Schedulista works with Stripe to offer the ability to take payments online. Once your Stripe account is connected, you can require clients to pay when they book, use credit card capture to secure appointments, or not ask for a card.

When using the credit card capture option, captured cards are securely stored with Stripe. A captured card is not automatically charged when the client books.

You'll need to open the client's customer record in your Stripe account dashboard to charge their captured card for services, cancellation fees, or no-show fees.

Charging a captured card

You can access your client's customer record in Stripe through a link in the full details of their Schedulista client record.

Note: Charging a captured card can currently only be done on the web 
and not through the mobile app.

(1a) On the Clients tab, click the edit button next to the client record to bring up the full details; or

(1b) Open the client's appointment on your Calendar, and click the edit button next to the client's contact information for their full details   

(2) In the Edit Client dialog, click on the view link next to the credit card on file to be redirected to the Stripe customer record

Note: if you are not logged into your Stripe account, it will prompt 
you to log in.

(3) On the Stripe customer record, go to the Payments section and click the Create link

(4) In the Create a new payment dialog, you can adjust the type of currency you want to charge the client, if needed. 

Note: This should default to the main currency of the country where
your business is located.

(5) Enter the Amount you wish to charge

(6) Confirm that this is the card on file you wish to charge, if there is more than one card on the customer's record

(7) (optional) Update the way the charge will be listed on your client's credit card statement. By default, Stripe will use your business name.

(8) (optional) Enter a Description of the service being purchased

Our typical format is "[client name] scheduled a [service name]." (ex. Felix Livni scheduled a Swedish Massage.)

Note: This description will appear on a receipt email sent to the
client.

(9) Click the Create payment button to process the payment

Stripe may ask you to re-enter your account password to authorize the charge.

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