How to transfer money

1. Download the App

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2. Select recipient

Add your contacts and simply search or scroll through your address book.

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3. Hit Send

Enter the amount, add your own message and transfer money. It’s that fast.

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Email or mobile number. That’s all you need*.

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Send money to millions of people around the world.


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Transfer money in more than 25 currencies.

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20 secs. Average time to receive money

Pay back in seconds for last night’s drinks

Settling up for a big night out is easy with the PayPal app. Save yourself a bank transfer and send money in seconds.

Pay back in seconds for yesterday’s adventure

No need to worry about online banking. Whatever the activity, the PayPal app makes pay back easy.

Pay back in seconds for today’s coffee break

Take your time with that coffee knowing that the PayPal app makes it easy to transfer money to friends.

Send money abroad with ease.

With PayPal, it’s easy to send money to friends and family abroad. And thanks to our new Xoom service, you can send money directly to international bank accounts, cash pick up locations, and more.

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Settle up

Create your unique link, share it and start receiving money.

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Request money

Ask for money from anyone via their email address or phone number*.

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*Free when sending money to a UK account from a UK account in £GBP. Fees apply when converting currency and when sending money to an account in another country. See fees.

**The recipient will need to create a PayPal account if they don't have one.

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