Buying something with PayPal.

It’s free to use PayPal to buy something unless it involves a currency conversion.

Buying online or instore : Free (when no currency conversion is involved).

Sending money.

The fee for sending a Personal Transaction payment is paid by the sender. The fee for a Personal Transaction payment will be displayed upon making the relevant payment. Please see the User Agreement for more details.

Domestic Personal Transaction payments:
Activity Fee
Sending a Domestic Personal Transaction Payment FREE (when no currency conversion is involved)
Cross-Border Personal Transaction payments:
  1. To the EEA in Euro or Swedish Krona
Activity Fee
Sending a Cross-Border Personal Transaction payment to the EEA in EURO or Swedish Krona FREE (when no currency conversion is involved)
  1. Other Cross-Border Personal Transaction payments:

The Cross-Border Personal Transaction payment fee depends on the country in which the payee’s PayPal account is registered.

Country Group in which recipient’s account is registered Fees (based on send amount)
US, Canada, Northern Europe, Europe I, Europe II* 1.99 EUR
Rest of World*^^ 3.99 EUR

^^Subject to service availability for the recipient registered in the given country.

  • Northern Europe = Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland (including Aland Island), Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
  • Europe I = Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France (including French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion), Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom (including Channel Islands and Isle of Man), Vatican City
  • Europe II = Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia Switzerland, Ukraine
  • Rest of World = all other countries not mentioned in any of the Country Groups or listings above

Selling with PayPal.

We help process payments for millions of customers worldwide. Our transaction fees are based on your total sales volume. So, the more you sell, the less you pay.

And if you’re a charity, you just pay one small set fee no matter the total volume of the donations received.

Get paid online

However you do business, you can get paid online.
More about online payments
Add PayPal to your existing checkout. No monthly fee
From 3.4% to 1.7% + 0.35 EUR per transaction based on total sales volume.
More about Express Checkout
Add PayPal buttons to your website. No monthly fee
From 3.4% to 1.7% + 0.35 EUR per transaction
based on total sales volume
More about Website Payments Standard

Send invoices

Create and send customisable invoices to your customers. No monthly fees.
From 3.4% to 1.7% + 0.35 EUR per invoice transaction based on total sales volume.
More about email invoicing

Accept donations

If you’re a charity, add a donate button to your website to accept cards and PayPal. No monthly fees.
1.7% + 0.35 EUR per donation for registered charities.

International transactions

Additional fees apply for currency conversion and cross-border payments.
Your monthly sales up to €2.500 EUR up to €10.000 EUR up to €50.000 EUR up to €100.000 EUR > €100.000 EUR
Transaction fee 3,4% + €0,35 EUR 2,9% + €0,35 EUR 2,3% + €0,35 EUR 1,9% + €0,35 EUR 1,7% + €0,35 EUR
Non-profit rate 1,7% + €0,35 EUR
Micropayments* 5% + €0,05 EUR