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How long does it take for my Bell payment to be processed?

The processing time depends on the payment method you use. Please see the table below:


Payment methodProcessing time
Pre-authorized payment
Pre-authorized debit Every month 18 calendars days after the bill date
Pre-authorized credit card Every month, 7 business days after the bill date
Banking services
Phone/Internet banking 2-5 business days
Bank teller Up to 5 business days
Credit card
On mobile device, bell.ca, agent Within 30 minutes
Mail
Cheque/money order Up to 10 business days
Money Mart/Insta-Chèque
Money Mart or Insta-Chèque counter Up to 5 business days
Western Union
Money order at Western Union 2-5 business days
Quick Collect at Western Union Same day if paid Monday-Friday between 9 am and 5 pm ET
In person
Bell store Up to 10 business days


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