Simple pricing. No surprises.
Buying with PayPal is usually free. When you sell with PayPal, you get some of the most competitive rates in the business, starting at 2.9% + $0.30 per domestic transaction.
Selling with PayPal
That’s a small price to pay for accepting all forms of payments from over million customers worldwide. There are no hidden fees. You don’t pay anything until you get paid for your sale.
|Sales within Canada:||2.9% + $0.30 CAD per transaction|
|Discount rate for charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency:||1.6% + $0.30 CAD per transaction|
|Sales to the US:||3.7% transaction fee + fixed fee based on the currency received|
|International sales (excluding the US):||3.9% transaction fee + fixed fee based on the currency received|
Sending is usually free.
Sending in Canada
If you are a Canadian account holder sending Canadian dollars to a friend or family member with a PayPal account in Canada, you may pay a fee depending on how you pay.
|Funded by your PayPal balance or a bank account linked to your PayPal account.||Free|
|Funded by a credit card or Visa Debit card||2.9% + fixed fee based on the currency|
If you are a Canadian account holder sending money to a friend or family member with a PayPal account in a country other than Canada, you may pay a fee depending on how you pay and which country the recipient’s account is in.
|Country of Recipient's Account||
Funded by your PayPal balance or a bank account linked to your PayPal account
Funded by a credit card or Visa Debit card
|United States, Northern Europe*, Europe I** or Europe II***||$2.99 CAD†||$2.99 CAD† +
2.9% + fixed fee based on the currency
|Any other country||$4.99 CAD†||$4.99 CAD† +
2.9% + fixed fee based on the currency
* Aland Islands, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden.
** Austria, Belgium, Channel Islands, Cyprus, Estonia, France (including French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion and Mayotte), Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, Vatican City State.
*** Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine.
† If funded in a foreign currency, then a comparable amount in that currency, including our Currency Conversion Fee.
Transferring balance from Personal Accounts.
If you are a Canadian PayPal account holder, you can transfer money out of your balance in two ways. * Transfers made using your linked bank account are always free and are usually deposited the next business day. ** Now, with Instant Transfer, for a low fee you can transfer funds to your bank account even faster using your eligible debit card. Transfers using a debit card are typically completed in minutes. *** You can choose between your linked bank account(s) and any eligible debit cards when you make a transfer. Eligible debit cards include Visa and MasterCard debit cards that participate in Instant Transfers. Participation of these cards is driven by the card issuer.
|Linked bank account||Free|
|Instant Transfer with eligible linked debit card||1% of amount transferred, up to $10 maximum|
Instant Transfer Withdrawal Limits for Personal Accounts
- Up to $5,000 per transaction
- Up to $5,000 per day
- Up to $5,000 per week
- Up to $15,000 per month
fixed fees for sending in other currencies.
|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 Zlotys:||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. Pound Sterling:||£0.20 GBP|
|Mexican Peso:||$4.00 MXN||U.S. Dollar:||$0.30 USD|
Currency conversion fees
For any of the following transactions that involve a currency conversion, the currency conversion fee is a minimum of 3.0% for Canadian or U.S. dollars, or a minimum of 3.5% for all other currencies, or such other amounts as may be disclosed to you during the transaction, not to exceed 3.7%*:
- Paying for goods or services in a currency other than the currency the goods or services are listed in.
- Sending money to a friend or family member such that they receive a different currency from the currency you pay in.
- Sending money using PayPal’s Payouts or MassPay products such that your recipients receive a different currency from the currency you pay in.
For all other transactions involving a currency conversion, the currency conversion fee is a minimum of 2.5%, or such other amounts as may be disclosed to you during the transaction, not to exceed 3.7%*.
*Residents of Quebec will be charged the minimum applicable rate set out above.