PayPal Payments Standard, Express Checkout & Online Invoicing

These fees apply when you sell goods or services (including using PayPal Payments Standard and Express Checkout) and the buyer pays using his/her PayPal account.

  • No startup costs, no termination fee, no monthly fees

  • Accept PayPal payments and all major credit cards with PayPal Payments Standard

  • Accept PayPal payments with Express Checkout

  • Allows customers to pay you directly from invoices

  • Create online invoices with our free built-in templates

If the funds you are receiving are coming from a PayPal account: then you pay:
In Canada a fee of 2.9% of the transaction amount plus $0.30 CAD.
In the U.S. a fee of 3.7% of the transaction amount plus $0.30 USD.
Outside Canada and the U.S. a fee of 3.9 % of the transaction amount plus a fixed fee based on the currency

Charitable Organizations

We offer discount rates to charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Discount is not applicable to transactions received via PayPal Payments Pro and Virtual Terminal Payments

To apply for the discount, you first must be registered as a charity with the CRA and you’ll need to email the following to compliance@paypal.com:
  1. Confirmation of Registration from the CRA
  2. A scanned copy of a blank and/or void cheque showing the bank account number and organization name
  3. Your contact information, including the email address you used to set up your business account
  4. Your business URL
If you qualify for and receive this discount, and the funds you are receiving are coming from a PayPal account: then you pay:
In Canada a fee of 1.6% of the transaction amount plus $0.30 CAD.
Outside Canada a fee of 1.6% of the transaction amount plus a fixed fee based on the currency.

Fixed fees for PayPal Payments Standard, Express Checkout and Online Invoicing

The fixed fee that applies is based on the currency of the payment.

Currency Fixed Fee Currency Fixed Fee
Australian Dollar $0.30 AUD New Zealand Dollar: $0.45 NZD
Brazilian Real 0.60 BRL Norwegian Krone: 2.80 NOK
Canadian Dollar: $0.30 CAD Philippine Peso: 15.00 PHP
Czech Koruna: 10.00 CZK Polish Zlotych: 1.35 PLN
Danish Krone: 2.60 DKK Russian Ruble: 10 RUB
Euro: €0.35 EUR Singapore Dollar: $0.50 SGD
Hong Kong Dollar: $2.35 HKD Swedish Krona: 3.25 SEK
Hungarian Forint: 90 HUF Swiss Franc: 0.55 CHF
Israeli Shekel: 1.20 ILS Taiwan New Dollar: 10.00 TWD
Japanese Yen: ¥40 JPY Thai Baht: 11.00 THB
Malaysian Ringgit: 2.00 MYR U.K. Pounds Sterling: £0.20 GBP
Mexican Peso: $4.00 MXN U.S. Dollar: $0.30 USD

PayPal Payments Pro

  • No startup costs, no termination fee

  • $35 monthly fee

  • Enables you to provide customers with a fully customized checkout experience on your site

  • Includes Virtual Terminal to allow you to accept payments over the phone

2.9% * + $0.30 CAD per Domestic transaction
3.7% * + $0.30 USD per US transaction
3.9% * + Fixed fee per International transaction
3.5% for American Express per Domestic, US or International transaction

Virtual Terminal

  • $35 monthly fee

  • Accept payments over the phone

3.1% * + $0.30 CAD per domestic transaction
3.9% * + $0.30 USD per US transaction
4.1% * + Fixed fee per International transaction
3.5% for American Express per Domestic, US or International transaction

Fixed fees for PayPal Payments Pro and Virtual Terminal

The fixed fee that applies is based on the currency of the payment.

Currency Fixed Fee Currency Fixed Fee
Australian Dollar $0.30 AUD New Zealand Dollar: $0.45 NZD
Brazilian Real 0.60 BRL Norwegian Krone: 2.80 NOK
Canadian Dollar: $0.30 CAD Philippine Peso: 15.00 PHP
Czech Koruna: 10.00 CZK Polish Zlotych: 1.35 PLN
Danish Koruna: 2.60 DKK Russian Ruble: 10 RUB
Euro: €0.35 EUR Singapore Dollar: $0.50 SGD
Hong Kong Dollar: $2.35 HKD Swedish Krona: 3.25 SEK
Hungarian Forint: 90 HUF Swiss Franc: 0.55 CHF
Israeli Shekel: 1.20 ILS Taiwan New Dollar: 10.00 TWD
Japanese Yen: ¥40 JPY Thai Baht: 11.00 THB
Malaysian Ringgit: 2.00 MYR U.K. Pounds Sterling: £0.20 GBP
Mexican Peso: $4.00 MXN U.S. Dollar: $0.30 USD

Payment Gateway

Start accepting credit cards using your existing merchant account. Payflow Pro gives you the flexibility to design a checkout page that matches your site’s branding, and Payflow Link comes with a pre-built checkout template you embed right into your checkout page. With either, your customers can pay by credit card without leaving your site.

Payflow Link
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$0 monthly
No set-up fee
$0.10 per transaction
Payflow Pro
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$25 Monthly Fee
$99 setup
$0.10 per transaction
Add-on services
Recurring Billing $0 monthly fee Standard transaction fees apply
Advanced Fraud Protection Service $10 monthly fee $0.05 per transaction

Micropayments

If your transaction size averages less than $12, you may be eligible to save money with our micropayment processing fees. Micropayments commonly include selling digital goods from within a game, ebook, article or other digital experience.

