Affiliate Technical FAQs

Affiliate FAQs

To make your decisions easier, we have compiled a list of FAQs.

How do I join?

Join for free here today.

How long does it take for you to review my affiliate application?

Affiliate applications are reviewed and you should receive a response within 3 working days. Once approved and you have accepted the IO you can get started right away.

What kind of support do you offer?

We offer full support to our Affiliates, either via phone or email. We can always schedule to meet in person. In addition to this, once you become an Affiliate, Impact Radius have a dedicated ‘Help Centre’ if you navigate to the top right ‘?’ symbol on your Dashboard.

How does CurrencyFair know that someone has registered via my site?

Your affiliate account has a unique ID which is used to identify when you have referred a customer to us. Once that customer signs up via your link, a cookie is placed on their browser, the customer must then go on to make a transaction in order for you to be paid for the referral.

How long is the referral period?

Referrals are only considered for credit if they occur within 180 days of the action. This means that a referred customer could navigate away from CurrencyFair and providing that they return within 180 days, they will still be credited to your Affiliate Account.

Do I need a live URL to become an Affiliate?

We do advise that you have a live URL once you are applying to the programme and the more information provided the better. However the applications are reviewed on an affiliate per affiliate basis so please do drop us a line directly if necessary.

Does CurrencyFair accept all websites?

We review each application individually and evaluate whether or not we deem its nature or content suitable to represent the CurrencyFair brand.

If I live outside UK/IRL/Australia can I still join?

We welcome almost all Affiliates but cannot accept registrations from specific territories, please see these listed here.

What payment methods do the CurrencyFair affiliate programme support?

Bank Wire Transfer, in addition, PayPal is offered if the MPs account currency is USD, AUD, GBP or EUR.

Is there a minimum amount before I get paid?

There is no minimum amount, however there is a threshold for your CPA to be paid The Affiliate Referral Fee will be paid when the new referred customer sends at least the minimum money transfer amount (the "Minimum Transfer Threshold"). The Minimum Transfer Threshold for Personal customers is currently €1,000. The Minimum Transfer Threshold for Business customers is currently €2,000

What currencies can affiliates receive payments in?
Do I need to tell CurrencyFair that I am tax registered?

If your business is tax registered you must state this on your application form when applying to become an affiliate and provide the required information.

When will I be paid?

Affiliates are paid one month in arrears, on the 25th of the month. For example, September commissions earned will be paid in October.

Do I need to send an invoice to CurrencyFair?


How can I check how much I will get paid?

You can log into your account at any time to view how much you will be paid and how much you have been paid for previous months. Navigate to Finance → Earnings.

What does CurrencyFair provide in terms of promotional tools?

Affiliates have access to a wide range of marketing tools including Text Links, Banners and API functionality, anything you need in addition please email us.

How often is the system updated in order to reflect Affiliate activity?

All of the stats within the system are updated every 2 hours.

May I use the CurrencyFair logo and content on my website?

Once you have been approved as an Affiliate you will have access to a wide range of materials. Please do not alter or create your own on behalf of CurrencyFair and use what is provided in the Media Gallery. If you have specific requests, contact your account manager.

Can I get access to the CurrencyFair API?

We offer access to the API however you must contact us directly in regards this, as access is required via specific logins that we provide.