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How do I send a payment request or invoice through PayPal?
You can send a payment request or invoice to anyone who has an email address. When the payment request or invoice is paid, the funds are added to your PayPal account balance.
Send a payment request
- Click Request from friends or customers.
- Enter your recipient's email address, and click Next.
- Enter amount of the payment, and add a note (optional).
- Click Request Payments.
Send an invoice
- Click Create invoice.
- Select a template you want to use from the dropdown menu. If this is your first time creating an invoice, select Create a new template.
- Enter your information, the customer’s information, and the details of the payment.
- Click Save template for future use, and then click Send.
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