How do I contact FreshBooks support?

Support is free and available during office hours. Self-serve support is available globally and 24/7 through our help centre here and through our chatbot, FreshBot.
FreshBooks support uses SendSafely to send and receive sensitive and financial information between you and FreshBooks. You may be asked to send or receive files through SendSafely during your conversations with FreshBooks support:
  • Whatever is sent or received using SendSafely is end-to-end encrypted so outside parties cannot read its data
  • Email validation is used for access, so only intended recipients can access the files
  • Any files uploaded through SendSafely are set to automatically expire some time after upload
Explore any of our support resources below:

Contact Options

In order to get the most efficient help possible from our support team, use FreshBot from within your FreshBooks account to access your available support options. Depending on your time of request, region, and plan type, FreshBot may provide you with one or more of the following:
  • A region-specific phone number
  • Live chat for specific regions
  • Email ticket to an appropriate support specialist
If you have an active FreshBooks account:
If your FreshBooks account is active, use the below step to reach our support team:
  1. If you’re logged into your FreshBooks account, access the FreshBooks support page here
  2. Otherwise, log into your account at
    1. If you're on a mobile browser, select the 3 stacked lines first
    2. Then select the ? icon
      Help icon in top right corner of account.
  3. For Email Support, select Ask Us
    Ask Us button on contact support page.
    1. Enter in “contact support
    2. Follow FreshBot’s instructions to submit an email
  4. For Phone Support, scroll down to the bottom of the page to view your region-specific phone number
  5. Select Show Support Key (or use SHIFT + K as the keyboard shortcut). You’ll need to provide this over the phone to verify your identity.
    Support key pop-up showing a six digit code.
For other users:
If you can’t log into your FreshBooks account, or you don’t have a FreshBooks account yet, use these steps to reach our support team:
  1. Select Get Help in the top corner of the help centre
  2. Try asking FreshBot your question if it can be answered instead
  3. Otherwise enter “contact support
  4. Follow FreshBot’s instructions for a region-specific phone number or to submit an email.

Ask FreshBot

Our support chatbot FreshBot is available 24/7 and uses machine learning (AI) to match your question with an answer. Answers are written and updated by FreshBooks support to ensure they are accurate and helpful. FreshBot can give you quick and concise answers, and direct you to helpful FAQ articles in our help centre for more in-depth information.
Tips for using FreshBot
  • Use short phrases
    • For example, try “subscription receipt” instead of “where can I get a copy of my receipt?
  • Ask one question at a time
    • For example, try “how do I delete an invoice?” instead of “how do I delete an invoice and do a refund?
  • Try different ways of asking your question, using different words
  • Select any suggestions to view the answers for them or for next steps
  • When prompted, sign into your FreshBooks account for answers specific to your business and role
  • If you need to talk to a Support Specialist, enter in “contact support
We’re always working to improve FreshBot. Rating and submitting feedback at the end of every conversation that you have helps us make the necessary improvements so that FreshBot can continue to be effective.

Help Centre

The FreshBooks help centre is full of detailed information on how to use your FreshBooks account with step-by-step instructions. Use the search if you have a specific question, or browse to learn about FreshBooks and its features. The help centre is updated with the latest updates and improvements on a regular basis to help you find what you need. If you have any feedback for the help centre, please pass it along by contacting Support directly.
Searching is the quickest way to find information on a specific topic or the answer to a specific question.
  • When using the search, use short and simple keywords like “send invoice” instead of “I really need a way to send multiple invoices
  • Use keywords that appear in FreshBooks, like “recurring payments” instead of “auto payments” for better results
  • Articles related to your search will appear even if the keywords you use aren’t in the title
Browse by feature area if you aren’t sure where to start. Articles are organized based on the navigation inside your FreshBooks account.
  • Select any category to view all sections and articles under that category
  • Some sections may have more articles that are hidden from the view, select View All to view more articles
    View all link next to a section title with articles underneath.