Queued Payouts

Check about scenarios when payouts are queued and how to cancel a queued payout.


When you do not have sufficient balance to process a payout, we queue the payout instead of failing the payout, saving you time and effort.

Payouts that are queued get processed when you add funds to your account. Know more about

, whether it is current or virtual account.

Watch Out!

Any payout in queued state for more than 3 months will automatically be cancelled/rejected by the system.

Handy Tips

  • This feature is available to you by default. You do not need to do anything to enable the feature.
  • A payout is queued only when there is insufficient funds to process the payout. You cannot use this feature to schedule a payout. If you want to schedule your payouts, use .

Queued payouts are processed in a first-in-first-out (FIFO) basis. If a payout cannot be processed due to insufficient balance, Razorpay attempts to process the next payout in the queue.

Account BalanceActionPayout Status
₹5,000Create 3 payouts:
  • Payout A → ₹6,000
  • Payout B → ₹3,000
  • Payout C → ₹5,000
  • Payout A → queued( insufficient balance). Account balance → ₹5,000.
  • Payout B → processed. Account balance → ₹2,000.
  • Payout C → queued( insufficient balance). Account balance → ₹2,000.

Once a payout is queued, it can have the following statuses during its life cycle:

  • queued
  • processing
  • processed
  • reversed
  • cancelled
  • failed
Payout life cycle

Know more about

.

Handy Tips

The Pending and Rejected states are available only if you have

enabled on your account.

You can cancel a queued payout using the

.

Payouts Demo

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