Syncing Expensify and Evernote

Important Notes

  • To get receipts from Evernote to Expensify place the receipts in your Expensify Notebook inside Evernote and, if relevant, sync your Evernote client.

  • Expensify will import any new receipts once a day.  If you want to manually import new receipts go to Personal Settings > Connection > Resync.

  • If your Expensify-Evernote connection isn’t working via Evernote Desktop, in Expensify go to Personal Settings > Connections > Resync
  • The Evernote-Expensify integration currently supports the following file formats: .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .pdf, and .txt. If you’d like to import HTML receipts into Expensify, we recommend sending these files to

The Expensify-Evernote integration imports image and plain text receipts. For any HTML receipts, use ‘Forward via Email’ in Evernote to send these to

Create your Evernote-Expensify Connection

Step 1: Go to Personal Settings > Connections. Click connect an Evernote account.

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Step 2: Click connect my accounts 

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Step 3: Log in to Evernote.

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Step 4: Click Authorize.

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You are now connected to Evernote! Read below to see how to send receipts from Evernote to Expensify. 

Send Receipts from Evernote to Expensify

Once you have set up your Evernote connection in the manner described above, you will see a Notebook titled “Expensify” in Evernote. To send a receipt to Expensify simply place the receipt in your Expensify Notebook.

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That’s it! That image will now appear in your receipts page on Expensify. 

Automatically Export Reports to Evernote

Expensify can automatically export any of your reports once they become approved, closed, and reimbursed. This only affects reports where you are the submitter.  To enable this first set up your Evernote connection, then go to Personal Settings > Connections, press the settings cog next to the Evernote connection, and enable the Automatically Export option and click Save.

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