Credits over quota

Learn what credits over quota are and how to enable, disable and manage this option in your account

Updated over a week ago

Credits over quota are a flexible solution that is, by default, automatically enabled once you've reached a paid plan's monthly or yearly quota of Search and/or Verification credits.

With this option, you won't have to wait until your billing cycle renews to have credits available again, as you can start using credits over quota at a unit price immediately.

You can use credits over quota on any paid plan, and the unit rates and limits vary according to the plan selected.

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Credits over quota limits

Each paid plan has a maximum number of credits over quota based on their term, monthly or annual, and their type of plan.

πŸ’‘ By default, you can use the same amount of credits over quota as your plan's monthly or yearly credit limit.

Credits over the quota for monthly plans will reset each billing cycle. Instead, credits over quota for yearly plans will be available for the entire year until the end of the billing cycle and start as soon as the yearly credit limit included in the plan has been reached.

Monthly plans

Starter

Growth

Business

Monthly Search quota

500

5,000

50,000

Monthly Verification quota

1,000

10,000

100,000

Max. Over quota Search credits

500

5,000

50,000

Max. Over quota Verification credits

1,000

10,000

100,000

Yearly plans

Starter

Growth

Business

Yearly Search quota

6000

60,000

600,000

Yearly Verification quota

12,000

120,000

1.2M

Max. Over quota Search credits

6000

60,000

600,000

Max. Over quota Verification credits

12,000

120,000

1.2M


How to enable/disable credits over quota

Credits over quota are enabled by default for your subscription. The Account Owner can edit this option in the Subscription tab.

Simply click on the Disable/Enable or edit limits link, and a popup message will show up:

Uncheck the option Allow credits over quota to disable credits over quota, or check it to allow credit usage over quota.


How to limit over quota credits

If you don't want your team to use more than a specific number of credits over quota, it's fairly simple to set a maximum limit of Search and Verification credits per month or year, based on the type of plan (monthly or yearly) you're on.

In the Subscription section of your account, click on ''Disable or edit limits''.

You can then set any number between 0 and the maximum available quota for Searches and Verifications in your plan:

These numbers can be edited anytime to ensure your team doesn't use more credits over quota than what has been established.

πŸ’‘ Monthly plans will have a monthly usage quota limit, whereas yearly plans' usage quota limits represent a 12-month plan duration and are referred to as a yearly quota limit.


Billing of credits over quota

Credits over quota are charged at a unit price and are billed at the end of each billing cycle or when reaching the billing threshold set at your current plan's cost.

The price for credits over quota is established when you sign up for the plan and is visible in the ''Review your order'' step:

By default, credits over quota are automatically enabled in your account once you've reached your monthly or yearly quota, and you can monitor its usage in your dashboard:

Once the billing cycle ends, a single charge will be made for all credits over quota used during that period.

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