How to Enroll in Autobilling for Your Shop

Automatic Billing (also known as autobilling) allows payments to be processed automatically to a card on file. That way you can focus on your shop, and not your monthly statement.

Currently, autobilling is only available for US-based shops. If your shop is based in a different country, you won’t see the option to use autobilling.

Learn about autobilling:

How to enroll in autobilling

What does autobilling automatically pay?

How to turn off autobilling

What happens if statement is past due


How to enroll in autobilling

To enroll in autobilling from

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Finances.
  4. Click Payment account.
  5. Click Enroll in autobilling.
  6. Choose a credit, debit or reloadable prepaid card on file to automatically pay your Etsy statement. You can also add a new credit, debit or reloadable prepaid card.
  7. Click Enroll in autobilling.

When you enroll in autobilling, Etsy will charge the card you have on file with your account's current balance. If your statement has no outstanding balance, your account won’t be charged yet.

Learn how to update your billing card.

To enroll in autobilling from the Sell on Etsy app:

  1. Open the Sell on Etsy app.
  2. Tap More.
  3. Tap Finances.
  4. Tap Payment account.
  5. Under Sign up to pay your bill automatically, tap Enroll in autobilling. You'll be directed to mobile web to complete sign up.

What does autobilling automatically pay?

There are two types of payments that are processed automatically with autobilling:

The previous month’s statement

On the first of every month, you’re charged for any outstanding fees from the previous month. You need to have enrolled in autobilling before 12:00am UTC (or 7pm ET) on the last day of the prior month for the monthly automatic payments to begin.

Fee threshold

If, before the first of the month, your outstanding fees are greater than or equal to a predetermined amount known as your fee threshold, you will be charged the amount of the outstanding fees. You can see your fee threshold under your Current balance in Recent activities.


What’s my fee threshold?

If you are a new seller, your initial fee threshold is set at $25.00.

If you are an existing seller, we will look back up to three months to take the highest of your monthly statements. Based on this highest monthly statement, we will set your initial fee threshold at the next higher fee threshold, according to the chart below.

Fee Threshold Tiers










For example, if your last three monthly statements were $13.70, $22.80, $43.20, the highest statement would be $43.20. The next higher fee threshold would be $50.00, so your fee threshold would be set to $50.00.


Changes to your fee threshold

As you sell on Etsy, if your fees increase above your current fee threshold and trigger a fee threshold payment, we will bump you up to the next higher fee threshold. ($1,000.00 is the highest fee threshold.)

For example, you have a current fee threshold of $25.00 and you've listed more items and made a number of sales. Suddenly your fees total $27.40. In this case, you’ll receive a charge of $27.40 and your fee threshold will be bumped up to the next fee threshold of $50.00.

When your statement balance approaches your fee threshold, you'll receive a notice from us letting you know that you are close and that an automatic payment is likely to be charged soon.

Please be sure to review Etsy's Fees and Payments Policy.


How to turn off autobilling

To turn off autobilling on

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Finances.
  4. Click Payment settings.
  5. Click Billing.
  6. Click Turn off autobilling.
  7. Confirm by choosing Turn off Automatic Bill Payment.

It may take a reasonable amount of time to stop your autobilling after we receive your notice. This means that an additional automatic payment may be made to your card account while we process your request.


What happens if statement is past due

If a payment can’t be processed, you'll receive an email and on-site notifications reminding you to provide full payment within 5 days. You can make a manual payment to keep your account in good standing.

After 5 days, your account may be suspended. You'll need to make a manual payment for your total outstanding balance and confirm your credit card information on file.

Once your total outstanding balance is paid, your account will be automatically reinstated.


How to pay a failed autobilling charge

If your account is restricted due to a failed autobilling charge, you can manually pay your total outstanding balance to restore your account.

To manually pay your balance:

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Finances.
  4. Click Payment settings.
  5. Click Billing.
  6. Check that the card on file is up-to-date. To update your card, click Edit or Add a new card.
  7. Click Finances.
  8. Click Payment account.
  9. Click Pay now.
  10. Select to pay your Statement Balance.
  11. Choose your payment method.
  12. Click Submit Payment.

Learn how to update your billing card

How to pay an overdue statement and restore your account

Etsy accounts with an overdue statement may be subject restricted account privileges and shop suspension. Learn how to pay your statement and restore your account.

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