Stripe is a versatile payment processing gateway used by companies around the world, like Deliveroo, Lush, Missguided, and Made.com
Using Stripe is great because their set-up process is incredibly easy, and they have a great pricing structure. Furthermore, Stripe can be integrated with your “Create store”, which lets you accept various currencies, as well as credit cards and debit cards
To open a Stripe account, you’ll need:
An EIN Number (Which doola Can Provide!)
A physical location in the country of your EIN (Which doola Can Provide!)
A phone number in the US (through doola partners with a special discount)
A Government ID from any country
Are you sure these are the requirements?
Yes! Here are transcripts from our conversation with Stripe to directly confirm the requirements!:
doola: Hello! I was wondering what are the exact requirements to open a Stripe Business Account?
Stripe: Hi doola, thanks for reaching out. I see you would like to know the requirements for opening a Stripe account, is that correct?
Stripe: Nice to meet you! In order to open a Stripe account, you’ll need to have the following, in any country Stripe currently supports:
A bank account in that country denominated in a supported transfer currency for that country. For supported transfer currencies by country, see:
Or if you have a US company you are able to use Stripe connected to your US company?
Stripe: You can absolutely open a US Stripe account even if you are not a resident. The requirements I previously provided if for any supported countries. So if you have a US company you can open a US Stripe account.
How long does it take for Stripe to process payments?
Stripe payments can take anywhere from 2 business days to one week depending on your company’s location as long as it is not a high risk business. You can follow this link to find out more about your countries specific pay out date!
What currencies are supported by Stripe?
Stripe supports over 135 currencies from every corner of the globe, a wide variety in comparison to other online financial service companies. You can follow this link to find out which currencies are supported!
Unlike other payment gateways like PayPal, Stripe is optimized as an international payment gateway. doola is the perfect service to get you set up with Stripe!
With doola’s packages, you can get your:
U.S. LLC (No matter where in the world you live!)
An EIN Number (Which you can use for Stripe, but other gateways like PayPal only accept U.S. SSN’s or ITIN’s)
While PayPal may be a good option for U.S. Citizens, Stripe by far-and-away our most highly recommended payment gateway because its geared for international use!
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