ExpressVPN Affiliate Program: Frequently asked questions
How does the ExpressVPN Affiliate Program work?
You promote ExpressVPN on your website and receive a commission for every new referred customer.
How do I join the ExpressVPN Affiliate Program?
It’s easy! Just sign up here, and our Affiliate Team will review your application in one to two business days.
What do I need to sign up?
We require that you have a live website with VPN-related content. If you don’t have this, our Refer a Friend program might be more suitable for you.
Why should I join the ExpressVPN Affiliate Program?
We are the world’s largest premium VPN service provider. ExpressVPN was founded in 2009 and is based offshore in the British Virgin Islands.
Highlights about ExpressVPN:
24/7 customer support, including live chat support
Unconditional 30-day money-back guarantee
VPN servers in 94 countries
Easy-to-use apps for all devices: Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux, and routers
Browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox
Anonymous VPN service with no activity logs and no connection logs
What are your commission rates?
Our default commissions are:
1-month subscription package - $13
6-month subscription package - $22
12-month subscription package - $36
(Commissions in USD per subscription)
Commissions are flexible, depending on the volume of signups you send to us. The more sales you drive, the more we pay. Contact the Affiliate Team to learn more about how we can work together to increase your commissions.
Do you have any banners or marketing materials for me to promote ExpressVPN?
Yes! We’ll provide you with all marketing collateral, such as banners, screenshots, infographics, videos, and logos, once you sign up for our program.
How does the ExpressVPN Affiliate Program track clicks?
We track clicks with a reliable in-house system, so you never lose any of the commissions you refer.
What marketing methods are not allowed?
We do not allow the following:
Spam or unsolicited email promotions
Spamming on blogs, forums, social media, or any other commenting systems
Any other type of illegal or deceptive marketing
Use of materials that infringe on our intellectual property rights
Brokering or sub-affiliates
Pop-up or pop-under advertising
For more info, please refer to our Affiliate Terms of Service page.
ExpressVPN affiliates found violating or attempting to circumvent these rules will have their commissions voided and payments withheld. Additionally, they will be banned from further participation in the ExpressVPN Affiliate Program.
Can I advertise ExpressVPN through PPC?
Yes. As an ExpressVPN affiliate, you can advertise ExpressVPN through PPC, but:
You are not permitted to bid on brand keywords that include any variations or misspellings of ExpressVPN (brand terms).
You are not permitted to include ExpressVPN in any text ad that is used to promote your website through paid search programs.
You are not permitted to link directly from your Google Ads to ExpressVPN. We do not allow domain masking.
How do I get paid?
We pay affiliate commissions once per month through PayPal. When you sign up, don’t forget to add your PayPal details to your affiliate account. For commissions exceeding $1,000 monthly, we support payout by direct wire transfer.
What is the minimum payout?
Our affiliate program has a minimum payout of $50. If the amount is less than $50, the commission will roll over to the next payment cycle.
What is your payment cycle?
We aim to pay all affiliate commissions by the 15th of every month for the previous month’s commissions.
Does ExpressVPN pay recurring commissions to affiliates?
No, we work on a CPA basis with all of our affiliates.
What happens if a commission comes from a fraudulent signup? Will I still get paid?
No. If a customer fails our fraud checks and is declined in your affiliate panel, we will not pay commissions.
Do you have a reseller program?
No, we don’t have a reseller program. You can promote ExpressVPN on your website if you have one.