PayPal Merchant Fees

When you sell with us, you can get some of the most competitive rates in the business.


Last Updated: 22, October 2020

You can find details about changes to our rates and fees and when they will apply on our Policy Updates Page. You can also view these changes by clicking ‘Legal’ at the bottom of any web-page and then selecting ‘Policy Updates’.

Domestic: A transaction occurring when both the sender and receiver are registered with or identified by PayPal as residents of the same country/territory.

International:A transaction occurring when the sender and receiver are registered with or identified by PayPal as residents of different countries/territories. Certain countries are grouped together when calculating international transaction rates. For a listing of our groupings, please access our Country/Territory Grouping Table.

Country Code Table: We may refer to two-letter country/territory codes throughout our fee pages. For a complete listing of PayPal country codes, please access our Country Code Table.

Relevant Country/Territory

Rates published below apply to PayPal accounts of residents of the following country/territory:

Country/Territory list

India (IN)

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Commercial Transaction Rates

When you buy or sell goods or services, make any other commercial type of transaction, send or receive a charity donation or receive a payment when you “request money” using PayPal, we call that a “commercial transaction”.

Standard rate for receiving domestic transactions

Country/Territory of recipient’s addressRate
India (IN) – Standard Rate3.00% + 3 INR
Transactions undertaken through the following:
  • Debit card powered by RuPay, Unified
    Payments Interface (UPI) (BHIM-UPI), Unified
    Payments Interface Quick Response Code
    (UPI QR Code) (BHIM-UPI QR Code)
    (Prescribed Payment Modes)
2.50% + 3 INR

Payment and Settlement Systems Act 2007: For domestic payments you agree to pay a discounted fee of 2.5% + 3 INR for all modes of payment, including for Prescribed Payment Modes, in accordance with the terms hereunder towards value added services including but not limited to fraud management, technology services, and customer service.

Receiving international transactions

Where sender’s country/territory isRate
Outside of India (IN)4.40% + Fixed Fee

Fixed fee for commercial transactions (based on currency received)

CurrencyFee
Australian dollar0.30 AUD
Brazilian real0.60 BRL
Canadian dollar0.30 CAD
Czech koruna10.00 CZK
Danish krone2.60 DKK
Euro0.35 EUR
Hong Kong dollar2.35 HKD
Hungarian forint90.00 HUF
Indian Rupee3.00 INR
Israeli new shekel1.20 ILS
Japanese yen40.00 JPY
Malaysian ringgit2.00 MYR
Mexican peso4.00 MXN
CurrencyFee
New Taiwan dollar10.00 TWD
New Zealand dollar0.45 NZD
Norwegian krone2.80 NOK
Philippine peso15.00 PHP
Polish zloty1.35 PLN
Russian ruble10.00 RUB
Singapore dollar0.50 SGD
Swedish krona3.25 SEK
Swiss franc0.55 CHF
Thai baht11.00 THB
UK pounds sterling0.20 GBP
US dollar0.30 USD

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Alternative Payment Method Rates

We may allow your customers to choose any of the alternative payment methods (APM) listed in our APM agreement at checkout to pay you for purchases.

For a complete listing of the APMs we support, please see Annex 1 of your country’s APM agreement. You must accept the terms of your country’s APM agreement before receiving APM payments.

Our Commercial Transaction Rates apply when you receive APM funded payments. Additionally, if you are using the New Checkout Solution, a reduced rate may apply.

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Micropayments

Subject to application and pre-approval by PayPal, you may upgrade an existing account to receive the Micropayment rate. Micropayment rates can be ideal as an alternative to standard commercial transaction rates for business that process payments under 5.00 INR. If you upgrade to the Micropayment rate, this rate will apply to all commercial transaction payments received into your PayPal account. Please contact us to apply for the Micropayment rate.

Receiving micropayments

TransactionRate
International micropayments6.00% + micropayments fixed fee

Micropayments fixed fee

Based on payment currency:

CurrencyFee
Australian dollar0.05 AUD
Brazilian real0.10 BRL
Canadian dollar0.05 CAD
Czech koruna1.67 CZK
Danish krone0.43 DKK
Euro0.05 EUR
Hong Kong dollar0.39 HKD
Hungarian forint15.00 HUF
Indian Rupee0.25 INR
Israeli new shekel0.20 ILS
Japanese yen7.00 JPY
Malaysian ringgit0.20 MYR
Mexican peso0.55 MXN
CurrencyFee
New Taiwan dollar2.00 TWD
New Zealand dollar0.08 NZD
Norwegian krone0.47 NOK
Philippine peso2.50 PHP
Polish zloty0.23 PLN
Russian ruble2.00 RUB
Singapore dollar0.08 SGD
Swedish krona0.54 SEK
Swiss franc0.09 CHF
Thai baht1.80 THB
UK pounds sterling0.05 GBP
US dollar0.05 USD

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Dispute Fees

We may charge a Dispute Fee when a buyer files a dispute claim or chargeback for a transaction that was processed through the buyer’s PayPal account or a PayPal checkout solution. Please see the User Agreement for more information about Standard and High Volume Dispute fees.

