Email attendees invoices for events to receive payments offline

Receive event registrations using your WordPress website and let your attendees pay offline for their registrations with invoices.

Event organizers like you prefer Event Espresso for planning courses, conferences, nonprofit events, workshops, and more! Use an event registration plugin for WordPress like Event Espresso along with the Invoice payment method to let your attendees know how they can pay for their event registrations offline.


Why the Invoice Payment Method?


Your attendees can begin their event registrations on your WordPress website using an event registration form through Event Espresso and you can use the Invoice Payment Method to provide information on how to they can pay offline.


Event organizers choose Event Espresso so they can get started with their event registrations without needing to be a computer expert.

Online payments are recommended for your events


Are you thinking about using the Invoice payment method for your events? We recommend taking online payments instead so you can:

– Receive your funds as your attendees register without any delay
– Know who is attending your event so you can plan ahead
– Avoid the hassle of handling offline payments and needing to follow up with attendees who registered but haven’t paid

Check out what an event organizer shared about online payments:

Online payments for event registrations

PayPal or Stripe are popular choices for online payments with our members. We also support additional payment services so you can receive online payments for your event registrations.


How do I get started with the Invoice payment method for my event registrations?


Are you currently using Event Espresso for your event registrations on your WordPress website? The Invoice payment method is included with Event Espresso! You can find the Invoice payment method in your WordPress dashboard (WP-admin)Event EspressoPayment MethodsInvoice.

Need a support license for Event Espresso?

Here are the steps to get started with Event Espresso and the Invoice payment method right now.

1) Join other event organizers who prefer Event Espresso for their event registrations and purchase a support license for Event Espresso today

2) Afterward, you’ll be logged into your new account on and, a welcome email will be sent to your email address

3) Follow the quick start guide for Event Espresso to get up and running quickly with your events through Event Espresso and the Invoice payment method

As a reminder, the Invoice payment method does not transfer or move any funds. It creates an invoice after an attendee starts a registration online and on the invoice, you can include information on how they can pay (e.g. mail a check, pay in person).


Frequently asked questions about the Invoice payment method


Is a WordPress website required?
Event Espresso includes the Invoice payment method and its a plugin for WordPress so you’ll need a website running WordPress to use them. If you don’t currently have a website, then check out Event Smart where you can use event registration software with the Invoice payment method to receive registrations for your events from your attendees.

How can I set up a recurring payment, payment plan, or a subscription through the Invoice payment method?
Recurring payments, payment plans, or subscriptions are not currently supported in Event Espresso.

When I refund a payment, does it also refund through the Invoice payment method?
Refunds in Event Espresso 4 are currently a two-step process. First, apply the refund through the transaction details screen of Event Espresso in your WP-admin (WP dashboard). Then return the funds to the attendee.


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The Invoice payment method documentation can help you with questions like:

– How do I enable the Invoice payment method on my WP website once I’ve purchased a support license from
– What are some common questions about the payment gateway?

Check out the documentation for the Invoice payment method.

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