Trying to set up your payment account? Great! You are one step closer to getting your first position!

The ShortStaf platform has partnered with Stripe, our payment processor, to make getting paid for the events you work easy, quick, and secure.  At this time, you're trying to complete the initial set-up for your Stripe account.  Your bank account information is required when activating your account. The type of bank account information required depends on where your bank account is located.  For typical US bank accounts, Stripe requires a 9-digit routing number and your account number. 

Below, we are going to walk you through how to fill out the registration form. 

After you click "Connect with Stripe", the page will populate with the Stripe form.

You're going to be asked for "Business Details"... Don't worry- just enter your personal information in these fields.  Use the guide below for help:

**Important Note: It is imperative that you use the same email address for your Stripe account that you used to sign up for ShortStaf. If they do not match, your Stripe account will not link properly. Use the same email address for ShortStaf and Stripe to ensure proper payment!

Business Details

For Business address, you can put your home address.
For Business phone, you can put your personal phone number.
For type of business, you can put individual, sole proprietor, or single-member LLC.
For Employer Identification Number, you can skip this field.
For Business Website, you can put the link to your personal facebook account (or social media account link).
For Business Description, you can select "personal services", then from that drop down, you can select "other personal services".
For business description text box, you can type "Event services".
For how long after paying will your customers typically receive their goods or services, you can select, "within one day".

Individual or sole proprietor details

For legal name, please put in your legal name
For phone number, put your phone number
For date of birth, put your birthday
For last 4 digits of your social security number, put the last 4 of your SS #
For home address, put your home address
For statement descriptor, you can put your first and last name
For support phone number, you can put your phone number

Bank Details

Input your bank details as outlined in the document. This includes your routing number and account number.

Authenticate your account 

Create your password

and click "Authorize access to this account".

You just created your Stripe account! Now you can apply to that job you want 😃

**Important Note: It is imperative that you use the same email address for your Stripe account that you used to sign up for ShortStaf. If they do not match, your Stripe account will not link properly. Use the same email address for ShortStaf and Stripe to ensure proper payment!

Did this answer your question?