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Pay almost anyone, anywhere

It’s simple, secure, speedy.​ Sign up, link your cards and banks, and you’re ready to send and spend.

Check out in seconds

No need to enter your card info and shipping details every time. We’ll do it for you at millions of online sites around the world.

Across table or across the globe

Split the bill, get paid back, or send some joy back home. It’s the easy way to send money across the miles.1

Stretch your dollar even further

Help boost your spending power. Split up your payments over time with access to our credit options. Each matched to your needs.

Your fave ways to pay in one place

Securely store all your preferred ways to pay—from debit and credit cards to your bank to your PayPal balance.

Your money on the move

Cash a check from your couch.2 Explore the world of crypto.3 Get paid before payday.4 Or build out your side hustle. An account with PayPal is just the beginning.

How to sign up for PayPal

Create a login

You’ll need your email, phone and personal info. We’ll walk you through the process.

Add a payment method

Link your preferred credit or debit card. You can add a bank account too.

You’re set

Shop, pay, get cash back, and more.

How does PayPal work FAQs

Trust the way you pay

Easily and securely spend, send, and manage your transactions—all in one place. Download the app on your phone or sign up for free online.

Scan the code or enter your number to get the app.

A QR code you can scan with the camera on your phone to download the PayPal app
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