How do I transfer money to my bank account?

Here's how you can transfer money to your bank account:

  1. Go to My wallet.
  2. Click Transfer Money.
  3. Click Transfer to your bank.
  4. Select the bank account where you want to deposit the amount withdrawn, then click Continue.
  5. Enter the amount and click Next.
  6. Review your transfer and click Transfer Now.


Please note:

If you have a PayPal account in Costa Rica
  • From June 30, 2020, the current withdrawal method with Banco Nacional will be discontinued. Simply re-link your local bank account to your PayPal account to continue to withdraw funds.
  • You can link any local bank accounts which accepts local currency (colones). You will still be able to link a bank account in USD with our local partners. Click here for details.
  • Typically, withdrawals take 2-3 business days.  

If you have PayPal account in Antigua & Barbuda, Albania, Algeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Egypt, Fiji, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Malawi, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Palau, Seychelles, Turks & Caicos Islands, Trinidad & Tobago:
  • Your Balance: Both commercial and personal payments you receive go to your pending balance. They belong to you, but you can't use them or withdraw them usually for 30 days. This is a holding period for new sellers. We’ll review it later when you have a successful selling history with us and then the payments you receive will be added to your available balance.
    • Note: Mass payments you receive are exempted from holds and they become available immediately.
  • Your Withdrawals: On the first day of every month, your available balance is transferred automatically to the Visa card or U.S. bank account that you selected. This automatic transfer is free.
  • To see all Central and South American countries' transfer options, go to the PayPal Offerings Worldwide page and select a specific country.