Hold, sell, and buy cryptocurrency

Curious about crypto? Get confident with the app.

Use the app to buy, transfer, and sell cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin.1

What you should know about crypto with PayPal

Buy cryptocurrency simply in the app

Start with as little as $1 with the funds already available in your PayPal balance.

Unauthorized transfer reimbursement

PayPal works to prevent unauthorized transfers of cryptocurrency, and you may be eligible for reimbursement up to an equivalent of $50,0002 in the event of an unauthorized transfer.

Learn at your own pace

Read our latest articles and know the basics about crypto directly from the app.

All your crypto in one place

Transfer your crypto into your PayPal Balance account or send some to a friend in just a few steps.

Send. Receive. Transfer.

Make your crypto move.

How to get started with cryptocurrency

Explore crypto articles

to learn about digital currencies and how they work.

Go to Finances

and select Crypto from the dashboard.

Choose your crypto

select Buy, and choose the amount you’d like to purchase.

Do more with your digital currency

Select crypto at checkout on eligible purchases when checking out at millions of online stores worldwide.

How to check out with crypto

Get set up

Complete your W-9 tax form in advance in the app to use your crypto as a payment method.

Select your crypto

Crypto’s automatically available as a payment option as long as you’re able to pay in full.

Let us do the rest

We’ll convert the crypto amount into USD, or to the seller's currency, at no additional fee.1

Frequently asked questions

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