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From paying grocery stores and pharmacies to tipping delivery people and baristas, a PayPal QR code means you don't have to handle cash, credit cards or remember a pin. And it's easy. Just follow the steps below.


Open the latest PayPal app on your smartphone and tap "scan/ pay." To scan, hold up your smartphone to the QR code.


Enter the amount due and tap "send."


Show your payment confirmation to confirm the correct amount was sent… and go!

Need to sell something? You can now do it through QR code.

Even if you're new to taking payments, PayPal QR codes are incredibly simple to implement. Plus, enjoy everyday low fees when you sell using your QR code.*

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are PayPal QR code payments?

QR code payments will allow you to get paid in person with PayPal just by displaying your QR code for customers to scan using their smart phone. You don't need any additional devices.

Note to consumers
1In order to avail of this functionality users will need: (i) a PayPal account in good standing ; and (ii) the PayPal app on their device. Limits, terms and conditions apply (see PayPal's User Agreement for details). For buyers, making a payment via QR code works like sending money through the PayPal app. It’s always free for buyers when they select Goods & Services and make a payment to an AU account from an AU account in $AUD. Conversion fees apply when converting currency. PayPal QR code payment functionality does not benefit from PayPal Buyer Protection Policy.

Note to merchants
*You only pay 0.9% + $0.10 AUD per transaction over $10.00, and lower fees for transactions $10.00 and under. Fees are subject to change. PayPal QR code payment functionality does not benefit from PayPal Seller Protection Policy.