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Payment Processor Setup

In order to make money using Simplero, you will need to set up a Payment Processor.  Simplero never handles your money - your payment processor does.

To Add Payment Processors

  1. Select Settings from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. Select the Payment processors tab
  3. The Default processors will be listed (Bank Transfer, Cash, and Store credit)
  4. Select the Enable link in the far right of any of these payment processors you'd like to use
  5. In the upper right corner select +Add a payment process button if you'd like to add another
  6. You will have 4 options to choose from

    • Stripe - This payment processor can be used for automatic payment collection and is ideal for subscription pricing and payment plans.
    • Paypal - Paypal is unable to automatically collect payment; instead if you choose to use this for payment plans and subscription pricing your clients will receive an invoice and need to go in and make a payment. If you use it for a one-time purchase price then they will not receive an invoice, the money will be deducted automatically. 
    • Other payment processors - Simplero is able to work with over 60 different payment gateways via Spreedly.
    • Manual payment processor - Use this for things like wire transfers or other means where you will ask people to pay, and manually keep track of when they paid and report it back to Simplero.
  7. Once you have chosen the processor you want to use, select the blue button next to it and follow the screen prompts for completing set-up.  

European payment methods supported by Stripe

Stripe supports a number of popular European payment methods including Bancontact, EPS, Giropay, iDEAL, Przelewy24, SOFORT, and SEPA Direct Debit.

Stripe makes these payment methods available out-of-the-box for users in all countries excluding Brazil, India, and Malaysia.

This means that you no longer have to manually activate these payment methods from your Stripe Dashboard. You will still be able to check your payments settings to confirm which payment methods are available to you.

What Happens when People Buy through Simplero and When Does the Money Show up in My Account?

Your money stays with you. We never touch your money, ever. 

If you're using PayPal, then your money goes straight into your PayPal account, and from your PayPal account, you can transfer them to your bank account when you wish. This takes a few days to process. 

For any other payment processor, the money is typically deposited directly to your bank account, either immediately, or after a delay of between 1 and 40 days, depending on the agreement you have with your payment gateway.

Many payment processors charge a transaction fee.  That fee goes to the payment processor and the card issuer (VISA, MasterCard, etc) not to Simplero. 

Strong Customer Authorization (SCA)

SCA is a European regulation which you can read about here

It went into effect September 14, 2019 and Simplero is 100% SCA compliant. 

Last updated 11 Mar 2021.