If you qualify for micropayments pricing and the funds you are receiving come from a PayPal account: then you pay:
In Canada or the U.S. a fee of 5.0% + Fixed Fee based on the currency.
Outside Canada or the U.S. a fee of 6.0% + Fixed Fee based on the currency

Fixed fees for Micropayments

The fixed fee that applies is based on the currency of the payment.

Currency Fixed Fee Currency Fixed Fee
Australian Dollar $0.05 AUD New Zealand Dollar: $0.08 NZD
Brazilian Real 0.10 BRL Norwegian Krone: 0.47 NOK
Canadian Dollar: $0.05 CAD Philippine Peso: 2.5 PHP
Czech Koruna: 1.67 CZK Polish Zlotych: 0.23 PLN
Danish Koruna: 0.43 DKK Russian Ruble: 2 RUB
Euro: €0.05 EUR Singapore Dollar: $0.08 SGD
Hong Kong Dollar: $0.39 HKD Swedish Krona: 0.54 SEK
Hungarian Forint: 15 HUF Swiss Franc: 0.09 CHF
Israeli Shekel: 0.20 ILS Taiwan New Dollar: 2.00 TWD
Japanese Yen: ¥7 JPY Thai Baht: 1.80 THB
Malaysian Ringgit: 0.20 MYR U.K. Pounds Sterling: £0.05 GBP
Mexican Peso: $0.55 MXN U.S. Dollar: $0.05 USD

Mass Payment

For payments sent to Canada or the US, you will be charged a 2% (up to a maximum of $1.25 CAD) transaction fee or the amount in the table below for the applicable foreign currency per individual. No setup fee. No monthly fee.
If you send Mass Payments using the Payouts API within Canada or the U.S., your fee is a flat fee of $0.32 CAD per recipient, or the amount in the table below for the applicable foreign currency.
For payments sent to countries outside Canada and the US, you will be charged a 2% (up to a maximum of $24 CAD) transaction fee or the amount in the table below for the applicable foreign currency per individual. No setup fee. No monthly fee. The recipient pays nothing to receive your payment, so they always get the full amount.

Mass Payment fees

The fee that applies is based on the currency of the payment.

Currency Domestic and US Mass Payment fees Domestic and US Mass Payment fees using Payouts API International Mass Payment fees
Australian Dollar: $1.25 AUD $0.32 AUD $24.00 AUD
Brazilian Real: 2.00 BRL 0.50 BRL 40.00 BRL
Canadian Dollar: $1.25 CAD $0.32 CAD $24.00 CAD
Czech Koruna: 24.00 CZK 6.00 CZK 400.00 CZK
Danish Koruna: 6.00 DKK 1.50 DKK 120.00 DKK
Euro: €0.85 EUR €0.22 EUR €16.00 EUR
Hong Kong Dollar: $7.00 HKD $1.75 HKD $160.00 HKD
Hungarian Forint: 210 HUF 53 HUF 6000 HUF
Israeli Shekel: 4.00 ILS 1.00 ILS 80.00 ILS
Japanese Yen: ¥120 JPY ¥30 JPY ¥2,000 JPY
Malaysian Ringgit: 4 MYR NA 80 MYR
Mexican Peso: $11.00 MXN $2.75 MXN $300.00 MXN
New Zealand Dollar: $1.50 NZD $0.38 NZD $30.00 NZD
Norwegian Krone: 6.75 NOK 1.70 NOK 120.00 NOK
Philippine Peso: 50.00 PHP 12.50 PHP 1,000.00 PHP
Polish Zlotych: 3.00 PLN 0.75 PLN 60.00 PLN
Russian Ruble: 30 RUB 60 RUB 600 RUB
Singapore Dollar: $1.60 SGD $0.40 SGD $32.00 SGD
Swedish Krona: 9.00 SEK 2.25 SEK 160.00 SEK
Swiss Franc: 1.30 CHF 0.33 CHF 20.00 CHF
Taiwan New Dollar: 33.00 TWD 8 TWD 800.00 TWD
Thai Baht: 36.00 THB 9.00 THB 800.00 THB
U.K. Pounds Sterling: £0.65 GBP £0.17 GBP £14.00 GBP
U.S. Dollar: $1.00 USD $0.25 USD $20.00 USD

Additional fees

Chargeback Fee
The Chargeback fee applies when a transaction is charged back to your Account for a payment you received which is not eligible for PayPal Seller protection. The fee that applies is based on the currency of the payment. See chargeback table
Refund Fee:
Fixed fee portion of the original transaction fee (for example, the refund fee is $0.30 for domestic payments)

Chargeback Fee Table

The fee that applies when a transaction is charged back to your Account.

Currency Chargeback Fee Currency Chargeback Fee
Australian Dollar: $22.00 AUD New Zealand Dollar: $28.00 NZD
Brazilian Real: 35.00 BRL Norwegian Krone: 125.00 NOK
Canadian Dollar: $20.00 CAD Philippine Peso: 900.00 PHP
Czech Koruna: 400.00 CZK Polish Zlotych: 65.00 PLN
Danish Krone: 120.00 DKK Russian Ruble: 640 RUB
Euro: €16.00 EUR Singapore Dollar: $28.00 SGD
Hong Kong Dollar: $155.00 HKD Swedish Krona: 150.00 SEK
Hungarian Forint: 4325.00 HUF Swiss Franc: 22.00 CHF
Israeli Shekel: 75.00 ILS Taiwan New Dollar: 625.00 TWD
Japanese Yen: ¥1,875.00 JPY Thai Baht: 650.00 THB
Malaysian Ringgit: 65 MRY U.K. Pounds Sterling: £14.00 GBP
Mexican Peso: 250.00 MXN U.S. Dollar: $20.00 USD

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