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It’s free to get started. You pay nothing until you start earning. Depending on the plan you choose, Patreon receives a percentage of the income you earn through membership, plus an industry standard rate for processing payments from your patrons.

Lite

Simple tools to set up recurring support from your fans.

5%
of the monthly income you earn on Patreon

    Plus payment processing

    Hosted creator page

    Patron communication tools

    Patreon workshops

    RECOMMENDED PLAN

    Pro

    Everything you need to build a thriving membership business that provides meaningful income for you and a rewarding experience for your biggest fans.

    8%
    of the monthly income you earn on Patreon

      Plus payment processing

      Everything in Lite, and...

      Membership tiers

      Analytics and insights

      Special Offers promo tool

      Creator-led workshops

      Unlimited app integrations

      Priority customer support

      Premium

      Dedicated coaching and support for established creators and creative businesses, plus premium features that save time and reward your patrons.

      12%
      of the monthly income you earn on Patreon
      • $300/mo minimum
      • Volume discounts available

      Plus payment processing

      Everything in Pro, and...

      Dedicated Partner Manager

      Merch for Membership

      Team Accounts

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      About payment processing fees

      Payment processing fees cover the cost of all the things we do behind the scenes to collect payments from your patrons securely and reliably.
      Recurring billing

      We bill your patrons each month, and handle your patrons’ questions to ensure they’re taken care of.

      Recover failed payments

      We chase down declined payments with smart retries and reminders for expired cards

      Fraud protection

      We catch fraud before it hits your balance so you don’t have to.

      Flexible processing fees

      Standard rate

      2.9% + 30¢

      per successful payment over $3

      Micropayment rate

      NEW

      5% + 10¢

      per successful payment $3 or less

      For all payments from patrons outside the US using PayPal there is an additional 1% surcharge.

      All Patreon plans include:

      Audience ownership
      You own the relationship with your patrons. Access their email addresses or communicate one-on-one through Patreon messaging.
      Tools to manage patrons
      Track patron payments, lifetime value, & keep notes to help manage relationships with them directly.
      Flexible payouts
      Pay yourself whenever you want, or receive monthly auto payouts from your creator balance via direct deposit, PayPal, or Payoneer.
      Patron support
      We handle your patrons’ questions, payments, & concerns to ensure they’re taken care of.
      Creator-first education
      Learn how to effectively run your creative business with our workshops, world class knowledge base, and blog content.
      Mobile app
      Message your patrons and monitor your membership business with our native iOS and Android apps.

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