A complete payments platform, engineered for growth

Fully integrated payments APIs to support any type of business—with solutions that help online and in-person retailers, subscription businesses, and software platforms and marketplaces grow their revenue and scale globally.

Always improving

Present and future proof

Payments is moving quickly. Stripe’s industry-leading platform improves every week and helps your business adapt.

Checkout

You can now apply discounts when creating subscriptions by setting the coupon parameter for Checkout.

Billing

You can now choose to automatically cancel a subscription if it's disputed.

Checkout

You can now customize the background color of your Checkout page.

Payments

You can now choose whether Stripe sends debit notification emails for SEPA Direct Debit payments.

Payments

In addition to the succeeded webhook, we now also alert you when a payment has started processing.

Checkout

You can now collect your customer's shipping address in Stripe Checkout.

Billing

You can now number invoices sequentially across your account instead of sequentially for each customer.

Payments optimization

Sell everywhere

Increase your revenue with payment options built to reach a global audience, optimize checkout conversion, and increase optimization rates with no additional work needed.

Payment methods

Learn how the right mix of payment methods can help improve checkout conversion and reach more customers.

Drive more revenue with Stripe

An IDC study shows that, on average, businesses using Stripe attribute a 6.7% increase in revenue to the Stripe platform.

59%

Higher developer productivity

81%

Fewer unplanned outages

24%

Lower cost of operations

Full-featured platform

Developer-centric

Rapidly build production-ready integrations with modern tools, from React components to real-time webhooks. Using Stripe’s developer platform means less maintenance for legacy systems and more focus on customer and product experiences.

Built for scale

Payments infrastructure that scales with your business

One global integration

Sidestep the integration costs of going global with our unified API that makes account setup consistent worldwide and lets you access Stripe’s local processing capabilities.

Battle-tested reliability

Securely accept payments backed by highly scalable infrastructure built from the ground up for redundancy, security, and velocity.

Industry expertise built-in

Rely on us to partner with the wider payments industry: local banks, major card networks, the PCI Council, the W3C, internet browser providers, and industry associations.

Security

Security and compliance at the core

Stripe’s platform includes security and compliance tools to help keep payments safe and meets the highest certification standards to help reduce compliance burdens for your business.

Comprehensive security

Data security is of utmost importance to Stripe. We invest in securing our infrastructure in close partnership with world-class security experts.

Rigorous compliance

Stripe is certified to the highest industry standards and has obtained regulatory licenses around the world.

AES encryption

All card numbers are encrypted on disk with AES-256. Decryption keys are stored on separate machines.

Isolated infrastructure

Stripe’s infrastructure for storing, decrypting, and transmitting card numbers runs in separate hosting infrastructure, and doesn’t share any credentials with Stripe’s primary services.
PCI DSS Level 1 certification
SSAE18/SOC 1 type 1 and type 2 and SSAE18/SOC 2 type 1 and type 2 reports
Money Transmitter Licenses across US
AFSL in Australia, E-Money License in Europe, and registered MSB in Canada
PSD2 and Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) compliant

Recurring payments

Bill one-off or on a recurring basis, manage subscriptions and reduce payment declines with Stripe’s recovery tools.

Platform payments

Tools that let platforms and marketplaces easily support multi-party payments and get sellers in 25 countries paid.