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What happens after I send money?

After you send money, the recipient receives an email notification of your payment. After clicking on the link included in the email, the recipient can log in to PayPal or sign up for a new account, and the money will immediately appear in his account balance.

Note: PayPal members must confirm their email address before the money will be credited to their PayPal account.

After you send money, the recipient receives an email notification of your payment. After clicking on the link included in the email, the recipient can log in to PayPal or sign up for a new account, and the money will immediately appear in his account balance.

Note: PayPal members must confirm their email address before the money will be credited to their PayPal account.

After you send money, the recipient receives an email notification of your payment. After clicking on the link included in the email, the recipient can log in to PayPal or sign up for a new account, and the money will immediately appear in his account balance.

Note: PayPal members must confirm their email address before the money will be credited to their PayPal account.

After you send money, the recipient receives an email notification of your payment. After clicking on the link included in the email, the recipient can log in to PayPal or sign up for a new account, and the money will immediately appear in his account balance.

Note: PayPal members must confirm their email address before the money will be credited to their PayPal account.

 

What happens to payments that aren't collected after 30 days?

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as 'Returned' in the Transaction History. Reciepient can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Sender may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

Payments that are not collected after 30 days are returned to the sender and marked as "Returned" in the Transaction History. PayPal members can manually reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal.

Members may also reverse unclaimed payments before the 30-day automatic reversal if the recipient has not signed up for PayPal using the email address to which the payment was sent.

What are the payment types when I send money?

The payment types for a purchase are:
  • Services: to pay for things like your internet service.
  • Goods: to pay for non-eBay goods.
  • eBay Items: to pay for your eBay purchases.
The payment types for a personal payment are:
  • Gift: to send money as a gift, like for a birthday.
  • Payment Owed: to pay your friend back for your share of a dinner bill, or to other item that your friend paid for you.
  • Cash Advance: payment not involving the purchase of goods or services. Your credit card provider may charge fees for a cash advance.
  • Living Expense: to pay for things like rent or utilities.
  • Other: for other reasons that aren't a purchase of goods or services.
Note: Unfortunately, we’ve had to stop allowing personal payments to be sent to and from India. If you’re sending money for a personal payment to India, we ask that you find another way to pay until we’re able to restore personal payments to this area.


The payment types for a purchase are:
  • Services: to pay for things like your internet service.
  • Goods: to pay for non-eBay goods.
  • eBay Items: to pay for your eBay purchases.
Note: Unfortunately, we’ve had to stop allowing personal payments to be sent to and from Israel.
How do I get paid?
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.

To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

If you already have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History near the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.

To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To get paid, someone must send a payment to your email address. We'll send you an email at that email address to let you know you have a payment. To receive your payment, you must open a PayPal account and confirm that email address.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
How do I receive money?
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To receive money through PayPal, you need a PayPal account.

When someone sends you a payment, we email you to let you know. If you don’t have an account, we also explain how to sign up for one.

To receive your payment, log in to your PayPal account. Click History at the top of the page to view the payment details.

Payments go into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can withdraw the money, or you can use it to send payments. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdrawal options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
Payments are sent to you using your email address. If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.

If you have a PayPal account, log in to your account and click History at the top of the page to view the details of your payment.

If you don't have a PayPal account, you can quickly sign up for one and confirm your email address to receive the payment.

As soon as you receive the payment, it goes into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can either use those funds to send a payment or you can withdraw the funds. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdraw options.
To receive money through PayPal, you need a PayPal account.

When someone sends you a payment, we email you to let you know. If you don’t have an account, we also explain how to sign up for one.

To receive your payment, log in to your PayPal account. Click History at the top of the page to view the payment details.

Payments go into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can withdraw the money, or you can use it to send payments. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdrawal options.
To receive money through PayPal, you need a PayPal account.

When someone sends you a payment, we email you to let you know. If you don’t have an account, we also explain how to sign up for one.

To receive your payment, log in to your PayPal account. Click History at the top of the page to view the payment details.

Payments go into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can withdraw the money, or you can use it to send payments. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdrawal options.
To receive money through PayPal, you need a PayPal account.

When someone sends you a payment, we email you to let you know. If you don’t have an account, we also explain how to sign up for one.

To receive your payment, log in to your PayPal account. Click History at the top of the page to view the payment details.

Payments go into your PayPal balance. When you have a PayPal balance, you can withdraw the money, or you can use it to send payments. Log in to your account and click Withdraw to view your withdrawal options.
How long do I have to accept or deny a credit or debit card payment?
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page.
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page.
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page.
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page.
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page.
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page.
The credit or debit card payment is in accept or deny status for 30 days.

For further information on accepting credit or debit card payments on Personal accounts, click Legal Agreements or User Agreement at the bottom of any PayPal page
What is an eCheck?
An eCheck is a payment that you make directly from your bank account.

Just like a regular check, it usually takes between 3 and 5 business days for an eCheck to clear and the money to appear in the recipient’s PayPal account.

Both eChecks and Instant Transfers are ways to pay with your bank account. With an eCheck, the recipient receives the money in a few days. With an Instant Transfer, the recipient receives the money right away.

To send an eCheck, just link your bank account to your PayPal account.

