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How do I get money out of my PayPal account?

You can transfer money directly to your linked bank account or eligible Visa or Mastercard debit or prepaid card. Alternatively, you can have us mail you a check.

Here’s how to make an Instant transfer to your eligible card or bank account (subject to a fee):

  1. Go to Wallet.
  2. Click Transfer Money.
  3. Click Transfer to your bank.
  4. Select in minutes.
  5. Follow the instructions.

Here’s how to make a Standard transfer to your bank account or eligible card:

  1. Go to Wallet.
  2. Click Transfer Money.
  3. Click Transfer to your bank.
  4. Select in 1-3 days (No fee).
  5. Follow the instructions.

To withdraw money on the app:

  1. Tap your PayPal balance.
  2. Tap Transfer.
  3. Tap Transfer to bank at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Select in minutes (fee applies) or in 1-3 days (no fee).
  5. Tap Transfer Now.

If you selected Instant Transfer, you should see the money in your bank account in minutes, but this timeframe may vary depending on the bank. If you don’t see the money in your bank account after 30 minutes, contact your bank for more information. Our team members can’t change the status of your transfer.

The Standard transfer to your bank typically completes in 1 business day, but depending on your bank's clearing process, it may take 3-5 business days. Keep in mind that holidays aren't business days.

Standard transfers to your eligible debit card take approximately 48 hours.

Here's how to request a check (timeframe is 5-10 business days): 

  1. Go to Wallet.
  2. Click Transfer Money.
  3. Click Request a check by mail (fee applies).
  4. Enter the amount you want to transfer (the minimum is $1.51 USD).
  5. Click Next.
  6. Review your transfer details, then click Request (amount) Now.
  7. Click Done.

The PayPal Debit Card is the fastest way to withdraw money from your PayPal Balance account.

You can withdraw up to $400.00 USD from your account from an ATM each day. Additional ATM fees associated with cash withdrawal and foreign payments may apply.

All transfers are subject to review and could be delayed or stopped if we identify an issue.

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