Last Updated: November 17, 2017

Buying is free for purchases made within Mexico*

You do not pay fees to buy with PayPal in Mexico

Fees for receiving payments

All amounts and percentages expressed here are subject to VAT

The base rate for receiving payments in your PayPal Account from users in Mexico is: And when you receive payments in your PayPal Account from users outside Mexico:
3.95% + fixed fee You pay 0.50% in addition to the applicable rate

We offer tiered fees for receiving payments based on the volume of payments received in your PayPal Account from users in Mexico and subject to further review and approval by PayPal, but you must contact us to receive the applicable rate.  Tiered rates are applied at PayPal’s discretion, and begin to be applied only once your account is approved for the applicable rate.  The tiered fees that may apply are described in the table below:

If the volume of payments received in your PayPal Account from users in Mexico is: You may be eligible to pay: And when you receive payments in your PayPal Account from users outside Mexico:
$50,000 -$249,999 pesos 3.65% + fixed fee You pay 0.50% in addition to the applicable rate
$250,000 - $499,999 pesos 3.45% + fixed fee
$500,000 – $999,999 pesos 3.15% + fixed fee
+ $1,000,000 pesos 2.95% + fixed fee

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Donations

We have special rates for non-profit organizations.

Funds availability is subject to credit and risk analysis by PayPal.

Contact us to request this rate. Application of any special rates is subject to review and approval at PayPal’s discretion.

Currency conversion

When a currency conversion is required, it will be completed at a foreign exchange rate determined by PayPal based on wholesale currency market conditions or, if required by law or regulation. The exchange rate is adjusted regularly and may be applied immediately and without notice to you. The exchange rate includes a 3.5% processing Fee (plus applicable VAT) above the wholesale exchange rate, and the processing fee is retained by PayPal. You may have the option to have the card issuer perform the conversion (depending on the type of funding source). Please see Section 5.4 of the User Agreement for more detail.