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.

Buying something with PayPal.

It’s free to buy something with PayPal unless it involves a currency conversion.

Buying online : Free (when no currency conversion is involved).

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.

More about PayPal merchant fees

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.

Last Updated August 9, 2018

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.

Payment method: Fees:
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

Sending Internationally

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
Payment Method
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.

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