Locate the recipient’s country in the table below.


Find the applicable fee based on the payment method used.

Recipient’s country Fee Plus additional fee for the portion of the payment funded by a credit card, debit card or prepaid card
United States, Canada, Northern Europe,* Europe I** or Europe II† £1.99 3.4% + fixed fee (charged in the currency received)
Any other country £3.993.4% + fixed fee (charged in the currency received)

Note: If your payment involves a currency conversion, a currency conversion fee also applies.

Currency transfer and cross-border commercial payment fees

Fees for receiving payments from buyers outside your country, are based on the fees for receiving domestic commercial payments with:

The percentage based element increased by the Cross-Border Fee outlined in the table below.

The fixed fee element based on the currency received or set out in the fixed fee table below.

Sender’s country Cross-border fee
Northern Europe* 0.4%
Europe I** 0.5%
US/Canada 1.0%
Europe II† 1.3%
Rest of world 2%

Fixed Fee (based on currency received)

Currency: Fee:
Australian dollar $0.30 AUD
Brazilian real R$0.60 BRL
Canadian dollar
$0.30 CAD
Czech koruna
10.00 CZK
Danish krone 2.60 DKK
Euro €0.35 EUR
Hong Kong dollar
$2.35 HKD
Hungarian forint
90.00 HUF
Israeli new shekel 1.20 ILS
Japanese yen ¥40.00 JPY
Malaysian ringgit
2.00 MYR
Mexican peso 4.00 MXN
New Taiwan dollar $10.00 TWD
New Zealand dollar
$0.45 NZD
Norwegian krone 2.80 NOK
Philippine peso
15.00 PHP
Polish zloty
1.35 PLN
Russian ruble 10.00 RUB
Singapore dollar $0.50 SGD
Swedish krona 3.25 SEK
Swiss franc 0.55 CHF
Thai baht 11.00 THB
UK pounds sterling £0.20 GBP
US dollar $0.30 USD

PayPal currency conversion fee.

Fees for converting your balance or payments that you receive into another currency: 2.5% above the Base Exchange Rate††

Fees for all other transactions involving a currency conversion (e.g. sending payments not in GBP):

Currency and code Currency conversion fee
(above the Base Exchange Rate††)
Australian dollar (AUD) 4.0%
Brazilian real (BRL) 4.0%
Canadian dollar (CAD) 3.5%
Czech koruna (CZK) 3.5%
Danish krone (DKK) 3.5%
Euro (EUR) 3.5%
Hong Kong dollar (HKD) 4.0%
Hungarian forint (HUF) 3.5%
Israeli new shekel (ILS) 4.0%
Japanese yen (JPY) 4.0%
Malaysian ringgit (MYR) 4.0%
Mexican peso (MXN) 4.0%
New Taiwan dollar (TWD) 4.0%
New Zealand dollar (NZD) 4.0%
Norwegian krone (NOK) 3.5%
Philippine peso (PHP) 4.0%
Polish zloty (PLN) 3.5%
Russian ruble (RUB) 3.5%
Singapore dollar (SGD) 4.0%
Swedish krona (SEK) 3.5%
Swiss franc (CHF) 3.5%
Thai baht (THB) 4.0%
UK pounds sterling (GBP) 3.5%
US dollar (USD) 3.5%

†† For more information on how the Base Exchange Rate is set, see the User Agreement.