Why does an invoice expire after 15 minutes? Howard May 09, 2018 13:30 Updated Follow A BitPay invoice is valid for 15 minutes to protect against the volatility of Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash. Related articles When will my payment confirm? Can BitPay refund my order? How do I check the status of an invoice? How long does it take for BitPay to process a refund? Why did my payment from a account or exchange not work? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.