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Getting paid with Lightspeed Payments

After you set up Lightspeed Payments in your Ecwid store, you can start accepting payments from your customers. After the payment is processed, money will be transferred to your account.

When a customer pays with Lightspeed Payments, you will see the transaction information on the Finance page in your Ecwid admin. All payments will be automatically deposited into your bank account within 2 business days. When you get your first payout, it may take up to four business days.
The payout is the transaction amount, less associated fees. Lightspeed Payments has the 2.9% + $0.30 fee per online transaction.

Payouts schedule for Lightspeed Payments

To estimate the date you will receive the funds for a specific transaction, add two business days after the cutoff time. The cutoff time for all transactions is 11:59 PM EST. Transactions made on weekends and holidays are sent at the cutoff time of the following business day (i.e. Monday for weekends):

Transaction date   Deposit date
Monday  Wednesday
Tuesday  Thursday
Wednesday  Friday
Thursday  Monday
Friday  Tuesday
Saturday and Sunday  Wednesday
Please note that when you get your first payout, it may take up to four business days.

Payout statuses for Lightspeed Payments

To get a better understanding on what’s going on with your finances, you can check the current payout status on the Finance page in your Ecwid admin. Each payout will show one of the following statuses:

  • In progress: this payout is still being processed.
  • Funded: this payout has been sent to your bank.
  • Error: there was an error processing this payout.

Please note that some banks may delay processing times depending on their capacity during periods of high activity. If you see a Funded status in your report with no corresponding deposit in your account, you will need to contact your bank directly to troubleshoot the delay.

Changing your bank account details for Lightspeed Payments payouts

You can change your bank account for payouts. Once you do that, all transactions from Lightspeed Payments will be transferred to a new bank account.

To change your bank account details, you need to send the following information to :

  • A bank account associated with the Sole Proprietorship/LLC/Corporation name provided in the application for enabling Lightspeed Payments. It should be the account where your processed funds will be deposited.
  • An image with the following data visible: Business legal entity name or DBA name, routing number, account number. It can be a voided cheque, bank letter, bank statement, or online banking environment.

Once you send the information, your bank account details will be updated in 48 hours. You will receive an email when it's done.

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