The customer purchases an item and pays with PayPal.


The money goes into your PayPal account as pending balance.


Process the order and mark it as “shipped" to access your funds earlier. Otherwise, the money should be released within 21 days.

Common reasons.

Here’s why your funds may not be available for withdrawal.

3 simple criteria.

Once you’ve fulfilled all the 3 criteria below and become an established seller with us, you should be able to withdraw your money. The criteria may vary for eBay sellers. Log in to your account to view your country-specific criteria.

  • Complete a minimum of 5 transactions;
  • Transactions amounting to US$100; and
  • Be a PayPal merchant for at least 60 days.

Avoid future delayed payments.

1. Improve your selling performance

  • Process orders and ship quickly using a reliable service that provides tracking and delivery confirmation.
  • Avoid buyer disputes, claims, and chargebacks.
  • If you sell on eBay, improve your Detailed Seller Ratings (DSRs) scores.

2. Maintain updated records

  • Upload or save tracking information or delivery confirmation numbers.
  • Confirm your personal account details such as address and phone numbers and keep them up to date.
  • Verify your account and keep your financial information up to date.

3. Communicate with your buyers

  • Communicate early and often with your buyers.
  • Resolve buyer issues quickly through our Resolution Centre.

Establish a good selling history.

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