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What is the difference between Personal, Premier, and Business accounts?

All PayPal accounts allow you to send and receive payments.
  • Personal: Recommended for individuals who shop and pay online. You can send and receive some types of payments with no fees, and pay low fees for others.
  • Premier: Recommended for casual sellers or non-businesses who wish to get paid online, and who also make online purchases.
  • Business: Recommended for merchants who operate under a company/group name. It offers additional features such as allowing up to 200 employees limited access to your account and customer service email alias for customer issues to be routed for faster follow-ups.


For complete information on PayPal transaction fees, please see the fees section of our User Agreement or click "Fees" at the bottom of any PayPal webpage.
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