123Reg to end direct debit payments

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123Reg are one of the most popular domain registrars in the UK and there’s important news for any ecommerce business that uses them to manage their URL. 123Reg will end direct debit as a form of payment as of the 15th January 2023. You will are already no longer able to add or change Direct Debit details.

If you currently use Direct Debit for your product renewals, you will be unable to pay using Direct Debit from the 15th January 2023. However, as payments are attempted in advance of renewal dates, direct debit payments that were requested before this date and that are currently pending, may still be taken after this date as per your direct debit instruction.

We understand this may be disappointing news and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

– 123Reg

How to set up alternative payment methods

To ensure your ongoing renewals continue to process after 15th January 2023, you will need to set up an alternative payment method on your account before 15th January, such as a credit/debit card or PayPal.

For details on how to change your payment details and default renewal method, the following Support articles may be of use:

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  1. Are they going bust, or are they not allowed to use the direct debit system because they have been abusing it or fraud?



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