How to Set up and Activate Stripe Payments – Stripe set up tutorial

Here is a short tutorial on the steps to create a Stripe account so that you can accept online payments or contributions.

About Stripe

How to Set up and Activate Stripe PaymentsThe two Irish developers, John and Patrick Collison, from Limerick started Stripe  in2010. They wanted to provide an easier way for developers to implement payment gateway system for apps and websites. Later on, Stripe partnered with Visa and other credit card companies and it is now one of the most secure, payment systems in the world, with a strong focus on fraud prevention. It was also one of the first payment gateways besides PayPal that allows for recurring charges on customer credit cards. The combination of ease of integration and high security standards make it the most popular payment gateway system. Are you ready to get started?

Step 0: Have all information ready – you need all this

  • Country you’re located
  • Business description
  • Business type
  • Tax ID
  • Business address
  • Business website
  • Your legal name
  • Your date of birth
  • Your social security number (for US, it will vary by country)
  • Business name and phone number to show on customer’s credit card statement
  • Your bank details including account number and routing number

Step 1: Enter the Registration Page on

How to Set up and Activate Stripe Payments – Open your Internet Browser and go to

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