Pay-as-you-go - Reuters News Agency


Our new content licensing with PAYG gives you on demand access to the best content in the world.

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Discover millions of pieces of content with ease and purchase only the assets you need. You no longer require a subscription to use a specific asset from Reuters or any of our more than 70 global content partners.

With our new pay-as-you-go, you can license and download content simply by using your credit card.

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Available in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom and Switzerland.

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Search, filter, and compare multiple content pieces from more than 70 global publishers and save them into collections. Decide which assets best suit your needs and only pay for what you download.

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Whether you’re looking for breaking news content, trending videos or spectacular imagery, never miss a moment with Reuters pay-as-you-go. If you need a specific asset that is not currently part of your subscription, you can now access Reuters and partner content and license it on-demand through Reuters Connect.

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Enhance your editorial content with pay-as-you-go. With pay-as-you-go, you can license text, picture, video or audio content with your credit card. Pay individually for each asset with no commitment to a lengthy subscription, or additional charges. Just follow these easy steps to license and download content and make your online payment.
Frequently Asked Questions

What types of cards are accepted?
We currently accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express credit and debit cards.

What countries can benefit from pay-as-you-go?
Currently, pay-as-you-go is available in Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, the U.S. and the UK. We will be adding more countries in the future.

Can I use a personal credit card?
Yes, we accept Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit and debit cards.

Can I download assets for commercial use?
Pay-as-you-go is currently set up for licensing editorial content only. If you are interested in licensing content for commercial or creative purposes, use the Contact Us section from within the asset to get a quote.

I am already a Reuters client. Can I benefit from the pay-as-you-go functionality?
Yes, pay-as-you-go is available to current Reuters customers based in Canada, France, Germany. Switzerland, the U.S. and the UK who do not have a Reuters Points subscription.

What’s the difference between Points and pay-as-you-go?
We want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to get the content they need, when they need it. With pay-as-you-go, you can license content outside of your existing subscription. Pay-as-you-go gives you the ability to act fast when the unprecedented happens.

You may choose to purchase a Reuters Points subscription which can be cost-effective. If you need to license a higher volume of content in the longer term. Please contact us if you are interested in a Reuters Points subscription.

What are the license details of an asset purchased through pay-as-you-go?
Your license is for editorial use only. You can list your media properties when you’re going through the Pay-as-you-go purchase process. You have 30 days from the purchase date to publish content in your media properties. Once the content has been published, you have a perpetual right to display that content where it was initially published.

Why are there different prices for the same asset?
The price for licensing content for editorial use depends on the type of usage (e.g. digital or print) and the size of the audience associated with the media properties where you intend to publish the content.

Where can I access the invoice for my pay-as-you-go purchase?
Invoices are sent to the email address you used to register your Reuters Connect. Invoices are also available in the Settings page in Reuters Connect.

Answers to frequently asked questions about Reuters Connect can be found on this page.