00 Noon CST on Monday-Thursday will be processed the next business day. Payments received after 12:00 Noon CST on Friday will be processed the next business day. All payments scheduled to go on a weekend will be processed on the processing day before the weekend. All payments scheduled to go on a holiday will be processed the day before that date. Payments entered on the weekend, recurring or one time, will be processed on the next business day.
What happens if I have a scheduled payment that falls over a weekend or holiday?
If a SCHEDULED payment falls on a holiday or weekend, it will be paid on the Friday BEFORE the weekend, or the last working day BEFORE the holiday.
Yes. You will need to contact the bank for this information.
Payment history for active and deleted payees is retained and viewable indefinitely until further notice.
For an ELECTRONIC PAYMENT, allow 3 to 4 business days from when the payment is submitted.
For a CHECK, we guarantee that the check will be in the mail on the same day the payment is submitted, if it is entered before 12:00 Noon CST. (This is the same as if you wrote a check out of your checkbook, and put it in the mail on the same day). Allow 5 to 7 business days for a check payment.
Please note that we have no control over the U.S. Postal Service.
Electronic payments are validated against the available account balance prior to processing, and check payments settle against your account like any other check, therefore, there is no dollar limitation on payments made through Bill Pay. You are limited only by the amount of funds in your account.
Yes. After the check is printed and mailed, payment history will show the check number for that payment. The stop payment would be added in the same manner as for a regular check written out of your checkbook. ELECTRONIC payments cannot be stopped.
You can pay ANYONE in the United States from the next-door neighbor, to the utility company, to the bank, and even a child in college across the country.
Yes, your memo will appear on paper check bill payments. The memo field is 40 characters long. Any amount over 40 characters will be cut off. Memo field information will not appear on electronic payments.
For an ELECTRONIC PAYMENT, funds are debited the same day that the payment is sent, providing it is sent by 12:00 Noon CST. Electronic payments submitted after 12:00 Noon CST are debited the next day during bill pay processing.
CHECK payment funds are debited from the account when the check clears your account at the bank.
CHECK payments are handled in the same manner as a check written out of your checkbook against an insufficient balance.