Merchants on our standard package:
For customers who bank with Natwest, HSBC, or Nationwide, it will only say “GoCardless Ltd” or “GoCardless.com” on their bank statement. The reason for this is that these three banks choose to ignore the full references we provide them and simply put our company name as we are processing the payment through our Service User Number (SUN).
For customers whose accounts are with other banks, a reference with appear on their bank statements in the following format.
"YOURMERCHANTNAME" refers to what you have entered for this and can be viewed or amended within the 'Name on Bank Statement' section of your Company Info dashboard settings.
The "xxxxxxx" is a seven character reference that relates specifically to that customer's mandate. This helps us locate customer accounts if they contact us asking for additional information about a payment or their account in general.
Merchants on our pro package:
Your customers will see your company name on their bank statements, according to what you selected to have registered against your Direct Debit Service User Number (SUN) when joining our pro service. Your customers will see this as follows:
GC re [YOURMERCHANTNAME]-xxxxxxx
The name does not differ between banks as it does with standard package references. However, the seven character reference afterward may not always be included, depending on the bank.