Send a link and get paid, simply with PayPal.Me

Jan 25 2023 | PayPal Editorial Staff

With your very own personalized payment link, it’s easy and fast to get paid. Here’s everything you need to know about creating and sending a PayPal.Me link.

To improve speed and ease of collecting payments, business owners need an efficient way to send payment requests to customers. That’s where PayPal.Me, a built-in feature in your PayPal account, can help—especially for businesses without their own online store.

With a simple unique link, it’s easy and secure for customers to make payments, and it allows businesses to get paid in a hassle-free manner through PayPal. Discover more about PayPal.Me, how it works, its key benefits, and how to create your unique link to send to your customers.

What is PayPal.Me?

PayPal.Me is a personalized payment link that you can create to receive money on your PayPal account instantly. You can share this unique link to customers via text message, social channels, or even on your business card, without having to reveal your email address, phone number, or bank information.


What are the key benefits of PayPal.Me?

  • Take advantage of every business opportunity
    Close deals in real-time, even during online conversations with your customers, without logging in.
  • Personalize your link your way
    Create your own PayPal.Me link with your business name and logo to make it easier for customers to recognize your business.
  • Get paid quickly
    Forget about having to log in to submit manual payment requests. Just send your PayPal.Me link to your customers and add the agreed amount to get paid instantly.
  • Bank data protection
    With PayPal.Me, you don’t need to share your bank information. Your link will be the destination of all your payments.

Who is PayPal.Me for?

PayPal.Me can be used by businesses of all nature. Here are some examples:


How do I create my PayPal.Me link?

Setting up your own customized PayPal.Me payment link is easy. Just follow these steps:

  1. Go to the PayPal.Me page in the Business Tools.
  2. Log in to your PayPal account.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete creating your unique business link.
    Tip: You can use your business name and upload your business photo to make it more memorable and easier for your customers to recognize you.

Even though your PayPal.Me link will not have an expiry date once created, you can toggle it on or off whenever you deem necessary with just a click. It’s also important to note that PayPal.Me links are available on a first-come, first-served basis and each account is only limited to one link that can’t be changed once created.

Once you’ve got it all set up, you can preview how the link will be displayed to your customers and make necessary changes as you deem fit before sending it out!

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How do I receive money from customers via PayPal.Me?

After you’ve sent your PayPal.Me link, your customers can click on the link and pay you instantly, without needing to open a PayPal account. Besides PayPal, they can also transfer funds to you via debit and credit cards, as well as other payment methods. Once the payment has been made, it will be updated in your PayPal Business account.

Get paid anytime, anywhere

Personalize your PayPal.Me link no matter where you are with the PayPal app. Download the app today to create customized payment links and collect payments on-the-go.

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Learn more about PayPal.Me here and secure your personalized link before it’s gone.

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