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How do I send a payment to someone’s email address?

You can send a payment to anyone if you know their email address. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click Send and Request at the top of the page.
  3. Depending on your payment type, click Pay for goods or services or Send money to friends and family.
  4. Enter the recipient's email address, and click Next.
  5. Enter the amount you want to send, and click Continue
  6. Review your payment information, and click Send Money Now.​


  • On the payment page, your payment will be set in the default currency of your recipient’s country or region. If you have an agreement with the recipient, you’re able to change it to other currency.
  • If you don't have enough funds in your PayPal balance, we'll use the payment method you’ve selected such as your credit card.
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