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Barclays Pingit for Business


Payment acceptance in the palm of your hand

Accept payments from anyone, anywhere in the UK using only your mobile

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device. Just let us know your number and we’ll text you a download link.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.


  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number



All you need is a mobile

Barclays Pingit enables customers to pay you with just your mobile number. You can also opt in to Paym – giving you yet another easy way to get paid when the new mobile payments service launches on 29 April.


No contract or monthly fee

The app is free to download. There’s no contract fee and you simply pay the same as you would to accept an online payment.


Quick and secure

Barclays Pingit is secure, and you get paid instantly. The money is in your account in seconds and you’re automatically protected in the event of fraud.


See which of your customers uses Barclays Pingit

When you log in, you’ll be asked if you want to sync your phone contacts with the app. It will show you who else with a UK mobile number uses Barclays Pingit, so you know you’ll be able to send and receive payments quickly and easily – no more need to wait for instructions.


  • Mobile number

    Customers can pay you by entering your mobile number into the app and there's no cap on the total payments you can receive in a day.

  • Business directory listing

    List your business in the Barclays Pingit Business Directory so customers can find, contact and pay you all from within the app.

  • Your unique short code

    A short code is a mixture of 6 letters and numbers unique to your business that customers can use without having to know your phone number. It can be found in the app.

  • QR codes

    A unique code that enables you to get paid without giving out your business mobile number. Generate your QR code

  • Stay on top of your accounting

    Find specific transactions, issue refunds and see a daily report of payments made and sent.


Register online to only receive payments without the app

You can receive payments sent from Barclays Pingit without having to download the app. Just register online and other Barclays Pingit users will be able to send you money using your mobile number, Short Code, QR code or by finding your details in the Business Directory. Payments will be sent to your selected UK bank account.

You don't need a smartphone, just a mobile with a UK number that can receive texts.

To register for Barclays Pingit, you need to be aged 16 or over.

Is there a limit to the amount I can receive in a day?

No, there is no limit on the number or total value of payments you can receive in 1 day. However, the maximum that an individual customer can pay you is £3,000 if they're a business and £1,500 if they're a personal banking customer.

Can I only use Pingit on 1 phone?

Register up to 6 smartphone users against a single account so you and your team can send and receive from all devices.

How will I know when I’ve been paid?

You can be notified of payments by text and all appear on your bank statement.

What if I don’t have a Smartphone?

If you don’t have a smartphone or if you’re just not interested in sending payments, you can register online to receive payments.

My customer doesn’t have Pingit.

Customers can download the free app to their phone to send you payments. It’s available to anyone in the UK with a current account and mobile number who’s 16 or over.

How much can I send in a day?

You can pay people and businesses up to £3,000 a day. There’s no cap to how many payments you can receive or their value.

Barclays Pingit daily limits

Find out how much money you can send and receive each day using Barclays Pingit.


Registration is now open.


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Now accepting Barclays Pingit

Barclays Bank PLC. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 122702). Barclays Bank PLC subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board. Further details can be found at Barclays Insurance Services Company Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Register number: 312078).

Barclays Bank PLC. Registered in England. Registered no. 1026167. Barclays Insurance Services Company Limited. Registered in England. Registered no. 973765. Registered office for both: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. ‘The Woolwich’ and ‘Woolwich’ are trademarks and trading names of Barclays Bank PLC. Barclays Business is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC.


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