Become a Shopify Affiliate

Earn commission when you refer new merchants to select Shopify plans or Shopify Point of Sale (POS Pro).

Two ways to refer and earn

Shopify Plan referrals

Get paid when you refer new merchants to eligible Shopify plans.

Shopify POS Pro referrals

Earn up to $500 USD for every eligible Point of Sale Pro referral.

It pays to be an affiliate, literally. And earning starts with referring.

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Join thousands of affiliates from across the globe

Content creators, course educators, influencers, and review sites are helping their audiences launch successful businesses on Shopify, while earning competitive referral commissions, and elevating themselves as leaders in the industry.

We’re committed to your success

We help you make the most referrals possible with resources to support your content development and assist your referral traffic’s conversion rate. Get access to a library of global creative, ready-made education and lead magnets, and detailed performance insights through your personal dashboard.

Meet some of our affiliates

Adrian Morrison Content Creator and Course Partner

Founder of Ecom Success Academy. Adrian is one of the most recognized Shopify Experts in the world. Tens of thousands of people around the world have learned how to get started with dropshipping from his training. He has been a valued partner of Shopify since 2015, providing high quality education for merchants.

Tony Bui & Phuc Nguyen from Pagefly App Developer and Content Creator

Empowering 90.000+ merchants worldwide, PageFly is the leading Shopify Page Builder app providing extensive templates and features to help brands build their own custom online stores and grow conversion rates.

Sarah Chrisp Content Creator and Course Partner

Founder of the popular ecommerce YouTube channel Wholesale Ted. Sarah shares her tips, tricks & strategies she has learned by turning her teenage ecommerce side hustle into a 6-figure semi-automated business.

Ezra Firestone Content Creator and Course Partner

CEO of Zipify Apps, BOOM! by Cindy Joseph, and Founder of Smart Marketer. Ezra has founded multiple 7- and 8-figure brands. He is an outspoken proponent of “people over profit”, and educates business owners on how to build brands with integrity and purpose.

Nathan Chan Course Partner

CEO and Founder of Foundr Magazine. A global media and education company that connects millions of people every month with some of the most successful living entrepreneurs of our generation. Entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, and many more. Foundr breaks down their strategies and experiences into actionable, battle-tested content through free training, online courses, magazines, podcasts, videos, and blogs. Its mission is to help founders start, build, and grow a successful business.

Steve Benjamins Review Site Partner

Founder of Site Builder Report, Steve has been building websites for the last 20 years. His websites have been featured in Wired, The Next Web, Smashing Magazine, The Huffington Post and Forbes.

Become a Shopify Affiliate Partner

Frequently asked questions

The Shopify Affiliate Program includes entrepreneurs, educators, influencers, and content creators who inspire and teach their audience about entrepreneurship with Shopify. The program is free to join, and allows you to monetize your audience and earn commissions from each new Shopify merchant referral.

To apply, you must:

  • Own and run an active website
  • Have an established audience
  • Create original content, such as online courses, seminars, blog posts, or videos
  • Have an experience with Shopify or other e-commerce platforms
  • Have read and agreed to the Shopify Partner Program Agreement

Our team will carefully review your application and in most cases, applications to the Shopify Affiliate Program are processed within 5 business days. If your application is approved, then you'll receive an email confirming your acceptance and some tools to help you get started.

For denials, due to the high volume of submissions, Shopify doesn't provide feedback on individual applications.

Yes. The Shopify Affiliate Program is global and we welcome you to apply as long as our third-party affiliate software supports your country of residence.
Upon acceptance into the Shopify Affiliate Program, you will receive access to our third-party affiliate software where you can create and manage your affiliate referral links. When educating your audience about Shopify, always include your affiliate referral links. Our tracking cookie window is 30 days.
You're eligible to receive a fixed-bounty for all full price plan merchant referrals. There is no maximum number of merchants you can refer, we want you to earn as much as possible.

The Shopify Affiliate Program supports payment by direct deposit to your bank account or PayPal.

The Shopify Affiliate Program requires a minimum balance of $10 USD before withdrawals can be made. Affiliates can choose to be paid when their balance reaches a certain amount or on a bi-weekly basis. Please note that regardless of your region/country, all commission payments are made in USD.

You can track your total merchant referrals and those who have successfully switched from a trial to a paid plan. For privacy reasons, you cannot track the revenue of a specific merchant.
Visit Shopify's brand guidelines to ensure you are correctly using our brand assets. By using our brand assets, you indicate your acceptance of our Trademark Usage Guidelines and you understand that a violation of these guidelines will result in the termination of your Shopify Partner account.