Shop Pay Installment FAQ. How do payments work? Will it impact my credit score?

What is the option to pay in installments on Shop Pay?

When checking out with Shop Pay, you now have the option to pay now or later. Paying in installments on Shop Pay allows you to split your purchase amount into 4 equal, biweekly installment payments—with 0% interest, no hidden or late fees, and no impact on your credit score.* In some instances, your first payment is due when you make your purchase; otherwise, your first payment is due 2 weeks after your purchase.



Which payment methods are accepted if I use the option to pay in
installments on Shop Pay?

The installments option on Shop Pay is available on debit and credit cards.



Are there late fees?

No, there are no late fees if you miss a scheduled payment.



Will checking eligibility impact my credit score?

No, checking your eligibility with Shop Pay Installments will not impact or affect your credit score*.



What if I make a return on a purchase made through installments with Shop Pay?

If we process a refund, the refunded amount will be returned to your original payment method within 3-10 business days, and your balance will be updated. If your refund is less than your total purchase balance, it might not lower your next payment. Instead, you can expect fewer payments, a smaller final payment, or both. If your refund is more than your purchase balance, the difference will be returned to your original payment method within 3-10 business days.



Have more questions?

For questions about installment payments on Shop Pay, visit https://shop.affirm.com/help.
For questions about Shop Pay or the Shop App, visit https://shop.app/help/shop-pay.





*Payment options are offered by Affirm and are subject to eligibility check and may not be available in all states. California residents: Affirm Loan Services, LLC is licensed by the Department of Business Oversight. Loans are made or arranged pursuant to California Financing Law license 60DBO-111681.

Jan 29, 2021

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