PayPal Commerce Platform

Get started with PayPal Commerce Platform

Learn how to set up your account and start getting paid.

Setup Help: 020 794 93272

Make sure your account is ready to accept payments

Follow these setup steps to get seller ready.

Confirm your email

If you haven’t already, confirm your email address to start accepting payments.

Provide your business name

Confirm your business name to appear on your customers’ credit card or bank statement.

Access your funds

Link your bank account to your PayPal Business account to transfer funds.

Accept payments

Let us help you make shopping fast and easy for your customers.

PayPal Commerce Platform provides you with a simple way to accept payments, whether you have an online or physical store or sell through a marketplace. It’s easy to get started—just follow a few simple steps and collect your first payment.

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  • Take every effort to improve sales by letting your customers pay the way they want to without leaving your website. PayPal Checkout allows you to accept some of the most popular payment methods in 200+ markets, including PayPal, card payments and other alternative and local payment methods. All in a single integration on your website.

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  • If you have built your website through a shopping cart or other ecommerce platform, check with your provider for how to accept PayPal on your site.

    If you don’t have a website yet, visit our solution providers directory to learn how you can start building one today.

  • There are two options for integrating PayPal checkout with your site:

    1. Work with a developer: Share our five steps with a developer to get the code and API credentials to set up your payments and add code to your site. Learn More.
    2. Work with one of our ecommerce platform partners that already has PayPal integrated into their platform. See the list.


Use your PayPal business login to sign up to Zettle.

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Order your reader online.

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Download the Zettle app to your phone or tablet.

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Do you need help with your PayPal Here card reader?

Visit the PayPal Here Resource Centre for technical support.
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Invoice Template

To create an invoice template for your business, click the 'Save' drop-down menu at the top of your invoice, choose 'Save as Template' and give your template a unique name for you to use next time.

PayPal Business App

Download the PayPal Business app to create and send invoices on the go. Just log in, select 'Create an invoice' and fill out your item details. You can also manage account activity and send payment reminders whenever you need to.

Accelerate growth

Help to scale your business with solutions from PayPal.
Explore options to help you expand, drive sales and fund your business.

Streamline operations

Explore the key tools available with PayPal Commerce Platform.

View your activity

Check the status of all payments from your PayPal business account's 'Activity' tab. Tap a transaction for more details.

Resolve customer queries

We can help if something goes wrong. Respond to unauthorised activity or transaction issues straight from the Resolution Centre under the 'Tools' tab.

Learn business insights

Access shopper insights, personalised charts on your sales performance and more from your PayPal account's 'Reports' tab.

Manage your funds

Easily withdraw money from your PayPal account to your bank account--just click 'Transfer money' and enter the amount you'd like to move.

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Manage your account

Resolution Centre

Business Resource Centre

Merchant Technical Support

1Some PayPal Credit options may require you to hold FCA permissions before integration.

2To apply for PayPal Working Capital, you must have had a PayPal business account for 3 months and process minimum annual PayPal sales of £9,000. PayPal sales history and account behaviour determine eligibility. Minimum payments apply. See terms for details.