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.

Make sure your account is ready to accept payments

Follow these setup steps to get 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 that will appear on your customers’ credit card or bank statement.

Access your funds

Link your bank account to your PayPal Business account to transfer funds in usually 1-3 days.

Accept payments

Let us help you make shopping fast and easy for your customers.

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

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  • Improve users experience by giving your customer a large choice of payment methods and letting them pay without leaving your website. PayPal Checkout allows your customers pay by PayPal, credit and debit cards and other payment methods relevant locally (example iDeal, Bancontact). All in a single integration on your website.

    Start integrating now

  • If you have built your website through a shopping cart or other ecommerce platform, 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: 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.


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.

  • 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, paypal.me/YourName/25 to request 25 €.

Accelerate growth

Scale your business with solutions from PayPal.
Explore options to help you sell internationally and convert more consumer.

Streamline operations

Explore the key tools available with PayPal Commerce Platform.

View your activity

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

Resolve customer queries

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

Learn business insights

Access shopper insights, personalized charts on your sales performance and more from your PayPal 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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