AdThrive Payment Methods

If you’re not quite sure which payment method works best for you, don’t worry — we’re here to help! We’ve put together this handy breakdown to walk you through your different payment options in more detail so you can make the decision that works best for you and your business.

General Information

We always aim to pay you as quickly and efficiently as possible. We send payments through Tipalti, so some of the links in this article will send you to their documentation.

The minimum payment threshold for all payment methods is $25, with the exception of the wire transfer option which has a $100 minimum threshold for most countries. Some countries/currencies have a higher threshold — you can find more information here.

Tipalti will apply a 2.5% currency conversion fee for all non-USD payments. PayPal has varying fees for each country.

Please note that certain banking institutions may require additional fees based on their systems that aren’t listed below.

Payment Method Tipalti Fee
Direct Deposit (Domestic ACH) - US None
eCheck/Local Bank Transfer None
PayPal None
Paper Check $3.00
Wire Transfer - US $15.00
Wire Transfer, Non-US, paid in USD $25.00
Wire Transfer, Non US, paid in Non USD

$20.00

 

US Publishers

Publishers located within the United States can choose from the following payment options: Direct Deposit, PayPal, Paper Check, or Wire Transfer.

Direct Deposit (Domestic ACH)

Reliable and convenient. May take several days to clear depending on your banking institution.

PayPal

Quick and convenient. Funds are transferred to your PayPal account immediately and paid in your choice of currency via the settings you’ve chosen through PayPal. Note that PayPal has specific fees of their own.

Paper Check

A physical paper check is mailed to you. Please allow up to 15 business days for paper checks to arrive. Paper checks are for deposit only and cannot be transferred to another payee.

US Wire Transfer

Quick and direct. US wire transfers have a $15 transaction fee.

Non-US publishers

Publishers who are not located within the United States can choose from the following payment options: eCheck/Local Bank Transfer (also known as International Direct Deposit), PayPal, Paper Check, or Wire Transfer.

eCheck / Local Bank Transfer (International Direct Deposit)

Can take a few days to clear. Tipalti will apply a 2.5% currency conversion fee for all non-USD payments. (Please note, beginning September 20, 2020, this option is not available for Nordic countries, including Denmark, Norway, and Sweden). 

PayPal

Quick and convenient. Funds are transferred to your PayPal account immediately and paid in your choice of currency via the settings you’ve chosen through PayPal. Note that PayPal has specific fees of their own and transferring to a bank outside of the US can incur additional fees.

Paper Check

A physical paper check is mailed to you. Please allow up to 15 business days for paper checks to arrive. Checks are for deposit only and cannot be transferred to other payees.

International Wire Transfer

Quick and direct. International wire transfers involve a $20-25 transaction fee and typically have a currency conversion fee applied at the bank level.

Transferwise/Payoneer

You may choose to use a service that provides you with a US bank account that you can access online. In this case, please reach out to let us know. We'll make an adjustment in your account that allows you to utilize the direct deposit option with your US-based bank account, while keeping your home country contact details.

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