Transaction Fees for Domestic Payments

Transaction Fees for Domestic Payments

Sending money

When is sending money free?It's free to send money to friends and family when you use your PayPal balance or bank account as your payment method.

When do I pay fees?If you use a debit or credit card to fund your payment to friends and family, fees will apply. Fees also apply if the money you send is to pay for goods or services.


    Receiving purchase payments

    The standard rate for receiving payments for goods and services is 3.4%.

    If you receive more than £1,500.00 GBP per month, you're eligible to apply for PayPal's Merchant Rate – which lowers your fees as your sales volume increases. Your fees can be as low as 1.4%, based on your previous month's sales volume.

    Purchase payments received (monthly)Fee per transaction
    £0.00 GBP - £1,500.00 GBP3.4% + £0.20 GBP
    £1,500.01 GBP - £6,000.00 GBP2.9% + £0.20 GBP
    £6,000.01 GBP - £15,000.00 GBP2.4% + £0.20 GBP
    £15,000.01 GBP - £55,000.00 GBP1.9% + £0.20 GBP
    above £55,000.00 GBP* 1.4% + £0.20 GBP

    * Applies to Website Payments Standard, PayPal Express Checkout and PayPal Express Checkout transactions on Website Payments Pro.

    Lower rates may apply. Your eligibility for lower rates is determined by the sales volume from the previous calendar month. Are you eligible for lower rates?

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    General fees

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