EPC QR codes¶
European Payments Council quick response codes, or EPC QR codes, are two-dimensional barcodes that customers can scan with their mobile banking applications to initiate a SEPA credit transfer (SCT) and pay their invoices instantly.
In addition to bringing ease of use and speed, it greatly reduces typing errors that would potentially make for payment issues.
This feature is only available for companies in several European countries such as Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, and the Netherlands.
Go to QR Codes feature in the Customer Payments section.and activate the
Configure your bank account’s journal¶
Make sure that your Bank Account is correctly configured in Odoo with your IBAN and BIC.
To do so, go to Account Number and Bank under the Bank Account Number column., open your bank journal, then fill out the
Issue invoices with EPC QR codes¶
EPC QR codes are added automatically to your invoices. Customers whose bank supports making payments via EPC QR codes will be able to scan the code and pay the invoice.
Go to, and create a new invoice.
Before posting it, open the Other Info tab. Odoo automatically fills out the Recipient Bank field with your IBAN.
In the Other Info tab, the account indicated in the Recipient Bank field is used to receive your customer’s payment. Odoo automatically populates this field with your IBAN by default and uses it to generate the EPC QR code.
When the invoice is printed or previewed, the QR code is included at the bottom.
If you want to issue an invoice without an EPC QR code, remove the IBAN indicated in the Recipient Bank field, under the Other Info tab of the invoice.