Luna here from Shopify. Thanks for bringing this to our attention in our Community forums. That’s a great question! I’d be happy to provide you with some clarity.
In the United States, Shopify Payments is the premier gateway on our platform which is Powered by Stripe. Because of this, you will not see Stripe as a payment processing option. If your client decides to use Shopify Payments, there are a host of benefits that would come along with it, such as:
For more information on Shopify Payments, check out our FAQ here. May I ask if there is a business-based reason for wanting to use Stripe instead of Shopify Payments? If so, I would be more than happy to continue looking into this for you.
Just checking in with you! Were you able to get some clarification from my response? I'd be more than happy to answer any questions you have.
All the best,