Waiting period for first payout on Stripe

Last reviewed: March 17, 2020

The first payout for every new Stripe account is typically paid out 7 days after the first successful payment is received. This waiting period can be up to 14 days for businesses in certain industries. This delay allows Stripe to mitigate some of the risks inherent in providing credit services.

You can confirm your payout schedule and estimated payout timing in your Dashboard.

This initial payout timing requirement cannot be waived. Any changes made to your payout timing or payout method during this time will take effect after this initial delay.

More information on payout schedules can be found here.


Your estimated payout date can be found in the Balances page of the Dashboard. If you do not receive your funds by this date:

Read more: Understanding changes to my payout delivery date