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Available in more than 200 markets around the world, PayPal helps you securely, easily, and quickly send and receive money worldwide.

In many countries and regions, we've translated our most popular pages into the local language making it easier for you to send or receive money and use our other services. 

PayPal supports several currencies allowing you to make a payment in another currency even if you don't hold a balance in that currency. To send a payment log in to your PayPal account and click Send & Request. Fill out the payment details and select your currency.

Your payment is automatically converted to the currency you choose, and the recipient will receive an email from PayPal stating the amount and currency of the payment. If you convert your payment to another currency, we show you the currency conversion calculation, or exchange rate, at the time of payment. We'll also show you any fees that may apply.

Learn more about currency conversion.

You have the option of holding multiple currencies in one account. You can:
  • Open a balance in any of our supported currencies.
  • Make or accept payments in multiple currencies.
  • Convert your balance from one currency to another.
  • Close out your balance in any currency.
To open a balance in another currency:
  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click Wallet at the top of the page.
  3. Click Details.
  4. Click Manage Currencies.
  5. Choose from the list of currencies and click Add Currency.
Your primary currency – the one you use most for sending and receiving payments – is automatically set to U.S. Dollars, but you're able to change this to any currency we support. Your primary currency also defines your withdrawal limits.

When you buy something that's for sale in a currency you hold, we'll take money from that currency balance first. If there's not enough money in that currency, we'll use your primary currency balance and apply our exchange rate.

PayPal will always provide information on transactions that include a currency conversion. The exchange rate will be displayed each time you:
  • Send a payment in a non-local currency.
  • Accept and automatically convert a payment to your primary currency.
  • Withdraw funds in a non-local currency to your local bank account.
  • Transfer funds between currency balances.
You can go to Activity to review the currency conversion calculations from previous transactions.

There is no currency conversion for transactions where you:
  • Send a payment using a payment method in the same currency.
  • Receive a payment in a currency for which you hold a balance (you do not need to have funds in the currency balance).
  • Withdraw funds in local currency to your local bank account.
To transfer some or all of your PayPal from one currency to another:
  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click Wallet at the top of the page.
  3. Click Details.
  4. Click Manage Currencies.
  5. Enter the amount to convert in the "From" field.
  6. Choose a currency.
  7. Click Calculate to preview the conversion results.
  8. Click Continue to review the conversion.
  9. Confirm the transfer by clicking Exchange Currency.
Fees vary for receiving money in other currencies. For current fees, log in to your PayPal account and click Fees at the bottom of the page. Fees are charged in the currency of the payment.

To learn about fees for international payments, click Additional fees for cross-border payments toward the bottom of the Fees page. You'll also find more information on currency conversion within our User Agreement.
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