Accept credit cards with our PCI-Compliant solution

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A customer shops on your site and chooses to pay using their credit or debit card.


They enter their payment and shipping details directly on your checkout pages.


They enter their credit card details on your site. PayPal hosts the payment pages behind the scenes, so we handle data security on your behalf.


What is PCI compliance?

Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards are minimum requirements for protecting your customers' payment card information. Adopted by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and JCB, PCI compliance is required for all merchants that store, transmit, or process payment card information.

How can PayPal help me with PCI compliance?

We have a PCI-compliant solution called Payflow Link that makes it easier for you to meet PCI standards. We offer checkout page templates that you can customize to match the look and feel of your website. These pages are hosted by PayPal, so our experts handle data security on your behalf.
This solution delivers two key advantages. Your customers never leave your site, giving them a seamless checkout experience. And since PayPal is PCI-compliant, your task of meeting these standards is a good deal simpler.
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† PayPal is not responsible for PCI compliance if you store, transmit, or process payment card information. Our PCI compliance can be validated at

I want to deal with PCI compliance on my own

Businesses that want total control of their online payment process can choose to meet the requirements themselves. These measures include implementing quarterly scans and audits, passing security assessments, building and maintaining a secure network, and other controls. You'll need to take these measures if you're considering PayPal Payments Pro.

If you're looking to accept credit cards online, you need to meet certain payment card security standards, known as PCI compliance,* to protect your customers' information. This page explains what's involved and how our PCI-compliant solution can help you.
* These requirements are determined by the PCI Security Standards Council.


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