PayPal Invoicing – How It Works

To send an invoice with PayPal:
  1. Log in to your PayPal account
  2. Go to the Request Money tab
  3. Click on the Create an Invoice subtab
  4. Select an invoice template or blank template
  5. Fill out the invoice
  6. Review it
  7. Click Send Invoice
  8. If you prefer, save your invoice as a template for future use
To pay you, the invoice recipient will:
  1. Open your email, read the invoice, and see the PayPal payment button
  2. Click the payment button in the email
  3. Log in to the secure PayPal payment page
  4. Review the details of your invoice
  5. Click Pay
When you receive a payment, PayPal will:
  1. Send you a "You've received new funds" email with the payment information and a link to the payment details
  2. Record the payment in the Transaction History of your PayPal account