Does WooCommerce Payments require the Jetpack plugin?

WooCommerce Payments is available to stores based in the US. Based outside the US? Request to be notified when it becomes available in your country.

WooCommerce Payments 1.1+ ↑ Back to top

With WooCommerce Payments version 1.1 and newer, the Jetpack plugin is not required to use WooCommerce Payments.

WooCommerce Payments requires you to connect your site with WordPress.com, and this connection is powered by Jetpack; however, the Jetpack plugin is not required for the connection.

The Jetpack plugin may still be separately installed alongside WooCommerce Payments to add additional security, performance, and marketing tools for your store. Once installed, it will use the same WordPress.com connection created for WooCommerce Payments, so there is no need to connect again.

WooCommerce Payments 1.0 ↑ Back to top

WooCommerce Payments 1.0 required the Jetpack plugin to connect your site with WordPress.com. Based on feedback from our users, this plugin dependency was removed in version 1.1.

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