Linking your bank account is easy and fast. If you do online banking, you can usually link your bank account in just a few minutes. Once you’ve linked your bank, using it to pay for things is secure. Merchants get paid but they never see your bank account details. They won’t even know what bank you use.
An eCheck is a payment that you make directly from your bank account.

Just like a regular check, it usually takes between 3 and 5 business days for an eCheck to clear and the money to appear in the recipient’s PayPal account.

Both eChecks and Instant Transfers are ways to pay with your bank account. With an eCheck, the recipient receives the money in a few days. With an Instant Transfer, the recipient receives the money right away.

To send an eCheck, just link your bank account to your PayPal account.

Linking your bank account is easy and fast. If you do online banking, you can usually link your bank account in just a few minutes. Once you’ve linked your bank, using it to pay for things is secure. Merchants get paid but they never see your bank account details. They won’t even know what bank you use.
An eCheck is a payment that you make directly from your bank account.

Just like a regular check, it usually takes between 3 and 5 business days for an eCheck to clear and the money to appear in the recipient’s PayPal account.

Both eChecks and Instant Transfers are ways to pay with your bank account. With an eCheck, the recipient receives the money in a few days. With an Instant Transfer, the recipient receives the money right away.

To send an eCheck, just link your bank account to your PayPal account.

Linking your bank account is easy and fast. If you do online banking, you can usually link your bank account in just a few minutes. Once you’ve linked your bank, using it to pay for things is secure. Merchants get paid but they never see your bank account details. They won’t even know what bank you use.


Here's how to send an eCheck:

  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click Send Money.
  3. Enter the required information.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Click Change.
  6. Select eCheck.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Review the information and click Send Money to complete the transaction.
How do I choose a payment method?
When you make a payment, the money is first taken from your PayPal balance. If your balance cannot cover the full amount of your payment, the rest of the money can come from PayPal Credit products, your linked bank account, or your personal debit or credit card.

You can choose your payment method during the send money flow.  Here's what to do:
  1. During checkout, click Change or More Funding Options under Payment Method on the Review page.
  2. On the next page, select the payment method you want and click Continue.
  3. The payment method you selected will be used after your PayPal balance.

Tips:
  • Adding a debit or credit card or bank account to your PayPal account gives you more ways to send money.
  • An instant transfer is an automatic withdrawal of funds from your bank account to cover the cost of a purchase.
  • The default method of payment - after your PayPal balance - may vary depending on what funding methods are available on your account.
  • If you choose to change your payment method, you must do this for each payment that you send.
When you make a payment, the money is first taken from your PayPal balance. If your balance cannot cover the full amount of your payment, the rest of the money can come from PayPal Credit products, your linked bank account, or your personal debit or credit card.

You can choose your payment method during the send money flow.  Here's what to do:
  1. During checkout, click Change or More Funding Options under Payment Method on the Review page.
  2. On the next page, select the payment method you want and click Continue.
  3. The payment method you selected will be used after your PayPal balance.

Tips:
  • Adding a debit or credit card or bank account to your PayPal account gives you more ways to send money.
  • An instant transfer is an automatic withdrawal of funds from your bank account to cover the cost of a purchase.
  • The default method of payment - after your PayPal balance - may vary depending on what funding methods are available on your account.
  • If you choose to change your payment method, you must do this for each payment that you send.

Your PayPal account balance is usually the first payment method used to fund a transaction. When you don’t have enough money in the required currency in your PayPal account balance, we will use the available funds and use your backup funding source (credit card or US bank account) for the remaining amount. If you don’t have money in the required currency in your PayPal account balance, we will use a different payment method on your account. Other payment methods can include your credit card or US bank account.

* We always try to use the cheapest funding source available on your account so that you will avoid having to pay currency conversion charges when possible.

Note:

  • You cannot set a default payment method on your account but you may be able to change it for individual transactions. To change the payment method for a transaction, click the Change or More Funding Options on the ‘Review your Payment’ page.
  • You cannot change your payment method after you send a payment.
Tips:
  • Adding a debit or credit card or bank account to your PayPal account gives you more ways to send money.
  • An instant transfer is an automatic withdrawal of funds from your bank account to cover the cost of a purchase.
  • The default method of payment - after your PayPal balance - may vary depending on what funding methods are available on your account.
  • If you choose to change your payment method, you must do this for each payment that you send.
When you make a payment, the money is first taken from your PayPal balance. If your balance cannot cover the full amount of your payment, the rest of the money can come from PayPal Credit products, your linked bank account, or your personal debit or credit card.

You can choose your payment method during the send money flow.  Here's what to do:
  1. During checkout, click Change or More Funding Options under Payment Method on the Review page.
  2. On the next page, select the payment method you want and click Continue.
  3. The payment method you selected will be used after your PayPal balance.

Tips:
  • Adding a debit or credit card or bank account to your PayPal account gives you more ways to send money.
  • An instant transfer is an automatic withdrawal of funds from your bank account to cover the cost of a purchase.
  • The default method of payment - after your PayPal balance - may vary depending on what funding methods are available on your account.
  • If you choose to change your payment method, you must do this for each payment that you send.