Here at Sunlight we love to make your deepest learning wishes come true. We work every day to ensure that your L&D journey is the best possible, and we don't like to hear something is "impossible" because we will most likely work to find a solution and turn that into something possible. However, as we are still growing, we have some small speed-bumps to get rid off, and one of those happens to be Coursera.

As you may know, when you make a new Sunlight request and it is approved (if need be), we generate a credit card for you to complete your purchase in most cases, exceptions being Amazon (we complete these orders ourselves in most cases) and sadly Coursera. Our credit cards are pre-paid cards which can only be used in the provider specified on your order, which works wonderfully with almost every provider we have tried.

However, Coursera's Payment Policy is very clear in the fact that they do not accept pre-paid credit cards, nor do they allow their courses to be gifted. The only possible way to pay is directly from the personal Coursera account of the person who wishes to enroll in one of their courses.

As this defeats the purpose of us making things easier for you (since asking for your login details would be cumbersome, not to mention unsafe), we are trying to get a partnership with them in order to come to an agreement and make it work for you, them and us.

As a temporary solution, our Coursera policy is on a reimbursement basis. What we ask is for you to pay directly for your course and provide us with an invoice (an email receipt works perfectly) from Coursera stating that you've enrolled to your course. We will then add the invoice to your order and reimburse you to the bank account of your preference. Please keep in mind that reimbursements can take up to -but no more than- 7 working days to be reflected in your bank account.

If you have further questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact us through our Concierge feature or by emailing us to support@sunlight.is.

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