Direct Deposit

Payday, meet PayPal.

Get paychecks or government payments automatically sent to your PayPal Balance account1 up to 2 days early.2

Direct Deposit with PayPal

Early payment

Set it up once and enjoy access to your funds up to 2 days early.2

Easy setup

No more waiting for checks in the mail or trips to the bank.

Flexible use

Use the funds in your PayPal balance to shop and send money.3

Get paid, get started

With Direct Deposit, your money goes right to your PayPal balance. Use it to shop, send money, transfer funds to PayPal Savings,4 or get a head start on your bills.

Setting up Direct Deposit is easy

Identify your employer

Find your employer, government agency, or payroll provider.

Verify your identity

Follow the steps to confirm your identity with your employer.

Confirm amount

Deposit your entire check or enter the amount of money you want to go to your PayPal balance.

You’re all set

Once processed, your Direct Deposit will begin within two pay cycles. We’ll notify you each time your money comes in.

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