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Does it cost money to open a PayPal account?


There's no charge to open a PayPal account and to add funds from a bank account in the U.S to your PayPal account. There is also no charge to purchase items using your PayPal account.

There are fees in other cases, such as:
  • Receiving payments for goods and services.
  • Receiving payments for goods and services from people in other countries.
For more details on fees, please click on Fees at the bottom of any PayPal page.


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