PayPal Security Key

Get an extra layer of protection with the PayPal Security Key – it’s easy to use and portable, so you can access your account with confidence from just about anywhere.

Already have a Security Key?

It will also work with your eBay account.

What is it?

The Security Key displays a random, six-digit code. Log in to your PayPal or eBay account by entering the code displayed along with your account password. The Security Key is available in 2 versions:

  1. Security Key card: This is an electronic device that creates a unique security code instantly at the press of a button. It is the size of a credit card.
  2. Mobile phone Security Key: You can sign up to receive security codes by text message.

How much does it cost?

The mobile phone Security Key incurs no fees beyond your regular mobile phone costs.

A Security Key card currently costs $32.95 AUD. Additional or replacement cards are the same price.

The mobile phone Security Key incurs your regular mobile phone cost per text message.

How do I get started?

  1. Choose the Security Key you want. You can sign up now to use your mobile phone as a Security Key, or if you’d prefer a Security Key card we’ll ship it to you.
  2. Activate the Security Key through your PayPal or eBay account.

Get extra protection with a PayPal Security Key now