Stripr 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

The two Irish developers, John and Patrick Collison, started Stripe 2010. 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 now one of the most secure, payment systems 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 makes it the most popular payment gateway system.

Step 0: Have all information ready

  • 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

Open your Internet Browser and go to

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