Funds from an orders placed with a COD payment option are reserved until 7 days after the latest estimated delivery date of that order to ensure that you have enough funds to fulfill any refund requests from buyers.
If you use ship tracking through an integrated shipping provider, we can calculate the delivery date more accurately rather than estimating it. Funds from these orders are put into reserve until 7 days after the actual delivery date of each order.
After the 7-day reserve, the funds will be eligible for payment on your next settlement date, as long as you have a positive account balance.
Here's how the reserve works:
If your account is in good standing, you can transfer Available Balance funds by clicking the Request transfer button on the Payments report. You won't see this option if you have transitioned to a delivery date payment schedule because of a performance review.
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