Help Article

Ask the Community

Find answers or join the conversation in the Community Help Forum.

How do I get money out of my PayPal account?

It's simple to withdraw money from your PayPal account. You can transfer money directly into your linked bank account, use your PayPal Debit MasterCard®, or have us mail you a check.

Bank transfer

The most popular way to withdraw money from your PayPal account is to transfer the money directly into your bank account.

Log in to your PayPal account, enter the amount you want to withdraw, and select the bank account to receive the money. We securely transfer the amount from your PayPal balance into your bank account at no cost to you.

Estimated arrival: 1 business day

Transfers made after 7:00 PM ET or on weekends or holidays take longer.

All transfers are subject to review and could be delayed or stopped if we identify an issue.

The minimum you can withdraw is $1.00 USD. Make sure that the name registered on your PayPal account matches the name on your bank account.

Eligible Visa and MasterCard Debit & Prepaid Cards

Withdrawing to your bank using an eligible debit or prepaid card is a faster way to withdraw money from your PayPal account.

Estimated arrival: about 30 minutes.

All transfers are subject to review and could be delayed or stopped if we identify an issue.

There is a $0.25 fee to withdraw money using your eligible debit or prepaid card. Additional currency conversion rates may apply when withdrawing from a non-domestic currency.

PayPal Debit MasterCard

The PayPal Debit MasterCard is the fastest way to withdraw money from your PayPal account.

If you qualify, you can use your PayPal Debit MasterCard® at most ATMs to get cash from your PayPal account right away. Select Checking Account when you withdraw money from an ATM. You can also use your PayPal Debit MasterCard to make purchases anywhere MasterCard is accepted.

You can withdraw up to $400.00 USD from your PayPal account from an ATM each day. Additional ATM fees associated with cash withdrawal and foreign payments may apply.

Receive a check

If you don't want to transfer money to your bank account, you can request a check. Log in to your PayPal account, click Withdraw money under your balance and select Request a check. Customers in the U.S. should receive checks within 1-2 weeks. It may take up to 6 weeks for customers outside the U.S.

We apply a fee of $1.50 USD for each check.

We’re sorry, the page you’re looking for is no longer available. Please try your search again in our Help Centre if you have a question or want to contact us.