PayPal Commerce Platform

Get started with PayPal Commerce Platform

Learn how to set up your account and start using a payment solution for your business. Don't have a PayPal business account? Sign up now.

PayPal Pay in 4 is available. A new buy now, pay later interest-free solution at no additional cost to your business.

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Make sure your account is ready to accept payments

Follow these setup steps to get seller ready.

Confirm your email

If you haven’t already, confirm your email address to start accepting payments.

Provide your business name

Confirm your business name to appear on your customers’ credit card or bank statement.

Access your funds

Link your bank account to your PayPal Business account to transfer funds.

Accept payments

Let us help make shopping fast and easy.

PayPal Commerce Platform provides you with a simple way to accept payments, whether you have an online or physical store or sell through a marketplace. It’s easy to get started—just follow a few simple steps and collect your first payment.

  • Letting customers pay the way they want without leaving your website will help increase conversion. PayPal Checkout allows you to accept some of the most popular payment methods in 200+ markets, including PayPal, card payments and other alternative payment methods that are locally relevant for your international customers.1 All in a single integration on your website.

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  • If you have built your website through a shopping cart or other eCommerce platforms, check with your provider for how to accept PayPal on your site.

    If you don’t have a website yet, visit our solution providers directory to learn how you can start building one today.

  • There are two options for integrating PayPal checkout with your site:

    1. Work with a developer or set up yourself: Share our five steps with a developer to get the code and API credentials to set up your payments and add code to your site. Learn More.
    2. Work with one of our eCommerce platform partners that already has PayPal integrated into their platform. See the list.

    1. Log into the PayPal Business app and click on the lightning bolt-shaped icon on the lower right-hand side.
    2. Select ‘Send a Quick Invoice’ and follow the prompts.
    3. Click ‘Create and Share Link’, then copy it to share by email, text, or other messaging apps.

Invoice Template

To create an invoice template for your business, click the 'Save' drop-down menu at the top of your invoice, choose 'Save as Template' and give your template a unique name for you to use next time.

PayPal Business App

Download the PayPal Business app to create and send invoices on-the-go. Just log in, select ‘Create an invoice’ and fill out your item details. You can also manage account activity and send payment reminders whenever you need to.

  • Or create a PayPal.Me link here and share it by text, email, chat or social media and get your customers to pay with a few quick clicks. Create a link with your business name to build recognition and trust.

    1. Create your PayPal.Me link here.
    2. Share your link with customers by text, email, chat or social media. Let customers enter the amount they owe, or request a specific amount by adding it to your link—for example, to request $25.
    3. Customers can pay you online using their PayPal account.

Accelerate growth

Explore options to help, scale expand and drive sales.

Streamline operations

Log into your PayPal business account to explore key tools available with PayPal Commerce Platform.

View your activity

Check the status of all payments from your account's 'Activity' tab. Tap a transaction for more details.

Resolve customer queries

We can help if something goes wrong. Respond to unauthorised activity or transaction issues straight from the Resolution Centre under the 'Tools' tab.

Learn business insights

Access shopper insights, personalised charts on your sales performance and more from your account's 'Reports' tab.

Manage your funds

Easily withdraw money from your PayPal account to your bank account--just click 'Transfer Money' and enter the amount you'd like to move.

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Manage your account

Resolution Centre

Business Resource Centre

Merchant technical support

1 A limited number of local alternative payment methods are currently available with more being added regularly.

2 Subject to approval at the time of application. PayPal Working Capital is provided by PayPal Credit Pty Ltd ABN 66 600 629 258

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