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Awaiting approval

Published on March 20, 2023 by Bogdan Kobylynskyi

Hi, Could you please advise how long the approval process takes? Thank you!

Delayed expense

Published on September 7, 2022 by Yan Horobtsov

Hello, can I please know why my expense is delayed? It's from August 25. Thanks!

Why expense review is delayed

Published on May 15, 2022 by Yan Horobtsov

Hello, why does my expense still not reviewed and not paid? Thank you.

New document on VAT?

Published on February 17, 2022 by Sam Gwilym

In the recent post about a Community forum a 'new tax system' is mentioned and tha...

Add financial host details to Github sponsors

Published on October 16, 2021 by Filipe Laíns

Github Sponsors allows us to receive donations directly on Github. Would it be possible to contact Github to add Open Collective Europe as one of the fiscal hosts? The Open Collective Foundation is already available as one of the fiscal hos...

Bank Transfer pending for a long long time

Published on May 10, 2021 by Hendrik Lehmbruch

Two questions. 1. How long does it take till a bank transfer is booked and shown on a collective page. I made a contribution more than a week ago and it is not shown on my personal side nor on the collective page! So what is gone wrong, it...

Waiting for expense to be processed/paid

Published on April 22, 2021 by Alexander Todorov

It looks like is taking longer than usual to be processed. From what I can see previous expenses have been processed in unde...

Awaiting approval

Published on March 5, 2021 by Randy

Hello, I decided to change fiscal hosts from the US-based Open Source Collective and have applied to this one on the 26th of February, but have not received any updates since, the project is:...

Paypal as payment method

Published on March 1, 2021 by Johannes Konings

Hi, is it possible to provide PayPal additional to credit card and bank transfer as payment method? Thanks and best regards Johannes

Github sponsors / stripe setup

Published on November 25, 2020 by Kordian Bruck

Hey, I'm trying to follow the docs at to set...

What is the fee? 5% or 10% ?

Published on November 18, 2020 by Erin Storm

At the top of your page it says that your fee is 5%, but in the about section, it says there is a 10% administration fee + credit card fees. Which one is correct?

Expence paying

Published on November 17, 2020 by Yan Horobtsov

Hi, how long it takes to pay the expense? While on the FAQ it's written monthly, I'm waiting for 12 days. Thanks before!

Application approval

Published on November 11, 2020 by TheMoA59

Hi, How long would it take for the approbation of the project? Are there any issue? Best Regards

Application approval

Published on November 8, 2020 by Thanassis Zografos

HI, how long does it take for an application to be approved ? Is there a way to communicate and push forward with this process ?

How long do bank transfers take to confirm?

Published on October 22, 2020 by Jstsmthrgk

Hello, I would like to ask how often incoming bank transfers are checked and confirmed. A SEPA bank transfer only takes a maximum of 24 hours and one I made last Saturday is still not confirmed. I don't want to complain about this, as this...