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Braintree

Braintree

Innovation + experience + scale

As a PayPal service, our innovative payments technology, scalable solutions, and legendary white-glove support are backed by one of the world’s largest and most trusted fintech brands. Put our extensive knowledge, deep relationships with issuers and financial institutions, and 20+ years of online payments experience to work for you.

What is Braintree?

Braintree is a full-stack payments platform that makes it easy to accept payments in your app or website. Our service replaces the traditional model of sourcing a payment gateway and merchant account from different providers. From single-touch payments to mobile SDKs and foreign currency acceptance, we provide everything you need to start accepting payments today.

Who can use Braintree?

All kinds of organizations use Braintree to accept payments in mobile apps and websites. From startups in garages, to not-for-profits, to some of the largest online retailers, we have more experience working with new business models than any other payments provider. However, due to legal and regulatory compliance reasons, we are unable to work with some business types. More information is available in our Acceptable Use Policy.

Where in the world is Braintree available?

Braintree is available for merchants in the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR China, Malaysia, and New Zealand. In legal terms, you have to be domiciled in a supported country/region to use Braintree, but no matter where on the planet your buyers are, we’ve got you covered. From multi-currency presentment to settlement to everything in between, we can help you grow and eventually Go global if that’s the right path for you.

What kinds of payments can I accept with Braintree?

Merchants in the US can use Braintree to accept PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Venmo, and most credit and debit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB, and Diner’s Club.

How long will it take to get a Braintree account?

Some merchants can start using Braintree immediately after filling out our signup form; in other cases, we’ll need to gather some additional information before you can start processing. If that happens, we will be in touch within one business day.

How soon will I get my money after the transaction is processed?

For US merchants, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover transactions are usually deposited into your bank account in 2-3 business days. American Express transactions are typically deposited in 3-5 days or LESS.

Do you offer data portability?

Yes. Your data belongs to you. We’re confident you’ll love the service you get from Braintree, but if you ever need to leave, you can easily take all of your customer data with you. Braintree pioneered data portability and we work to earn your business every day.

Can Braintree help protect against fraud?

Yes. Braintree includes sophisticated fraud protection for merchants of every size, at no additional cost.

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