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How long does it take to get paid?

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For your first sale, Reverb initiates your payment 1-2 business days following confirmation of delivery. After that, Reverb initiates earnings when a valid tracking number shows the item is in transit. Payment approval can take up to two business days.

First Reverb Payments sale

According to the tracking information you entered on Reverb, funds will be available for deposit 1 - 2 business days following successful delivery of the item and you will receive an email notification as confirmation. Following that, it may take 1 - 4 business days for payment to appear in your bank account. Payment timeline below:

  1. Item sold & order created
  2. 🕑 Up to 2 days
  3. Order verified & cleared for shipment For your protection, we secure payment by verifying buyer information.
  4. Item delivered or order Marked as Received Reverb uses the tracking information from your shipment to determine when it's delivered to the buyer. For local pickup orders, buyers must mark their order as received.
  5. 🕑 Up to 2 business days
  6. Funds available for deposit Payment is ready to be sent to your bank.
  7. 🕑 Up to 1 business day
  8. Payment sent to your bank It typically takes 1 - 4 business days for payment to appear in your account, depending on your bank.

After your first Reverb Payments sale

After your first sale, funds will become available for deposit in 1 business day and you will receive an email notification as confirmation. However, a valid tracking number, showing package movement via the shipping carrier, must first be provided in order for Reverb to verify payment for your sale. Following that, it may take 1 - 4 business days for payment to appear in your bank account. Payment timeline below:

  1. Item sold & order created
  2. 🕑 Up to 2 days
  3. Order verified & cleared for shipment For your protection, we secure payment by verifying buyer information.
  4. Item in-transit or order Marked as Received Reverb uses the tracking information from your shipment to determine when it's on the way to the buyer. For local pickup orders, buyers must mark their order as received.
  5. 🕑 Up to 2 business days
  6. Funds available for deposit Payment is ready to be sent to your bank.
  7. 🕑 Up to 1 business day
  8. Payment sent to your bank It typically takes 1 - 4 business days for payment to appear in your account, depending on your bank.

If you receive an email on a weekend or holiday indicating that funds are available for deposit, sit tight because Reverb will send payment to your bank at the end of the following business day. 

Funds availability timelines may also vary based on existing feedback ratings, sales volume, Preferred Seller status, price of the item, and shipping destination. For more details, check out our Payments Terms for US sellersCanadian sellers, and EU sellers.

Additional resources

How to get paid with Reverb Payments

Learn about the timeline for receiving your Reverb Payments earnings.

I still haven't received payment for my sale(s). What are the next steps?

Not seeing your earnings in your bank account? Follow these helpful steps.

Funds from my Reverb sale(s) are available for deposit. What does that mean?

Understand when your earnings are being sent to your bank account. Read more.

Why are my total earnings lower than what I sold my gear for?

Not sure why you received the amount that you did from your sale? Read more.

How to get paid with PayPal

Using PayPal for your earnings? Learn more about this process.

How do shipping labels on Reverb work?

Ready to ship your item? Read about how you can get a shipping label.

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