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How do I get my money sooner for a transaction on hold?

You can work to expedite the release of temporarily unavailable funds by processing your sales quickly and then providing the fulfillment details.

Here are some specific actions you can take:
Action Time to release What you need to do
Print shipping
label with PayPal

Add Tracking
3 days after delivery Print shipping label with USPS or UPS on PayPal website and we’ll automatically update the tracking information for you.
3 days after delivery with supported carriers If you didn’t print the shipping label for a supported carrier with PayPal, upload the tracking number of one of our Supported Carriers. PayPal will release the payment within 3 days of the courier confirming delivery.
7 days after "Mark as Shipped" (14 days for international transactions) with other carriers You can also mark the item as “shipped” in your transaction detail page if you can’t provide a tracking number of our supported carriers.
Mark as "Order Processed" 7 days after "Mark as processed" (14 days for international transactions) If you don't have a tracking number (typically because you sold an intangible good or provided a service) you can mark the item as processed in the transaction detail page.
Buyer Confirmation 3 days after buyer confirmation Your buyers will have the option to confirm that they received the item if you transaction is held. They'll also receive the notification email after you upload tracking/print shipping label/Mark as processed.

After your hold is released, it may take until midnight (but it's usually sooner) for the money to appear in your account.

Supported Carriers:
Country                 Shipping Carriers
Canada Canada Post, UPS
France DHL, GLS, UPS
Germany Deutsche Post, DHL Express, DHL Packet, DPD, Hermes, UPS
Italy DHL, Post Italiano, UPS
Spain Correos, DHS, GLS
United Kingdom Collect+, DHL Express, FedEx, Parcel Force, Royal Mail, UPS, Yodel
United States DHL Express, DHL Global Mail, UPS, USPS
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