Merchant Referral Program

Earn $250 for every signup. Become an affiliate partner and start referring businesses to DoorDash.

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How does the Merchant Referral Program work?

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Become an affiliate partner

Complete the application to tell us about your audience, channels, and marketing strategy.

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Refer businesses to DoorDash

Use your custom affiliate link to reach restaurants, grocers, convenience stores, and other merchants.

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Track and optimize advertising and marketing campaigns on DoorDash

Earn $250 per signup

Receive a one-time cash reward for every referred business that signs up for DoorDash.

Generate revenue with merchant affiliate referrals

Generate revenue with referrals

Enjoy zero earnings caps and monthly payouts. Plus, our dedicated, in-house support team is available to answer any questions.

Easily track your success

Get access to the DoorDash merchant affiliate dashboard to measure performance, review resources, withdraw payments, and discover new opportunities to earn.

DoorDash merchant affiliate referral program

Frequently asked questions

To apply to the DoorDash Merchant Affiliate Program, you must:

  • Operate a brand or website that targets DoorDash's B2B audience of restaurants, liquor stores & florists

  • Create original content, such as blog posts, videos, social media posts, podcasts, ads, or events

  • Be familiar with DoorDash, our B2B business model, and have an established audience

  • Share details on how/where you reach your audience, and intended marketing strategies to promote DoorDash

Our team will carefully review and process your application. If your application is approved, you'll receive a notification in Impact with a custom affiliate link to promote DoorDash, as well as some tools to help you get started.

To receive a commission from DoorDash, your referral must:

  • Be a new business/merchant who has never previously created a DoorDash account (as determined by DoorDash)

  • Use your unique referral link to sign up

DoorDash Merchant Affiliate Program partners receive payouts on a monthly basis.

DoorDash will provide a custom link to track referral activity generated from your marketing efforts. You'll also be able to monitor your performance on your DoorDash merchant affiliate dashboard in the Impact platform.

There is no limit to the number of merchants you refer to DoorDash. DoorDash Merchant Affiliate Program partners enjoy zero earnings caps, so you will earn a cash reward for every referred business that signs up.

Upon joining our program, you will receive a link to the DoorDash Advertising Insertion Order, which will share all details (including limitations and policies) of our program. This must be agreed upon prior to joining our program.

DoorDash helps merchants drive incremental delivery and pickup sales, expand their reach, and increase their visibility. Our powerful logistics platform connects restaurants, grocers, convenience stores, alcohol retailers, flower shops, pet stores, and other businesses to customers in their area who can conveniently browse their menu and place an order from the DoorDash app or website.

We'd love for you to spread the word about DoorDash to consumers and drivers through our various referral programs. Please fill out the application for the program you are interested in: 

Similar to the Merchant referral program, we have an in-house team dedicated to providing support via ad copy, links, and other creative needs. Once your application has been reviewed and accepted, you will be able to start referring Dashers and consumers.