How do I request payments?

You can request payments from anyone with an email address.

To request a payment from your PayPal app:

  1. Tap Request Money.
  2. Enter the name, email or mobile number of the person from whom you're requesting money.
  3. Type the amount requested, and tap Next.
  4. Review and tap Request Now.
To request a payment from your computer:
  1. Go to the Send and Request page of your account.
  2. Enter the name or email address or mobile number of the person you're requesting money from and click Next.
  3. Enter the amount, select the currency.
  4. Choose between Split a bill or Basic Request and click Request money.
The recipient will receive an email with your request. They can then log in to PayPal, create an account, and enter their credit card information to pay you. Unpaid payment requests are automatically canceled after 30 days.