PayPal Account Types

Why Use PayPal?
  • Faster than sending checks or money orders
  • Industry-leading fraud prevention helps keep you safe
  • Financial information is kept private and secure
  • eBay Tools and Merchant Services are free to use
  • Accepted on eBay and merchant websites
  • Payments can be made locally or in 203 countries and regions worldwide

Signing up for a PayPal account is free and there's no charge to send money. PayPal's low transaction fees are applied when Premier and Business Account holders receive money.

Choose the Right PayPal Account for You

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Account BenefitsPersonalPremierBusiness
Send money
24-hour fraud surveillance
Customer Service availability
eBay ToolsLimited
Merchant ServicesLimited
Accept credit or debit cards
Multi-user access  

PayPal allows members to have one Personal account and one Premier or Business account. However, each PayPal account must contain unique email addresses and financial information. You may upgrade your account at any time.