How to do ACH payments verification: Plaid vs Micro-deposits

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October 29, 2020
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If you are a client in the US paying contractors via ACH (Automated Clearing House) bank debit there are two ways to verify your bank account.

Log in via Plaid

The first option is to use Plaid to verify your account. It's a fast and easy way to set up ACH payments through a flow designed with the user experience and security in mind. Clients are required to enter their online credentials and Plaid instantly authenticates their account.

Log in with micro-deposits

The second option is to use micro-deposits to verify your account.

The verification process is simple, 100% secure but might take a bit more time. Once you fill in your information, we will send two small amounts (between $0.01-0.99) to your account, which will appear on your bank statement. It can take 1-2 business days for these to appear.
As soon as you see them in your bank statement, return to Deel and complete verification on the Settings page, under Payment method.

You can use this payment method across teams or select the one where you want to use it. Once verified, you will not need to repeat the verification process to pay contractors in the future.

If you need help with your ACH verification, reach out to us via website chat.

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