Question: How Long Can A Transaction Be Pending?

Can a pending transaction be declined?

If not, such as if you enter an incorrect address, then the transaction is declined.

In either case, your bank or credit card issuer still only has the pending charge on your account.

PLEASE NOTE: Some banks or credit card issuers can take 48 hours or longer before they remove pending charges..

What happens if a pending transaction expired?

Usually transactions post before the pending transaction expires. However, the merchant may not claim the funds before the hold is released. If this is the case, it’s important to remember your available balance no longer reflects this transaction and will be reduced again when the transaction posts to your account.

What happens when a transaction is pending?

What Is a Pending Transaction? Pending means a transaction to withdraw money from or add money to your account has been submitted but isn’t complete.

Why is a pending transaction taking so long?

The exact timeframe depends on the merchant, since they finalize their transactions in batches. It’s common for them to do this once a day, but some merchants batch their transactions less frequently, resulting in the transactions that stay pending longer.