1. Who has to take the pledge for paying the fee?
All users who have sold any product or service by posting a free ad on OLX are required to pay 1% of the sale price as a fee to OLX.
2. How do I know whether the sale was made through OLX?
All sellers should confirm with the buyers whether they have been redirected from OLX.
3. How do I calculate the Fee?
The fee is 1% of the sale/rent value sold through the free ad on OLX. If the total fee value (within a week) is less than PKR 150, it can be donated to a government-verified social welfare organization.
List of recommended organizations:
- Edhi Foundation
- Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan
- Chhipa Welfare Association
- Aga Khan Foundation
- Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital
The fee is 1% of the value made.
4. The fee is applicable to all sales made through a single OLX Ad?
Yes, if multiple sales are made through the same OLX Ad, then fees will be applicable on each sale made.
5. How do I pay the fees?
Payment can be made via online channels when an ad is marked as sold through OLX or deactivated.
Fees can also be paid via IBFT to the following account:
ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS PAKISTAN (SMC-PVT) LTD
Account No.: 02540105130117
ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS PAKISTAN (SMC-PRIVATE) LIMITED
Payment proof has to be shared on the WhatsApp number +92 315 8662610
6. Is the fee to be paid by the seller or the buyer?
It is the seller’s responsibility to pay the fee.
7. Can I combine the fee payments to OLX on a weekly basis?
Yes, fee payments of the week can be combined and paid together if the number of sales is high.
If total weekly fees are below PKR 150, then it can be donated to a government-verified social welfare organization.
8. Can I get a waiver or discount in the fee?
There are no waivers or discounts on the fee.
9. What if I don't want to pay the fee?
Users who feature their ad or have a paid ad listing don't have to pay the fee. To bypass the fee the user has to feature their free ad.
10. What if I feature the ad after pledging the fee?
Any sale made while the free ad was not featured will have the fee applicable. If a sale is made after the ad was featured, then the fee will not apply.