A faster, safer way to pay.

We take the risk and hassle out of paying online. Skip the long forms and stay protected, no matter where you shop.

We take the risk and hassle out of paying online. Skip the long forms and stay protected, no matter where you shop.

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How PayPal works

It’s an easy, fast and safe way to pay online and on your mobile.

  • 1

    Sign up for an account

    It's free and only takes a few minutes

  • 2

    Link your cards or bank accounts

    You only have to do it once

  • 3

    Check out with PayPal

    Wherever you see the PayPal button

  • 4

    Receive an email receipt

    The seller will fulfil your order

Why PayPal?

Safer

Safer

We keep your financial information securely encrypted so you can pay online with confidence, even if you don’t know the seller.
Flexible

Flexible

Link all your cards and bank accounts and choose which one to use at checkout. You don’t need money in your PayPal account and you’ll keep earning reward points.*
Convenient

Convenient

Pay with PayPal on millions of sites on your computer or mobile, and in apps. Activate One Touch™ to check out in one click.
Protected

Protected

You can be refunded with Buyer Protection if something goes wrong. We can also refund your return shipping costs if you need to send something back.

Accepted by thousands of Australian stores and millions more worldwide.

Download the PayPal app.

Send money to friends or family in your mobile contacts list quickly and easily with our app. You can also keep track of your payments wherever you are.

Download the PayPal app.

Send money to friends or family in your mobile contacts list quickly and easily with our app. You can also keep track of your payments wherever you are.

Looking for business solutions?

PayPal makes it easy to get paid securely anywhere you do business:
online, on mobile, in person or via an invoice.

Happy shopping with PayPal.