Confirm your charity's PayPal account

By simply confirming that your PayPal account belongs to your charity, you’ll get our special reduced transaction rate and other exclusive benefits.

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Verify your charity status by entering your EIN number or providing official documentation.


Provide a copy of a bank statement or a voided check for each bank account linked to your PayPal account.


That's it, you're done. As soon as we’ve verified your charity status, we'll confirm your account.

See how the benefits compare.

BenefitsBusiness accountConfirmed charity account
Simple, flat-rate pricing2.9%12.2%2,3
Accept credit and debit cards (your donors don't need a PayPal account)
Accept PayPal payments and donations (more than 188M potential donors use PayPal)
Use PayPal Here card reader for in-person donation
The fast, easy way to accept donations online
Fast access to your funds
Eligible to enroll in PayPal Giving Fund (reach new donors and benefit from innovative fundraising opportunities)
  • 1 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction and no monthly fee
    2 2.2% + $0.30 per transaction and no monthly fee
    3 Reduced transaction rates are not applicable to funds received through PayPal Here transactions.

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With our reduced transaction rate the benefits add up, so you can do more good.

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