Dispute fees will be applied in the currency of the original transaction.

Standard Dispute Fees

CurrencyFee
Australian dollar12.00 AUD
Brazilian real35.00 BRL
Canadian dollar10.00 CAD
Czech koruna185.00 CZK
Danish krone55.00 DKK
Euro7.00 EUR
Hong Kong dollar65.00 HKD
Hungarian forint2450.00 HUF
Indian Rupee580.00 INR
Israeli new shekel30.00 ILS
Japanese yen870.00 JPY
Malaysian ringgit35.00 MYR
Mexican peso160.00 MXN
CurrencyFee
New Taiwan dollar250.00 TWD
New Zealand dollar13.00 NZD
Norwegian krone75.00 NOK
Philippine peso405.00 PHP
Polish zloty30.00 PLN
Russian ruble600.00 RUB
Singapore dollar11.00 SGD
Swedish krona75.00 SEK
Swiss franc8.00 CHF
Thai baht250.00 THB
UK pounds sterling6.00 GBP
US dollar8.00 USD

High Volume Dispute Fees

CurrencyFee
Australian dollar24.00 AUD
Brazilian real70.00 BRL
Canadian dollar20.00 CAD
Czech koruna370.00 CZK
Danish krone110.00 DKK
Euro14.00 EUR
Hong Kong dollar130.00 HKD
Hungarian forint4900.00 HUF
Indian Rupee1160.00 INR
Israeli new shekel60.00 ILS
Japanese yen1740.00 JPY
Malaysian ringgit70.00 MYR
Mexican peso320.00 MXN
CurrencyFee
New Taiwan dollar500.00 TWD
New Zealand dollar26.00 NZD
Norwegian krone150.00 NOK
Philippine peso810.00 PHP
Polish zloty60.00 PLN
Russian ruble1200.00 RUB
Singapore dollar22.00 SGD
Swedish krona150.00 SEK
Swiss franc16.00 CHF
Thai baht500.00 THB
UK pounds sterling12.00 GBP
US dollar16.00 USD

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Currency Conversions

For information about how we convert currency, please see the user agreement.

The transaction exchange rate used for your currency conversion includes a fee which we charge above the base exchange rate. The fee depends on the type of currency conversion, as follows:

Converting balance and payments received into another currency

Rate
3.0% above the base exchange rate (to form the transaction exchange rate)

Conversions in all other cases

Rates for all currency conversions (e.g. when sending payments not in INR):

CurrencyRate above the base exchange rate
(to form the transaction exchange rate)
CurrencyRate above the base exchange rate
(to form the transaction exchange rate)
Australian dollar (AUD)4.00%New Taiwan dollar (TWD)4.00%
Brazilian real (BRL)4.00%New Zealand dollar (NZD)4.00%
Canadian dollar (CAD)4.00%Norwegian krone (NOK)4.00%
Czech koruna (CZK)4.00%Philippine peso (PHP)4.00%
Danish krone (DKK)4.00%Polish zloty (PLN)4.00%
Euro (EUR)4.00%Russian ruble (RUB)4.00%
Hong Kong dollar (HKD)4.00%Singapore dollar (SGD)4.00%
Hungarian forint (HUF)4.00%Swedish krona (SEK)4.00%
Indian Rupee (INR)4.00%Swiss franc (CHF)4.00%
Israeli new shekel (ILS)4.00%Thai baht (THB)4.00%
Japanese yen (JPY)4.00%UK pounds sterling (GBP)4.00%
Malaysian ringgit (MYR)4.00%US dollar (USD)4.00%
Mexican peso (MXN)4.00%

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Transfers Out of PayPal

You can typically transfer money out of PayPal by standard transfers to your linked bank account or eligible cards. A currency conversion (and currency conversion fees) may also apply.

Transferring balance from a business PayPal account

Transfer toTransfer TypeRate
Bank accountStandardNo Fee (when no currency conversion is involved)

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Other Merchant Fees

Included below are fees associated with events, requests, or actions that may happen when you use your account.

Other Fees

ActivityDescriptionRate
Bank Return on Transfer out of PayPalThis fee is charged when a transfer out of PayPal is attempted by a user and it fails because incorrect bank account information or delivery information is provided.250.00
Commercial Transaction RefundsFull Refunds
  • If you refund a Commercial Transaction payment, there are no fees to make the refund, but the fees you originally paid to receive the payment are not returned to you.
Partial Refunds
  • If you refund a Commercial Transaction payment, there are no fees to make the refund, but the fees you originally paid to receive the payment are not returned to you.

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