Urgent Help Needed: Shopify Payments Payouts on Hold Without Notification

candycave
Tourist
5 0 1

Hi everyone,

I’m reaching out to see if anyone has experienced a similar issue and can offer advice. My Shopify Payments account has been put on hold without any prior notification or clear reason from Shopify. Here’s what happened:

A few days ago, I noticed that my payouts were suddenly on hold. This came without any warning or email from Shopify, which is incredibly concerning. I’ve tried contacting Shopify support multiple times through live chat, phone, and email, but I haven’t received any concrete information or timeline for when this will be resolved.

This hold on funds is severely impacting my business. I’m struggling to pay suppliers, meet payroll, and cover other essential expenses. If this issue isn’t resolved soon, it could potentially ruin my business.

I have already checked my account information to ensure everything is accurate and up-to-date. I’ve also made multiple attempts to communicate with Shopify support, but their responses have been vague and unhelpful.

Has anyone else dealt with this issue before? What steps did you take to resolve it? I’m particularly interested in understanding:

  • Why this might be happening.
  • How long the review process typically takes.
  • Any additional actions I can take to expedite the resolution.

Any advice or insights would be greatly appreciated. I’m feeling quite desperate as this situation is putting my business at significant risk.

Thank you in advance for your help!

Replies 6 (6)

Gulfstream
Visitor
2 0 0

I have the same problem

candycave
Tourist
5 0 1

How long have you had this issue ? Have they requested any information from you ?

Gulfstream
Visitor
2 0 0

Almost a week... They asked me only about my VAT number, but my payout is still on pending and i do not see the money on my balance anymore. Its just 0.

candycave
Tourist
5 0 1

Did you have any success yet? i still have no success, and no requests for documents, chat support is a waste of time!

 

InkandPostcard
Tourist
3 0 0

I am having the same issue has have been waiting over two weeks now! No updates as to when the issue will actually be resolved!

candycave
Tourist
5 0 1

Did you have any success yet? i still have no success, and no requests for documents, chat support is a waste of time!