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What Forms of Payment Do You Accept?

SmartHost offers multiple convenient payment options, accepting Visa and Mastercard through Stripe as our secure payment processor, as well as payment by cheque, bank transfer and Paypal.

Available Forms of Payment

SmartHost accepts the following credit cards:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Cheque

Credit Card Payments

We use Stripe as our trusted payment processor to ensure all transactions are carried out securely.

Why Stripe?

Stripe is a globally recognised payment processor known for its high standards of security. By choosing Stripe, SmartHost ensures your financial details are encrypted and protected against fraud. SmartHost does not store or have any access to your payment information.

Key Features of Stripe

  • Secure Data Encryption: Stripe employs encryption methods that are compliant with industry standards.
  • Fraud Prevention: Advanced machine learning algorithms help identify and prevent fraudulent transactions.
  • Ease of Use: The Stripe payment interface is intuitive, making it simple for you to complete the payment process.

How to Make a Payment

Making a payment for your SmartHost services is a straightforward process:

  1. Log into your SmartHost account.
  2. Navigate to the Billing section.
  3. Choose your service plan.
  4. Select either Visa or Mastercard as your payment method.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the transaction.

Bank Transfer

For those who prefer traditional methods or are making larger transactions, we also accept payment via bank transfer. Our bank details are displayed on the invoice you will have received. Please reach out to our customer support team to get the necessary details for initiating a transfer if you do not have the information.

  • Processing Time: Please note that services will not be activated until the payment has cleared, which may take additional time.


We also accept payments through PayPal, a popular online payment system.

  • Ease of Use: You can easily link your PayPal account for payments, streamlining the process for future transactions.
  • Security: PayPal offers strong buyer protection, ensuring your financial details remain private.

Payment By Cheque

If you prefer traditional payment methods, we accept cheques as well. We accept cheques made payable to SmartHost Web Services Limited. Please send cheques to our head office at:

SmartHost Web Services Limited
Unit C3, Airside Enterprise Centre,
Airside, Nevinstown East,
Swords, Co. Dublin,
K67 T9H9

  • Processing Time: Please note that services will not be activated until the cheque has cleared, which may take additional time.
  • How to Pay: Cheques should be made payable to “SmartHost Web Services Limited” and posted to our main office address.
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