The invoice number is a mandatory and unique code assigned to each of your invoices.
With Qonto you can create professional invoices thanks to the automatic numbering. We will generate a unique and sequential number for you, so you will not have to worry about this step anymore.
Why are invoice numbers important?
The invoice number is a mandatory unique code assigned to each of your invoices and it consists in a combination of letters and numbers.
it must be sequential and chronological. You cannot have duplicates or skip the numerical order.
In addition, the invoice number helps you to keep track of your payments.
Set up automatic invoice numbering
From the Invoicing section, click on Create an invoice at the top of your screen. You will be displayed an activation page to automatically set-up the invoice numbering.
If you are creating your first invoice or you are switching to Qonto from another provider, you will simply have to insert the number once. We will then automatically generate all your next invoice numbers
In case you are already using Qonto to raise your invoices, we will automatically detect your last invoice number and generate the following one.
Click on continue and your set up is completed. From now on your invoices will be automatically numbered.
If you want to match your invoices with incoming payments using invoice numbers, your invoice number must follow a certain pattern:
Complete invoice patterns recognized
Manual invoice numbering
In case you need to insert a specific invoice numbers or the automation does not fit your needs, you can select the manual invoice numbering at any time:
Click on Use manual numbering in the activation page
When generating an invoice, click on Settings at the top of the page and select Manual Numbering
You can now input your desired code. If you want to revert back to the automatic system, you can easily do it from the Setting section.