What are the fees for PayPal accounts?
Opening an account:
PayPal does not charge a fee to open a PayPal account.
Sending money – Personal payments (feature not available for all countries):
There are no fees within the U.S. to send money to family and friends when you use only your PayPal balance or bank account, or a combination of your PayPal balance and bank account.
There is a fee to send money as a personal payment using a debit card or credit card.
Receiving money – Personal payments (feature not available for all countries):
There are no fees to receive money from friends or family in the U.S. when they send the money from the PayPal website using only their PayPal balance or their bank account, or a combination of their PayPal balance and bank account.
Goods and services – Purchase payments:
There’s no fee to use PayPal to purchase goods or services. However, if you receive money for goods or services (such as from selling an item on eBay), there will be a fee for each transaction
There is a fee when you send a payment to someone in another country or if you receive a payment from someone in another country. The PayPal User Agreement has specific information. You can find the User Agreement by clicking Legal Agreements at the bottom of any PayPal page.
Note: It is currently not possible to send or receive a personal payment to and from India using PayPal. If you’re sending money for a personal payment to India, we recommend you use Xoom.com.
You can withdraw money from your PayPal account to your bank account at no cost. If you prefer to receive a check, there is a fee for a check to be issued.
For an overview of all fees, log in to your PayPal account and click Fees at the bottom of any PayPal page.