Checkout integration

An all-in-one checkout that adapts with your business.

Our custom checkout integration gives you the flexibility to upgrade at any time. Start with the features you need and add more as your business grows.

A mobile phone screen showing an order summary at checkout; a tile showing that Apple Pay is available with Advanced Checkout

Choose the checkout integration that’s right for your business

Get started fast with our basic integration

Accept PayPal payments with a secure checkout experience that you can upgrade at any time. There’s less coding. Fast setup.

Are you using an ecommerce platform or looking for one? Explore our partner solutions.

Accept PayPal payments

Accept card payments through a PayPal-hosted checkout flow

Choose from preselected button shapes and colors

Included with Standard Checkout

PayPal payment options to help boost sales

Basic customization that simplifies checkout

Built-in risk management

Already using our online checkout? Check and see if you should upgrade to get the latest features.

Pricing for Standard Checkout

PayPal payments

3.49%
+ $0.49
fixed fee per transaction²

Standard rate for domestic transactions. Fees are subject to change.

Card processing

2.99%
+ $0.49
fixed fee per transaction²

Standard rate for domestic transactions. Fees are subject to change.

Steps to get Standard Checkout

1. Sign up or log in

It all starts with a Business account. If you already have a Personal account, it’s easy to upgrade or create a new Business account.

2. Set up your account

If your account is brand new, you’ll need to verify your contact info and add your bank account before getting started.

3. Add a developer

This option requires coding, so give your developer account access. Need a developer? You can look for one in our solutions directory.

4. Code it on your site

Check out our developer resources to learn more about getting Standard Checkout up and running.

5. Start selling

You’re all set to accept payments on your website. Want more flexibility, payment options, and security? Upgrade to the Advanced Checkout integration at any time.

Get more ways to pay and extra branding options

Accept PayPal payments. Process credit and debit cards at a competitive rate. Offer Apple Pay®, Google Pay™️ and alternative payment methods from around the world. There’s more coding involved, but you get more control over your checkout page and additional security on eligible purchases.

Are you using an ecommerce platform or looking for one? Explore our partner solutions.

Accept PayPal payments

Process card payments directly on your site

Customize your card fields and payment buttons to fit your brand

Included with Advanced Checkout

Flexible payment methods

Customizable features

Advanced risk management

Already using our online checkout? Check and see if you should upgrade to get the latest features.

Pricing for Advanced Checkout

PayPal payments

3.49%
+ $0.49
fixed fee per transaction²

Standard rate for domestic transactions. Fees are subject to change.

Card processing and alternative payment methods

2.59%
+ $0.49
fixed fee per transaction²

Add Chargeback Protection for an additional 0.40% per transaction.4

Interchange++ pricing available.

Standard rate for domestic transactions. Fees are subject to change.

Steps to get Advanced Checkout

1. Sign up or log in

It all starts with a Business account. If you already have a Personal account, it’s easy to upgrade or create a new Business account.

2. Set up your account

If your account is brand new, you’ll need to verify your contact info and add your bank account before getting started.

3. Apply to activate

Fill out a short form about your business so we can make sure Advanced Checkout is the best fit for you. It can take a day or two to get approved.

4. Add a developer

This option requires coding, so give your developer account access. Need a developer? You can look for one in our solutions directory.

5. Code it on your site

Check out our developer resources to learn more about how you can customize your checkout experience.

6. Start selling

You’re all set to accept payments on your website.

Compare our custom checkout solutions

Compare our custom checkout solutions
Features Standard Advanced
Accept PayPal payments (PayPal, Venmo1, Pay Later options, and Checkout with Crypto)
Credit and debit card processing (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and more)
Processed as a PayPal payment
Processed outside of PayPal payments
Customize customer checkout flow
Apple Pay
Google Pay
Multi currency credit and debit card payment processing
Alternative payment methods2
One-time sale transactions
Recurring payments
Optimized for mobile
Customer authentication 
through 3D Secure
Options for full, partial, or multiple
 refunds and reversals
Track your transactions from one dashboard
Automatically update customer card information with Real-time account updater
Save customer card, billing, and shipping
 info for fast checkout
Set up automatic transfers to your bank account
Third-party network token processing
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Security Standard Advanced
Seller Protection on eligible transactions3
Chargeback Protection4
Optional add-on
Fraud Protection on eligible transactions
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Requirements Standard Advanced
PayPal Business account
Approved application
Developer support
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Pricing Standard Advanced
PayPal Business account Free Free
PayPal payments
3.49% + $0.49 fixed fee per transaction 3.49% + $0.49 fixed fee per transaction
Credit and debit card payments 2.99% + $0.49 fixed fee per transaction 2.59% + $0.49 fixed fee per transaction
Apple Pay and alternative payment methods
2.59% + $0.49 fixed fee per transaction
Add Chargeback Protection4 + 0.40% per transaction
Fees are subject to change.

Using an ecommerce platform to power your online store?

PayPal is already integrated with many popular ecommerce platforms, so you can start accepting payments right away—no coding required.

Resources for developers

Get your API credentials, demo product experiences, and even join our developer community. Learn how to integrate our custom checkout solution and add new features as you grow.

You’re in good company

Businesses around the world use PayPal to help their customers check out seamlessly. Our online checkout can be customized to fit your needs—even if you’re just getting started.

We support businesses just like yours

Every business needs a reliable partner. From secure payment processing to helpful business insights, we’re here for you.

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