Make sure your account is ready to accept payments.

Follow these setup steps to get seller ready.

Confirm Your Email

If you haven’t already, confirm your email address to start receiving payments.

Provide Your Business Name

Confirm your business name to appear on your customers’ credit card or bank statement.

Access Your Funds

Easily transfer your funds by linking your bank account to your PayPal account.

Recommended if you want a fast and easy way to start accepting cards and PayPal.

Simply copy and paste a piece of code to your website to add a payment button.

PayPal hosts the checkout pages.

Create a payment button Learn more about PayPal Payments Standard

Set Up Invoicing:

What your customers see.

1.Log into your business account and select ‘Create Invoice.’2.Customize the invoice form by filling out your details.3.Click send and the invoice is delivered to your customer’s email inbox right away. 4.Your customer will pay you online using their credit card, Visa Debit, or PayPal. They don’t need a PayPal account to pay you.

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Other Key Features:

Invoice Template
To create an invoice template for your business, click the ‘Save’ drop-down menu at the top of you invoice, choose ‘Save as Template’ and give your template a unique name for you to use next time. For more about PayPal’s invoicing features, click here.

PayPal Business App
Download the new PayPal Business app to create and send invoices on the go. Just log in, select ‘Create an invoice’ and fill out your item details. You can also manage account activity and send payment reminders whenever you need to.

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Create a personalized PayPal.Me link for your business.

To accept one-off PayPal payments, create a personalized link for your business; e.g. PayPal.Me/PetersonPhoto. Share it with your customers on your website, emails and social channels and get paid in seconds.

Learn more about PayPal.Me

Selling on eBay

PayPal is fully integrated on eBay, one of the world’s largest marketplaces, with tools to track goods and get you paid faster. It’s one of the easiest ways to sell internationally and PayPal allows you to accept and convert payments from multiple currencies, so you can sell to buyers from all over the world.

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Finding more ways to sell

PayPal is built into literally thousands of solutions including event ticketing, digital marketing platforms, video streaming apps, niche marketplaces for customers looking for just your product and specialty fundraising platforms. Search our Partner Directory to find a solution that suits your business.

PayPal Solution Providers Directory

Additional Support and Resources

  • Manage your account – Log in to view transactions, withdraw funds, access the Resolution Centre and more.

  • Resolution Centre – Issue refunds or fees or respond to a customer chargeback.

  • Business Resource Centre – Get all types of tips on managing and growing your business with PayPal.

  • Developer Centre – Access integration guides for all merchant solutions, set up apps and credentials for live testing and set up sandbox test accounts.

  • Merchant Technical Support – Contact PayPal Merchant Technical Support (MTS) team to help you integrate PayPal on your website and answer all your technical questions.

Log into your PayPal Business Account to start accepting payments.

Set up Payments

PayPal Checkout Experience

Customer checkout screen

1. Customer clicks PayPal Checkout.

Login into account

2. Customer logs into their PayPal account.

Review information

3. Customer reviews payment information.

Customer review submit

4. Customer reviews and submits their order.

PayPal Payments Standard Experience

Buy Now button

1. Customer clicks the Buy Now button.

Choose PayPal card

2. Customer can choose to pay with PayPal or a credit or Visa debit card.

Enter payment address

3. Customer enters their payment and address details if they’re paying with credit or Visa debit card.

Logged in review

4. Or customer reviews their details if they chose to pay with PayPal.

Receive confirmation

5. Customer receives confirmation of payment.

Redirect back to site

6. Customer is redirected back to site.

PayPal Payments Pro Experience

Proceed to checkout

1. Customer clicks Proceed to Checkout.

Shipping information

2. Customer enters shipping information.

Payments card info

3. Customer enters credit or Visa debit card information.

Submit Order

4. Customer reviews and submits order.

PayPal Invoicing

Customer receives invoice

1. Customer receives invoice details and clicks Pay Now.

Customer logs in

2. Customer logs into PayPal or enters card information.

Customer reviews

3. Customer reviews and agrees to payment.

Customer confirmation

4. Customer receives confirmation of payment.