What is a payee?

A payee is the recipient of a payment.

Remember, to make a payment or send money to someone, you must first add and activate them as a payee on the Bank of Ireland App, 365 online, the Mobile Banking app or the Tablet Banking app.

There are a number of payee types available on 365 online:

Republic of Ireland payee types

  • Bill Payee - e.g. BOI credit card, Electric Ireland, and Virgin Media etc.;
  • SEPA Payee
  • International Payee

Northern Ireland and Great Britain payee types

  • Send money within the UK
  • Send money outside the UK – SEPA transfer
  • Send money outside the UK – Non SEPA
  • Bill payments e.g. BOI credit card"

There are a number of (ROI) payee types available on the Mobile Banking app:

Republic of Ireland payee types

  • Bill Payee - e.g. BOI credit card, Electric Ireland, and Virgin etc.;
  • SEPA Payee - Available to Republic of Ireland customers only;
  • International Payee - Available to Republic of Ireland customers only;

Northern Ireland and Great Britain payee types

  • Send money within the UK
  • Bill payments

Available on Mobile Banking app and Tablet Banking app

Not available to UK customers the Mobile Banking app. UK payees and Bill Payees are available on Tablet Banking app

See Bank of Ireland App or 365 online for other available payee types

There are several payee types available on the Bank of Ireland App. The payee types available to you will depend on your selection of country and currency when adding a new payee.

Republic of Ireland payee types:

  • Bill payee - For example, BOI credit card, Electric Ireland, and Virgin etc.
  • SEPA payee
  • International Payee

Northern Ireland and Great Britain payee types:

  • Bill payee - For example, BOI credit card.
  • UK payee - Available to UK customers only.
  • SEPA payee
  • International payee

Please note

Processing times and fees and charges will apply depending upon the payee type.

Last updated: September 04, 2020

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