PayPal makes it easy to get paid online.
PayPal Payments Standard takes the hassle out of accepting payments online. You handle the sales. We handle everything from the checkout process, to security, to mobile compatibility.
PayPal is trusted by over 179 million active accounts around the world. This gives your customers peace of mind throughout the purchasing process and you the time to focus on your business priorities.
Running an online business is challenging. With PayPal Payments Standard, PayPal handles the complete checkout experience and then returns the user to your site so you can start selling without the hassle.
Grows with you
When you are ready to develop your own customized eCommerce experience, PayPal is ready to provide you with the same technology and experience used by world-class enterprises.
2.9% + $0.30 per transaction
No set-up fees. No monthly fees or termination fees. No hidden fees. You only pay when you get paid. Volume discounts available. For US transactions only; additional fees may apply for international transactions.
Need a customized checkout experience?
What's included in PayPal Payments Standard?
- Accept PayPal paymentsIncluded
- Accept credit and debit cardsIncluded
- Accept 26 currencies from 203 countriesIncluded
- Detailed transactions dashboardIncluded
- Accept PayPal Credit payments (U.S. only) Included
- Optimized mobile checkout experienceIncluded
- Simplified PCI compliance standardsIncluded
- Keep customers on your site through checkoutPayPal Payments Pro
- Customizable checkout experience PayPal Payments Pro
Get started quickly with our secure payment buttons.
You can set up your button in about 15 minutes. Just copy and paste a few lines of code into your site. There’s no credit application or set-up fees. You only start paying when you start receiving payments.
Quick access to your money with rewards.
When the order is complete the money shows up in your account usually in minutes. Keep the money in your PayPal account or transfer it to your bank account, or use the PayPal Business Debit MasterCard® for your business purchases. When using the card you can earn 1% cash back on all eligible purchases.1Learn about PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®
1Additional enrollment for Cash Back is required. Earn Cash Back when you use your card online, over the phone or sign up for a purchase. Cash Back will be earned on net purchases when the receipt is signed or when the purchase is authorized as a credit transaction by phone or online. Purchases made using a PIN are not eligible to earn Cash Back.
We handle the complications
PayPal merchant accounts go beyond payment processing to provide you with more of the support and time you need for your business.
Security and Fraud Detection
More than just online payments
When you sign up for a PayPal merchant account you gain access to many payment method types, just a click away. Only use what you need.
Mobile and in-store payments
Looking for an enterprise-scale or fully customized checkout?Learn about PayPal Payments Pro
Frequently Asked Questions
PayPal Payments Standard takes your customers to a PayPal hosted checkout page to relieve you of the burden of protecting their financial data. It also works with the most popular shopping carts, including Go Daddy, ASecureCart, and Ennyware. See more shopping cart partners
Need help with Standard?
Need help with selecting and setting up the right payment services?
Our Developer Center is full of useful information about our APIs, platform compatibility, set up guides and other technical questions.
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Need help with an existing PayPal Business account?
PayPal is just so easy. If you want to start accepting payments today, you can. It integrates with most platforms and [website] templates. It’s cost-effective. And there’s a lot of training available.
– Sarah Davis Founder Fashionphile.com