PayPal Commerce Platform

Open your business to the world

Millions of businesses choose the PayPal Commerce Platform to power their business at home and abroad. Whether you’re just getting started, or already a thriving enterprise or marketplace, the PayPal Commerce Platform is designed to help serve the needs of your business and your customers around the world.

Leveraging our two-sided network, the PayPal Commerce Platform lets you connect with more than 346 million PayPal customers in over 200 markets and is available on many of the world’s leading platforms and marketplaces. Access new markets, new channels to sell, and new customers nearly anywhere in the world, while giving your customers the choice to shop the way they want.

Built for you, no matter your size

Whether you’re a small business, ecommerce platform, marketplace, enterprise, or developer, PayPal Commerce Platform offers diverse tools to help run your business and help it grow.

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Up to USD $5 million in annual online sales Businesses

Open your small or medium-sized business up to the world with a simple set up, easy to use tools, and world class fraud and seller protection. All designed to help give you more time to grow your business.

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USD $5 million or more in annual online salesEnterprises

Help to gain a competitive edge with flexible solutions that can help you navigate a complex and changing global environment.

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Platforms & Marketplaces

Partner with PayPal to create optimal experiences for your sellers, and manage complex flows of money.

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Developers

Explore tools and resources to help you learn, experiment, and integrate our platform into the solutions you build.

A platform that scales with you

When you’re running a business, you need a partner who can adapt to your changing needs and knows how to help. That’s why we’ve built a platform that aims to help you succeed at every stage of your growth.

With one integration and a single account for reporting and settlement of funds, you can accept multiple payment methods. Wherever you sell, PayPal can help improve conversion by offering a secure, seamless checkout experience on any device.

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Accept payments

With PayPal, your customers can pay in many different ways — whether you sell online, in-person, or through email. Offer PayPal, cards and alternative payment methods.

  • Online

    Better online shopping experiences start with more ways to pay—credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, and alternative payment methods1.

  • In-person

    Accept contactless payments with a QR code that your customers can scan to easily transfer money to you.

  • Invoices

    Get paid quickly by sending customizable invoices via email.

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Make payments

With the PayPal Commerce Platform, get access to your money quickly and easily, so you can manage your cashflow, pay suppliers, send funds to other PayPal users and make online purchases.

  • Pay promptly

    Support your supply chain. Now, there is an easy, more efficient way to pay for the things your business needs.

  • Simplify payouts

    Easily send payments to multiple people in over 180 markets at the same time. If you don’t have a multi-currency account, PayPal can handle the currency conversion for you. Your full payout history is available online.

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Manage risk

Security isn’t an add on. It’s been engineered to help protect your transactions, wherever they originate, letting you focus on running your business. You’ll benefit from our global expertise, fraud detection that continuously learns new fraud patterns, and tools like Seller Protection2 – all created to give you greater peace of mind.

  • 24/7 Fraud Monitoring

    With a payments platform that automatically detects fraud, you can help safeguard your business from fraudulent transactions with PayPal’s real-time intelligence and adaptive machine learning.

  • Seller protection for PayPal payments

    We’ve got your back, so you can sell with confidence. PayPal Seller Protection helps protect your business from chargebacks, reversals, and fees—even when there’s a customer dispute.

  • PSD2 and 3DS

    The PayPal Commerce Platform has built-in support of two-factor authentication provided by cards (3D Secure). We include automatic updates as security protocols change.

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Streamline operations

When your back office runs more smoothly, you can focus on the things you love—the front end of your business. Our account management dashboards help your operations become more organised. They give you reporting and analytics, dispute resolution, Plus, everything is integrated, helping to extend your capabilities while customising your payments.

  • Control cashflow

    PayPal gives you quick and easy access to your funds. Payments usually reach your PayPal account in minutes. You can hold multi-currency balances in your account, re-spend anywhere PayPal is accepted, or withdraw to local bank accounts. Instant Transfers3 also give you the flexibility for immediate cash withdrawals.

  • Simple, speedy resolution

    With PayPal, managing disputes is simpler. You can track, manage, and resolve disputes from your business account.

  • Business insights

    With built-in reporting and analytics, it’s easier than ever to get a clear view of your sales performance.

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1 A limited number of local alternative payment methods are currently available with others being added regularly.

2 Available on eligible purchases. Limits Apply.

3 Transfers typically occur in minutes and vary by bank; debit card transfers may take up to 30 minutes. Eligible debit cards or bank accounts only. Fees, limits and other holds may apply.

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