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Queries relating to Stripe accounts, fees & functionality.
When do I get paid? When are payouts processed?
Once you’ve made your first charges with Stripe, your first payout will be initiated, and should post within seven days. Thereafter, all US-based merchants will receive payouts on a rolling two-day schedule. Payout schedules vary slightly for merchants outside of the US. See your country’s payout schedule You can link your bank account, and set the frequency of these payouts, in your Stripe Dashboard’s Balance(https://dashboard.stripe.com/ba
Why is my Stripe account restricted?
Stripe accounts are usually approved instantaneously, however sometimes there are delays or more information is required by Stripe before they can fully activate your account. To find out more about this, please check out https://support.stripe.com/questions/how-long-is-the-approval-process and if you would like to contact Stripe about removing the restriction on your account, please contact them here(https://support.stri
What payment types are supported? e.g. Visa, Amex, Discover etc
Stripe supports all major credit and debit cards, plus other payment methods. To find out which specific payment methods available in your country, please see Stripe’s Payment Options page and select your country at the page’s bottom-left corner. Here are some examples: U.S. businesses can accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, Diners Club, and China UnionPay. Australian, Canadian, European, Hong Kong, and Singaporean b
What will my customers see on their credit card statement?
Customers will see the descriptor that you provide in your Stripe Account settings. (Look for the Statement Descriptor field.) You can customize this entry to match your business name or anything more specific you might like.
Is Stripe secure? Will I be PCI-compliant?
Yes! Stripe meets and exceeds the most stringent industry standards for security. Stripe is also audited by a PCI-certified auditor, and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. (This is the highest level of certification available.) You can learn more about the technical details of Stripe’s secure infrastructure at: https://stripe.com/docs/security/stripe. You can see Stripe’s PCI certification here(http://www.visa.com/splisting/searchGrsp.do?c
What is Stripe's pricing?
Get charged only when you earn money. No monthly fees, setup fees, or hidden costs! For detailed pricing information by country, please see https://stripe.com/pricing and select the relevant country at the page’s bottom-left corner. The following examples show basic pricing for U.S. users only: Credit card processing 2.9% + 30 cents (USD) per transaction $15 (USD) for disputes ACH payments 0.80% per transaction, with a $5 (USD) cap
How does Stripe work with Charge for Stripe?
With Stripe, you can start accepting credit and debit card payments almost instantly. You can either create a new Stripe account, or connect an existing Stripe account if you already have one. Get started here and then download Charge for Stripe to start accepting mobile credit card payments on your phone, quickly and easily.
What is a dispute and how do I handle them?
A dispute (also known as a chargeback) occurs when a cardholder questions a charge with their bank or credit card company. When a dispute comes in, Stripe gets information about it from the bank, and displays one of eight reason categories to our users. Depending on the reason, the Stripe Dashboard will guide the user through submitting the best type of evidence to support the charge, as outlined here: https://stripe.com/docs/disputes/categories(https://str
What is Stripe?
Stripe is a simple and powerful way to accept payments online. Stripe has no setup fees, no monthly fees, and no hidden costs. Hundreds of thousands of businesses—ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies—rely on Stripe’s software tools to accept payments securely and expand globally. Stripe is available to businesses in 25 countries. With Stripe, you can accept all major debit and credit cards from customers in every country in 135+ currencies. You can learn more at [https://stripe.com/cu
Can I disconnect my Stripe account from Charge for Stripe?
For sure! If you want to remove Charge for Stripe from your Stripe account, you can do so by logging into your Stripe account, selecting Connect -> Settings -> Connected Applications (or click on the link below) and then click the “X” next to “Charge for Stripe” to remove it from your account. Once disconnected, you will no longer be able to process payments using Charge for Stripe unless you reconnect your account. Reference: https://dashboard.stripe.com/account/applications(https://dashboar
When to contact Stripe versus when to contact Charge for Stripe?
Contact Charge for Stripe about these types of questions: Functionality relating to the Charge for Stripe app Issues with the Charge for Stripe app or functionality not working properly Queries about what the Charge for Stripe app can or can't do Suggestions about functionality you would like to see added to the Charge for Stripe app Contact Stripe about these types of questions: Quest
I can’t login with my 2-factor authentication (2FA) code – why not?
If you have 2-factor authentication (2FA) active on your Stripe account, you can still access the app, please just follow these steps to complete the process. USING GOOGLE AUTHENTICATOR 1. Open Charge for Stripe, set a pin code and then tap the 'Connect with Stripe' button and you will be taken to a login screen to enter your Stripe account details. Enter your credentials, but don't press submit yet. 2. Leave the app and open Google Authenticator. Wait for your Stripe code to update and lon
How do I get a Stripe account?
You can sign up for a Stripe account by visiting their website here.
“This account cannot make live charges” – why not?
If you encounter this message when trying to process a payment it is due to your account not being activated. Please go to https://dashboard.stripe.com/account/details and complete the account activation process and you will then be able to process payments. You can learn more about this at https://support.stripe.com/questions/how-long-is-the-approval-process and reach out to
Do you offer a discount for nonprofit organisations or charities?
If you are a nonprofit organisation, please check out https://support.stripe.com/questions/fee-discount-for-non-profit-organizations for details about how to apply for discounted fees.
Which currency/currencies can I use?
Charge for Stripe will supports almost all currencies which are supported by Stripe, which currently (as of August 2019) sits at more than 130, as you can see here. If your currency is not currently supported, please let us know here and we’ll do our best to get it added ASAP.
Can I use multiple Stripe accounts?
Yes! Charge for Stripe allows you to add multiple accounts to the app and switch between them to view data or process payments on whichever account you would like.* To add additional accounts, simply select ‘Accounts’ from the overflow menu and then select “+” and go through the process to login to your Stripe account and select the account you would like to add into the app. To remove an account, sele