PayPal Security Key - PayPal

PayPal Security Key

Add an extra level of security when you log in with the PayPal Security Key.

We protect your account with one of the highest levels of online security available. Now you can add even more protection with the PayPal Security Key.

Already have a key?

Or to activate your PayPal Security Key with your eBay account.

How does it work?

  1. Order and activate your PayPal Security Key.
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. When prompted, enter the code on your Security Key.

Other Frequently Asked Questions »

Keep one step ahead.

You get a different security code every time you log in to your PayPal account, giving you peace of mind by knowing you're protected against potential online threats.

Keep it simple.

Just enter the security code displayed after you enter your user name and password.

Keep it with you.

Since youâll need to use your Security Key every time you log in to your PayPal and eBay accounts, we've made it small and portable. In fact, it fits right on your key chain so you can take it with you and access your account from just about anywhere.

The PayPal Security Key.

Generates a unique six-digit security code about every 30 seconds. You enter that code when you log in to your PayPal or eBay account with your regular user name and password. Then the code expires - no one else can use it. Watch the demo

How much does it cost?

There is a one-time non-refundable fee of $5.00 USD.* After that, there's no monthly fee or recurring charge - your extra layer of security is free. Order your Security Key

*Fee waived for PayPal Business accounts.