Add a Custom Field to the Billing Address in WooCommerce Checkout

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to enhance the checkout experience in your WooCommerce store by adding a custom field to the billing address section. Adding custom fields allows you to collect specific information from customers during checkout, improving order processing efficiency and enabling better communication.

* Snippet Name:   Add custom field to billing address
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// Add custom field to billing address
function wps_custom_add_billing_field( $fields ) {
    $fields['billing_custom_field'] = array(
        'label'       => __( 'Delivery Instructions', 'text-domain' ),
        'placeholder' => __( 'Enter any special delivery instructions here', 'text-domain' ),
        'required'    => false,
        'clear'       => true,
        'priority'    => 120,
        'type'        => 'text',

    return $fields;
add_filter( 'woocommerce_billing_fields', 'wps_custom_add_billing_field' );

Code Explanation

  • In this code snippet, we’re using the woocommerce_billing_fields filter hook to add a custom field labeled “Delivery Instructions” to the billing address section. This field allows customers to provide any special delivery instructions for their orders.
  • The field is optional (not required), has a placeholder text for guidance, and is of type “text.”

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