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Set Up a Recurring Payment


A recurring payment automatically makes payments to a Pay To account at regular intervals for an amount you choose. After you set up a recurring payment, the payments to the Pay To account are made automatically for the duration you choose or until you cancel the recurring payment.

To set up a recurring payment plan:

  1. Select the Automatic/Recurring payments link under the Bill Pay tab.
    The Automatic Payments Overview page opens.
  2. Select a Pay To account from the Set up a recurring payment plan list of the Set Up Automatic Payments box.
  3. Select Go.
    The Set Up a Recurring Payment page opens.
  4. Under the Set up a recurring plan label, select a Pay To account from the dropdown menu and select Go.
    The Set Up a Recurring Payment page opens.
  5. In Pay From, select the account where you want to withdraw the funds for the payment.
  6. In Payment Amount, enter the regular amount for the recurring payment.
  7. Select the amount for the last payment.
    • Select All payments are the same amount if each recurring payment should be for the regular payment amount.
    • Select The amount of the last payment should be if your last payment is for a different amount, such as the final payment of an installment loan. Then, enter an amount for the final payment.
  8. If you want to add a payment memo, select the Add memo link.
    A memo text entry field displays.
  9. Enter your payment memo notation up to 34 characters.
  10. If the payment memo can be sent with the payment, a Send memo with payment checkbox will display. Select the checkbox if you want your payment memo to be sent with the payment.
  11. In Deliver First Payment On, enter the delivery date for the first payment. Use the calendar icon to select the date on which to deliver the first payment.
  12. In Send Payments, select the frequency that you want to make the payment.
    • Weekly  Every week on the same day of the week you scheduled for the first payment.
    • Every two weeks  Every other week on the same day of the week you scheduled for the first payment.
    • Twice every month  Every month on the same date you scheduled for the first payment. The second payment will be made 15 days after the first payment date. For example, if you schedule the first payment with a payment date of 06/05, the next several payment dates are 6/20, 7/5, 7/20, and 8/5.
    • Every four weeks  Every 28 days from the previous payment date, starting with the first payment date.
    • Monthly  Every month on the same date you scheduled for the first payment.
    • Every two months  Every other month on the same date you scheduled for the first payment.
    • Every three months  Every three months on the same date you scheduled for the first payment.
    • Every six months  Every six months on the same date you scheduled for the first payment.
    • Every year  Every twelve months on the same date you scheduled for the first payment.
  13. Select the duration for the payment. You can select only one of the three duration options.
    • Until I change or cancel this payment schedules the recurring payment indefinitely until you cancel the recurring payment or change the duration by editing the recurring payment.
    • Until a total of X payments have been delivered schedules the number of payments you enter.
    • Until but not after schedules the payments for the frequency you set until the date you enter.
  14. If you want to send email alerts for this payment plan, be sure that your valid email address is contained in the Email address field.
  15. Select the check boxes to choose which alerts you would like to receive via email about this Pay To account.
  16. Select Set Up Payment.
    The Set Up a Recurring Payment Plan: Completed page opens to show you the recurring payment options you chose.
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