When you pay online, in person or by phone, your payment is considered "accepted pending settlement", and your account is in good standing on that same day. There is one exception to this rule: if you pay in person or on the phone with the assistance of a CenturyLink agent on a weekend or federal holiday, it will be considered accepted the next business day.
If you pay by mail, your payment should be accepted pending settlement within 10 days of the mailing date.
It usually takes 3-5 days for the payment to be fully settled with the financial institution from which you made your payment. But don't worry; as long as the payment got to CenturyLink by your due date, you'll be in good standing while the payment settles
If your payment is late, you'll either be charged a flat fee, interest based on a percentage of the amount due, or possibly both — depending what services you have with us.
Note: If you're concerned you won't be able to pay your bill, payment arrangements could be the right choice for you.
If you're worried about getting your payment to us on time, paying online, by phone or in person are the quickest options.
Sorry, we do not offer a grace period. Your payment needs to get to us by close of business on the day it's due.
Manage your account preferences and billing information online.
Make one-time bill payments online. No sign-in required.*
* Some customers may be temporarily required to sign in to Quick Bill Pay. We are working to fix the issue.
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