Getting started with your PayPal business account

Follow the guides below to complete your account set-up in 3 easy steps. You’ll need to confirm your email address, verify your PayPal account and choose a PayPal payment solution.

Learn more about activating your business account

PayPal benefits.

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Simple pricing

Only pay when you make a sale. No sign-up fees, monthly minimums or lock-in contracts. Fees are automatically deducted from your sale, so there's no need to worry about monthly bills. Plus, you may be eligible to apply for our discounted merchant rates if you meet the criteria.

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Fast access to your money

As soon as you receive a payment with PayPal, you should be able to see the money in your account. You can withdraw it to your bank account, or pay your suppliers.

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Expand your market

With more than 200 million shoppers globally, accepting PayPal opens your business to a world of opportunity and expanding global markets.

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Secure transactions

Our intelligent fraud prevention systems continuously analyze transaction data to keep your money safer, no matter where or when you get paid with PayPal. Plus, your eligible sales are protected against losses with PayPal Seller Protection.

Don't have a PayPal business account? Sign up today.

Start accepting payments today. Your sales may be eligible for Seller Protection.

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