How to Join Medium Partner Program from India and Other Non-supported Countries


Medium Partner Program

Medium is a wonderful place to write content, build an audience, and get paid for your writing. To get paid from Medium you have to enroll yourself in Medium Partner Program (MPP). But to enroll yourself in Medium Partner Program (MPP) you have to meet certain eligibility criteria.

  1. To join the Medium Partner Program you have to be based in one of the countries listed here (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States). Don’t worry if you are not from these countries there is a quick trick this post is all about that. So keep reading.
  2. You must publish at least one story to apply to the Partner Program.
  3. You need to have at least 100 followers to apply.
  4. You should publish at least once every six months to keep earning.

Let’s move to the main story.

Note: Use the links given in this article to subscribe to Payoneer and Medium Membership

First Step…

To keep your chances high. Subscribe to medium membership. The charges are $5 per month or $50 Annually. I promise you won’t regret for spending in future.

Upgrade to medium membership only with the below link.

Become a Medium Member

Second Step…

To meet the criteria of 100 followers. There is only one solution. That is Stay active on Medium. 

Join Medium Communities and engage your articles with other Medium members. For engaging collaboration with other users Become a Medium Member.

Third Step…

Once you met the 2, 3 and 4 criteria. Let’s crack the 1st criteria.

Step 1: Medium Membership

To keep your chances high. Subscribe to medium membership. The charges are $5 per month or $50 Annually.

Upgrade to medium membership only with the below link.

Become a Medium Member

Step 2: Set up a Payoneer account.

Click here to create your Payoneer account.

Important Steps While Creating a Payoneer Account

  1. Pan card & Bank account is Required to set up.
  2. Verify your account to be approved at the end successfully.
  3. Wait till you get the approval mail from them or verify your account further if prompted.

You are now all set to register for the Medium Partner Program (MPP). Please follow the rest of the steps in the article to join the MPP.

Step 3: Set-up for Medium Partner Program

Non-stripe countries will not be allowed to click the “Continue to payout setup” to enable that, switch the VPN to US location and reload once!

Important steps to be followed:

  1. Fill in the exact details from that of payoneer account.
  2. Select US for Country doing business in.
  3. Leads to Stripe account either sign in or sign up if not have one.
  4. Enter the US business address & Phone number (probably with help of known people from US or random). This step is tedious one where I got stuck with, Make sure you enter valid address & phone number of US in the business section of Stripe until the prompt invalid goes off.
  1. Fill the bank details of routing & account number from Payoneer-> Receive->Global Payment Service->Virtual US account->Details (copy& paste)
  2. Business website will be pre-filled with our medium profile ID and add any name for business name for payouts or as Medium.

Note: You have to fill US business section details valid until it accepts. Would suggest you to seek help from Relatives/friends in US or type in random, it may work sometimes!

  1. SSN(social security Number) a 9 digit number where US permanent residents possess for tax, wages purposes. Hopefully, this will be last one to pass the test.

Search for a random SSN generator and pasted one. By some luck when clicked the submit button, Successfully entered the MPP🧙‍♂️

  1. One more step, Tax submission form where you should enter current home address as from Payoneer with Pan card number.
  2. Select W-8ben in the drop-down of tax form & Agree to all terms n Services followed by.

Yup!, it’s done. Now that you have to curate really Good content in order to get reach, claps, views so that you may earn well!

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