What is an origination fee? Dane August 03, 2018 18:49 Updated Follow An origination fee is an upfront fee charged for processing a new loan application. Related articles What is a finance charge? Is there interest or fees associated with UpLift Pay Monthly loans? After completing my application and approving my loan, I noticed you charged me twice. Why am I seeing two payments? Why wasn’t my loan approved? Can I obtain a loan using UpLift for a trip that I already paid for? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.