Is Stripe PCI Compliant?

Published on : 30 Jul 2021

Is Stripe PCI Compliant

Stripe is a very popular payment service platform that makes it easy for businesses to accept credit and debit cards over the internet. This payment service handles nearly billions of dollars each year of several companies around the world. Businesses approach Stripe since they specialize in online payment and ensure secure payment transactions.

Moreover, since they specialize in online payments, their infrastructures are designed and developed to meet the highest security standards for the payment industry. They are PCI-certified platforms having dedicated auditors that regularly examine systems to ensure compliance. So, coming to our question of whether Stipe is PCI Compliant? Well, the answer is yes Stripe is PCI Compliant. The platform makes a lot of the work associated with maintaining PCI compliance a lot easier for Merchants. 

However, that said, Merchants are still required to ensure compliance with the PCI DSS standards since they are the ones accepting payments from customers. So, it is their responsibility to ensure maintaining a secure environment for the payment transaction. So, when Merchants choose Stripe to handle their payment information, it does reduce the scope of compliance but, does not rule out the need for Merchants to meet PCI DSS Compliance. 


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Narendra Sahoo
Narendra Sahoo

Narendra Sahoo (PCI QPA, PCI QSA, PCI SSF ASSESSOR, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, 27001 LA) is the Founder and Director of VISTA InfoSec, a global Information Security Consulting firm, based in the US, Singapore & India. Mr. Sahoo holds more than 25 years of experience in the IT Industry, with expertise in Information Risk Consulting, Assessment, & Compliance services. VISTA InfoSec specializes in Information Security audit, consulting and certification services which include GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA, NESA, MAS-TRM, PCI DSS Compliance & Audit, PCI PIN, SOC2 Compliance & Audit, PDPA, PDPB to name a few. The company has for years (since 2004) worked with organizations across the globe to address the Regulatory and Information Security challenges in their industry. VISTA InfoSec has been instrumental in helping top multinational companies achieve compliance and secure their IT infrastructure.