Revolut has announced launched Direct Debit services for all European Economic Area (EEA) customers with local UK accounts. Revolut’s latest feature has added to its global financial retail and business platforms. The new functionality will utilise Modulr’s Direct Debits Mandate service.

This new feature allows Revolut’s EEA customers with local UK account details to make all their regular GBP Direct Debit payments straight from their Revolut accounts, whether that be retail customers paying for their gym memberships, phone contracts, utility bills or subscriptions, or business customers paying supplier bills or regular invoices.

Revolut’s retail and business customers are also protected by the GBP Direct Debit Guarantee, in the event that there is fraudulent activity or an error affecting their Direct Debit payment. Direct Debits are a simple, safe and convenient way for Revolut retail and business customers to make regular or recurring payments.

Nik Storonsky, CEO and Founder at Revolut said “Around-the-clock access to a real-time payments infrastructure is key to building any successful financial service. We are providing Revolut customers with an alternative digital payments infrastructure unshackled by a reliance on traditional and slow legacy banking. GBP Direct Debits are the latest integration, as we build towards becoming the bank of the future. With Modulr, we not only have a partner we know and trust, but one who we can work with to launch new payment products with ease.”

Vaidas Adomauskas, Head of Business Product at Revolut said “Direct Debits are one of the most requested features from Revolut for Business customers. It’s always our goal to help businesses save time and money, and this feature will make a huge difference on that front. We’re proud to be offering this feature that will transform the way businesses transact on a regular basis, whether they are paying bills or paying into employee pensions.”

Myles Stephenson, CEO and Founder at Modulr said “Revolut is a leading global challenger in financial services, and it continues to grow in its prominence as an alternative to legacy banking options. Utilising our APIs, businesses such as Revolut are able to offer customers a payments solution fit for the ‘Instant Economy’ world we live in – where payments need to be instant, reliable and easy, as customers will no longer accept anything less. With our technology, Revolut adds another string to its bow, improving the offering for existing customers and growing its appeal and attraction to new customers too.”