Registering and using InvoiceNow in Xero

Here are the easy instructions to set up InvoiceNow in Xero.

Xero E-invoicing Set-up Instructions

Watch this instructional video

You can watch this quick video on how to set up InvoiceNow in Xero, or follow the step-by-step instructions below.

How to set up InvoiceNow in Xero

Step 1

Visit the Invoici from Xero site and navigate to the integration page. ( and click Connect to Xero. Log in to Xero using your Xero credentials.

Peppol e-invoicing with Xero online accounting
Peppol e-invoicing with Xero online accounting

Step 2

Click Allow access and choose the Xero organisation to connect to Invoici from Xero.

Step 3

Invoici from Xero collects organisational information from your Xero organisation. Review this information and ensure that a unique company identifier is entered in the appropriate field. This should be your organisation’s UEN (Unique Entity Number).

Step 4

Once you’re happy the information is correct, tick the checkboxes and click Confirm Details.

You’ll see confirmation that your Xero organisation is now connected to the Peppol e-invoicing network.


Sending invoices with InvoiceNow

Step 1

When you’re ready to send an invoice to your customer(s), select the email option and enter your contact’s e-invoicing email address. This is a unique address that contains the organisation’s UEN, e.g. where 123456789M is the UEN.

Tip: Add your contact’s e-invoicing email address to the contact record in Xero.

If an email already exists, select Add another person and enter the email as a secondary address and check the box Include in emails.

Step 1

Step 2

All invoices sent via the e-invoicing network will show a confirmation message along with a unique transmission ID in the History & Notes section.

Receiving invoices with InvoiceNow

If you receive a bill (an invoice from your supplier) via the e-invoicing network, the bill will be created in a draft status. Review the bill, assign an appropriate chart of account code (eg Sales) and tax rate, and approve.

Need help or more information?

If you need more information on how to send and receive invoices with InvoiceNow, take a look at this Xero Central article.