BACS Bureau Service

We make BACS our business, leaving you to concentrate on yours!

Automate your payments and collections - eleminate cheques and cash

Reap the benefits of automated payments and collections without having to purchase and administer BACS transmission software.

APT’s BACS Bureau Service

APT is an accredited BACS Bureau and has been established since 1981. Our Bureau Service offers an easy and effective way to make regular or ad hoc payments and to collect direct debits. In addition to providing a BACS accredited Bureau Service, APT is also a BACS Approved Software Supplier for BACSTEL-IP. The Bureau naturally uses our own approved software for its operation, making us proficient in all technical and administrative aspects of the BACS service.

Benefits of automating your payments or collections

  • Reduced stationery costs
    Eliminate unnecessary cheque printing, letterhead & postage costs
  • Reduced administration costs
    No more preparation and verification of cheques
  • Improved cash flow management
    You control payment and collection dates as well as amounts transferred – allowing you to accurately forecast your cash flow
  • No reconciliation
    BACS transfers appear as a single debit or credit on your bank statement
  • Greater security & reliability
    Avoid cheque fraud and theft!

Online Bureau Service

  • Your file can be uploaded by logging in to our Bureau OnLine Service through our website Files must arrive at least three working days prior to the payment/collection date.
  • A notification is automatically generated and faxed to APT with details of the file submitted for processing with email confirmation returned to you.
  • After the file has been processed, you will be notified that a Pre-Submission listing is available to be downloaded from our Bureau OnLine Service.
  • An invoice for the processing run/s will be emailed to you.

Bureau Fees

Our Bureau fees are dependent on the number of items processed. Please contact for a quotation.