Send and transfer money at the speed of life.

Send money to just about anyone using their PayPal email address or mobile number and the money will go to their PayPal account. If they don't have a PayPal account, they can create one instantly for free. So go ahead and move your checkbook from the desk drawer to the junk drawer.

This is to friends or family

Free for both of you when sent domestically in USD, and funded with your PayPal balance or bank account.

Friends or family

This is for a good or service

Free for you. The seller pays a small fee to process the payment. You’re also covered by our Purchase Protection.

Goods or services

Transferring money should be as simple as snapping your fingers.

Your cash and cards can rest easy. PayPal lets you send money to anyone’s email address or mobile number – whether it’s a friend, school, or family member. They can set up a PayPal account for free, and the money goes right into it. Send money across the street or internationally as fast as you can enter your secure PIN.

How to Send Money


Enter your recipient’s email address or mobile number, add an amount and send money from your computer or phone.


Your friends can set up a PayPal account for free, and the money goes right into it.


Track your transactions in your account activity.

PayPal.Me is your link to getting paid.

Need to get paid back? Send friends, family, or customers your personal PayPal.Me link wherever you talk to them – text, email, or post. They click the link and enter the amount – no cash, no checks, no awkwardness.

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Split the check and split.

No more writing how much everybody owes on the back of the receipt. One person pays the check and everyone else sends them money in the app, for free. Now that’s a tip for you.

“I hired a painter online, and paid them with PayPal mobile.”

Ivan M, Boston, MA

Send money for free.

When you send money online to friends or family in the US from your bank account or balance, it's free for you and the recipient. When you buy a service or product, we charge the seller our normal low rate of 2.9% + $.30.

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Money gets there, quickly and securely.

Sending money online through PayPal is safer than carrying cash or exposing your financial information. Every eligible transaction is protected by advanced encryption and 24 hour fraud monitoring.

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$billion $ billion global dollars processed by PayPal in 2015

It's free to send money to family and friends in the US.

It’s only 2.9% + $0.30 per payment for goods or services and it’s free to send to friends or family in the US when using your bank account or balance.

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