Merchants

Becoming a Valora Merchant

You can use the Valora app to accept payments in Celo Dollars (cUSD). Valora is designed to be easy to use and will help you integrate digital payments to your business. In this article, you'll learn about Valora's features and how to get set up to receive payments. 

Why Use Valora as a Payment Option?

Valora offers several benefits to further power your business:

  1. Direct Payments. Receiving a digital payment from a customer directly means you can retain more of your money’s full value with less costs and fees. 

  2. Secure. Valora is powered by a network with cutting-edge security features that uniquely help keep your money secure. 

  3. Easy to Use. The Valora user interface is designed for easy navigation, so that accepting payments through the app can be seamless and more transparent. You can also track your business transactions right in the app. 

Please note that there are currently limited cash-out options available. The Valora team is working hard to create more cash-out options for the future.

Setting Up Valora as a Payment Option

Here are the steps to set up your Valora and start accepting cUSD:

  1. Download Valora

    1. Go to your App Store (iPhone users) or Google Play (Android users) and search for “Valora App”

    2. Download Valora and create a new account using your mobile phone.

    3. Confirm your phone number.

    4. Set up the Account Key.

  2. Set up your visual assets

    1. Check the Merchant Web and Store Resources for materials that you can use to let your customers know that you are accepting Valora and Celo Dollars (cUSD).

  3. Accept Celo Dollars (cUSD)

    1. Your Valora app is ready to accept Celo Dollars. You can use your Valora’s QR code to receive payments from your customers. Customers just need to scan the QR code to pay. Contact us at support@valoraapp.com if you need support in training your staff.

  4. Choose how you want to convert your Celo Dollars to your local currency.

    1. Several international exchanges allow you to convert your Celo Dollars to another currency. Check this article on Where to get Celo and cUSD for more information.

The Cost of Using Valora

The Celo Network has minimal fees (as low as cUSD $0.001 per transaction) associated with payments in order to support security and speed of transactions. Valora will always clearly display any fees charged so there are no surprises or hidden costs. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for common questions regarding Valora.

Accepting Celo Dollars 

How much is the cost of this payment solution?

There is no fee to download Valora as a payment solution. The Celo Network has minimal fees (as low as $0.001 per transaction) associated with payments in order to support security and speed of transactions. Valora will always clearly display any fees charged so there are no surprises or hidden costs.

For cash-in and cash-out, third-party platforms also charge fees.  

Can you support my store staff?

Yes, we’re happy to help ensure that your experience is seamless. Please contact us at support@valoraapp.com.

Get in touch

You can reach us within the Valora app by going to the Menu > Help > Contact.

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