Answers to some of your common billing and payment questions.
Farmers offers a number of convenient ways to pay your bill:
You can make online payments with your bank account or credit/debit card for personal auto, home and umbrella policies, and for commercial policies. If you have your policy number and zip code, you can get started here.
You can make payments from a checking or savings account, or with Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express® and Discover® credit or debit cards.
To make an online payment without logging in to a Farmers.com account, you can click here.
To make an online payment while logged in to your Farmers.com account, click Pay Bill for the desired account. Modify Payment Amount and Payment Date if you wish. Then select or add the Payment Method you want to use and click Continue. If you need to modify any payment information, click Cancel to go back to the previous step. When everything looks correct, click the Payment Authorization checkbox and click Submit Payment.
You will receive an immediate confirmation message for each payment you submit. Shortly after making your payment, you'll also receive an email confirmation.
Look at the bottom of your check. Most banks print a nine-digit routing transit number on the left and your checking account number on the right. Please contact your bank with any questions about your routing or account numbers.
To view your payment history, log in to your Farmers.com account, click Payments and select View Payment History from the menu.
Processing begins on your payment date. Funds are typically withdrawn from a bank account within one to three business days. Charges to your credit card are usually completed on your payment date.
Log in to your Farmers.com account, click Payments and select View Payment History from the menu.
On the Payment History page, select the billing account for the scheduled payment you wish to cancel and click Cancel This Payment. Click Yes in the popup to complete the cancellation. Your payment status will now show Cancelled.
You may only cancel a payment while it's still in Scheduled status — generally up to one business day prior to the payment date.
Please note when cancelling a scheduled payment that an alternate payment may be needed to keep the account current.
A payment method is a bank account or credit/debit card you can use to make a payment online. A payment method can be stored on your Farmers.com account for the next time you want to pay online.
You can set up a payment method in your Farmers.com account by clicking on Add Payment Method when you select Make a Payment, Set Up Automatic Payments or Manage Payment Methods from the Payments link.
Choose Add Payment Card or Add Bank Account, enter required account information, accept terms and conditions, and click Save. You will now see your payment method listed on the page.
A nickname is any name you choose to easily identify a stored payment method.
Yes. At your request, Farmers can automatically draft payments from a bank account or credit/debit card on your due date. You can set up automatic payments in your Farmers.com account — or you can ask your Farmers agent for help.
While logged in to your Farmers.com account, click Payments and select Manage Automatic Payments from the menu. Select or add a Payment Method, review and accept automatic payment terms and conditions, and then click Save.
The amount due for each payments will be drafted automatically on each statement’s due date.
While logged in to your Farmers.com account, click Payments. When the option of stopping an automatic payment is available — usually up to one business day prior to a scheduled draft date — you can select Stop Automatic Payment this Billing Cycle.
Please note when canceling an automatic payment that an alternate payment may be needed to keep the account current.
It can take up to three business days for your account to reflect a payment made in your agent's office. If it has taken longer than three business days, please contact your Farmers® agent or call us at 1-888-327-6335.
Online payments may not be available for reasons like these:
If you’re enrolled in Paperless Billing, you will receive email notifications when your electronic bills are ready. Paper statements are mailed at least 20 days before your due date.
In addition to the convenience of receiving bills and billing reminders by email, enrolling in Paperless Billing may also reduce or eliminate service charges.
While logged in to your Farmers.com account, click My Profile and scroll to Paperless Options. Click Edit my Paperless Options. Choose your desired paperless options, agree to the paperless terms and conditions, and click Save.
Your billing preference will start with your next billing statement.
While logged in to your Farmers.com account, click Payments and choose View Statements and Notices from the menu. On the Statements & Notices page you can select a billing account you wish to view. Clicking View Document will open a separate window with the statement or notice. From this window, you can save your statement by printing or downloading.
There are several reasons your minimum amount due may change:
Farmers offers several payment plan options:
Automatic payments are available on most payment plans by bank account draft or credit/debit card.
Changes can impact each pay plan differently. See your agent to confirm availability of any payment plan for your policy type and state.
You might have been billed for property insurance that should be escrowed because:
Only someone who is a named insured on your Farmers policy is able to view your online statements. If you believe you should have access to additional policies, please contact your Farmers® agent or our service line at 1-888-327-6335 between 7:00am to 11:00pm (Central Time) from Monday to Friday, or between 8:00am and 8:00pm (Central Time) on Saturday and Sunday.
If you need assistance you can always contact your Farmers® agent or our service line at 1-888-327-6335 between 7:00am and 11:00pm (Central Time) from Monday to Friday, or between 8:00am and 8:00pm (Central Time) on Saturday and Sunday.