PayPal Commerce Platform

Your end-to-end commerce partner for platforms & marketplaces

PayPal Commerce Platform delivers a complete payments platform with the global scale and flexibility your business needs to stay competitive.

We have you and your customers covered

With PayPal Commerce Platform, give your customers the payment capabilities they need, and help create new revenue streams for your platform or marketplace.

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  • Simplify payments

    Make and accept payments, onboard customers, and manage risk with a single global platform. Experience the streamlined ease of a trusted technology stack.

  • Drive revenue

    Tap into the power of a trusted global network and offer preferred payment options used by millions of merchants and consumers around the world.

  • Grow globally

    Scale quickly and let your customers accept and make payments in over 100 currencies across 200+ markets, while we take care of payments complexity.

One provider for payments, payouts and more

Our flexible APIs let you route money seamlessly across your platform, supporting debit and credit card, regional payment methods, and PayPal transactions.

Accept payments

Covering all of your payment needs
Choose how your customers access a variety of payment options on your platform or marketplace. Let them accept payments nearly anywhere and receive funds quickly.
  • Credit & debit cards, PayPal, Venmo, pay later offers, and multiple local payment methods1
  • PayPal pay later options including Pay in 4, an interest-free installment solution, and PayPal Credit2. Learn more about pay later options.
  • Card vaulting, point-of-sale, and virtual terminal services
  • Subscriptions, billing agreements, and invoicing

Make payments

Flexible payouts
Pay your customers the way they want to be paid
  • Withdrawal from PayPal account options: bank accounts, PayPal, debit cards, and more
  • Bank payouts are available in US, UK, EU, AU, CA
  • Parallel/Split payments and multi-seller payments

Accelerate growth

Expand globally
Access millions of buyers and sellers around the world. PayPal Commerce Platform gives you the global reach and local expertise to allow you to enter new markets and acquire new customers. Offer your customers access to capital to help grow their business. Let us take care of payments while you focus on growth.

Monetize your payments
Flexibility for various business models that let you monetize payments globally

Manage risk

Reduce the complexity
Our simplified compliance process and global fraud detection capabilities let you handle payments with peace of mind. As experts in global payments & compliance, we help manage payment risk, fraud, liability, and regulatory burdens around the globe – so you can focus on what matters.

Help protect buyers and sellers securely with automated transaction monitoring, payee support, and anti-money laundering and compliance controls.

Help protect your business & your customers

Chargebacks and fraudulent transactions cost you time and money. With our advanced machine learning tools, you get customizable, end-to-end fraud protection for you and your customers. And Purchase Protection3 and Seller Protection4 are available on eligible PayPal transactions.

  • PCI DSS and 3DS 2.0 compliant solutions
  • Customizable fraud tools
  • Comprehensive, actionable fraud insights
  • Risk management expert advice
  • Dispute resolution via dynamic APIs

Streamline operations

Accelerate customer onboarding
Get your customers up and running painlessly with intuitive PayPal onboarding. Or, build your own experience powered by API Onboarding – we’ll always cover your KYC, OFAC, and AML checks.

Consolidated reporting
Review and optimize your performance easily. Easily access all transaction information, from payments, payouts, and platform fees to disputes reconciliation, settlements, and chargebacks.

World-class customer support

We’re here for you and your customers. With support available in 17 languages across the globe, you and your customers can get help nearly wherever you are.

Case studies

"The PayPal team is partnering with us... to help ensure we can continue to grow our business with payments as a lever." Kylie Gao - Sr. Product Manager, Grailed Read Case Study

"The PayPal Commerce Platform has enabled iFundWomen to open in exponentially more countries around the world." Karen Cahn - Founder & CEO, iFundWomen Read Case Study

"The integration was straightforward and the support team was always available to answer any questions." Gee Chuang - Co-Founder & CEO, Replin Read Case Study


Explore developer documentation and resources to help you integrate the most popular payment methods into your platform or marketplace.

Learn More

1 A limited number of local alternative payment methods are currently available with more being added regularly.

2 PayPal Credit is subject to consumer credit approval.

3 Available on eligible purchases. Limits apply.

4 Available on eligible purchases. Limits apply.

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