Remote Year Referral Program Terms & Conditions

Last updated: November 15, 2017

The Remote Year Referral Program allows active Remote Year Participants, Remote Year Citizens in good standing (as determined by Remote Year), Remote Year employees, and individual Remote Year independent contractors (“Referrer” or “Referrers”) to earn Remote Year credits or money by referring friends to join a Remote Year program. To participate, Referrer must agree to these terms and conditions. Anyone that does not fit the description of a Referrer above is not eligible to participate. Capitalized terms not defined here will have the same meaning they are given in Remote Year’s Participant Terms and Conditions.

1. QUALIFIED REFERRAL (“Qualified Referral”)

For any referred person (“Referred Person”) to be considered a Qualified Referral, such Referred Person must: (a) not have applied to Remote Year prior to the referral; (b) be an individual person (as opposed to an entity or a group of people); and, (c) submit a full down payment for, and commit to join, a 12 Month Remote Year program or a 4 Month Remote Year Program, within six months of (but not prior to) the referral Submission.

In the event a Referred Person is referred more than once, only the Referrer that the Referred Person designates when they put down their down payment will be eligible to earn. If no Referrer is designated by the Referred Person, only the Referrer that made the referral first will be eligible to earn.


Submission  (“Submission”)

Submissions for referral can be made by completing a referral form on the Remote Year Referral Program website that provides:

Referrers must complete a separate Submission for each Referred Person. Each Submission can only be made by a single Referer (no group submissions). Referrers may only complete a single Submission per potential person they would like to refer. Incomplete Submissions will result in ineligibility.

Contact with Referred Person

Following a complete Submission, we will contact the Referred Person confirming our receipt of the  Submission unless otherwise instructed to contact Referrer first. By agreeing to these terms and conditions and/or making a Submission, you hereby represent that you have obtained consent from the Referred Person to provide Remote Year with the Referred Person’s contact information for the purposes described in these terms. The Referred Person will have the opportunity to inform us that (a) they are not looking to join Remote Year; and/or, (b) they have not given authorization to you in connection with the referral. If the  Referred Person informs us that they have not  given authorization to you, you will not be eligible to earn even if such Referred Person becomes a Qualified Referral.

Submissions that do not adhere to the procedures outlined in these terms will not be recognized as valid.


Referrers: Active Remote Year Participants

Subject to these terms and conditions, a Referrer that is an active Remote Year Participant will receive a $300 credit towards his/her monthly Remote Year payment for a month following that their Referred Person submits a full down payment.
Earning cash through the Remote Year Referral Program is not an option for Active Remote Year Participants.

Referrers: Remote Year Citizens, Remote Year employees, and Remote Year independent contractors

Subject to these terms and conditions, Referrers that are Remote Year Citizens in good standing, Remote Year employees, or Remote Year independent contractors will receive a referral fee of $300 USD, or a rough equivalent in local currency, via an alternate payment method. Before a referral fee can be paid, you will be required to complete Remote Year’s standard Registration Form to enable us to process your fee. No referral fees will be eligible for payment until Remote Year’s Registration Form has been completed and returned to Remote Year. If you have not completed all of the Registration Form by the time you are due to be paid referral fees, Remote Year may withhold said fees, and is not responsible for the payment of any referral fees until the Registration Form is complete.


All communication regarding the  amount of referral fees/credits and the schedule of payments/credits shall come from the Remote Year Referral Program team. Any questions or concerns regarding these terms and the referral program should be addressed to the Remote Year Referral program team at While you may receive unofficial contact from other Remote Year departments regarding your referral, please be advised that any such communication shall be considered advisory only, any information provided to you by such other team may not be correct or valid, and no determinations, especially regarding validity of a referral, made by such other team may be considered binding. The Remote Year Referral Program team shall be responsible for the final determinations regarding all referrals made pursuant to the Remote Year Referral Program


Remote Year reserves the  right in its sole discretion to make any determination under these rules, including, without limitation, the determination of your eligibility, a Qualified Referral and the amount and payment of fees/credits. If Remote Year determines, in its sole discretion, that you have violated these terms, you will not be eligible for any fees/credits and Remote Year reserves the right to disqualify you from eligibility. Nothing in these terms grants you or any other party any right, title or license to use any of Remote Year’s trademarks or other intellectual property rights.

By submitting referrals, you will not be deemed to be an employee of Remote Year.

You will not  act as an agent of Remote Year nor are you entitled to make any commitments on behalf of Remote Year. Remote Year reserves the right to amend these rules, including the amount that Referrers are eligible to earn, at any time without prior notice.

You are responsible for the tax consequences, if any, that may result from your participation in the Remote Year Referral Program.


Agreement to Arbitrate: You agree that any claim or dispute in any way arising out of or connected with these terms, with the sole exception of claims brought and litigated in small claims court, shall be referred to and resolved exclusively by binding arbitration to be administered in the English language, in accordance with the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures of Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) then in effect, by one commercial arbitrator who shall be selected from the appropriate list of JAMS arbitrators in accordance with such Rules. Judgment upon the award rendered by such arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Class Action Waiver. Any proceedings to resolve or litigate any dispute under the foregoing will be conducted solely on an individual basis. Neither you nor we will seek to have any such dispute heard as a class action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity.

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