PayPal Commerce Platform

The platform that grows with you

PayPal Commerce Platform is a comprehensive solution designed to help serve the needs of your business and your customers, whether you’re just getting started or already a thriving enterprise or marketplace.

Leveraging our two-sided network, the platform lets you connect with more than 346 million PayPal customers around the world and across many platforms and marketplaces. Now you can find new markets, new channels, and new high-value customers. All while giving your customers the freedom to buy how they want—nearly anywhere in the world.

Built for you, no matter what your size

Whether you’re a small business, ecommerce platform, marketplace, enterprise, or developer, PayPal Commerce Platform offers diverse tools to run your business and help it grow.

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Up to 10€ Million in annual sales Businesses

Get your small- or medium-sized business up and running quickly with a simple set up and easy to use tools. All designed to help give you more time to expand your business.

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10€ Million or more in annual sales Enterprises

For you, the platform provides innovative payment options designed to give you both a competitive edge and to help you grow. It’s a comprehensive, flexible, and secure solution.

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Multi-partyPlatforms & Marketplaces

Partner with PayPal to create a best-in-class platform experience for your sellers, integrate our end-to-end complete payment platform and start acquiring more customers.

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Explore tools and resources to help you learn, experiment, and integrate our platform into the solutions you build.

No business is too small, no ambition to big

When you’re running an independent business, you need an ally who knows how to help—but who also respects your independence. That’s why we’ve built a platform to help you succeed at every stage of your growth.

From payments to fraud protection, PayPal Commerce Platform helps you meet your customers where they are—online, on the go, in your store—and deliver a rewarding experience every time. One integration allows you to accept many payment methods: PayPal, credit and debit cards and other payment methods for your international customers.

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Accept payments

With PayPal, your customers can pay how they want— whether you sell on the go, online, or by phone. And your customers can pay with various payment types, like credit and debit card and other payment methods

  • Online

    Better online shopping experiences start with more ways to pay—credit cards, debit cards, other payment methods (example Bancontact, Sofort), PayPal.

  • By QR Code

    Let your customers pay—quickly and touch-free—by scanning a QR code using the PayPal app.1

  • By phone or email

    Take secure payments, use our easy customizable invoicing to provide estimates, send invoices, and let your customers pay via email.

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Make payments

With the platform, you will get immediate payment notification which enables you to ship instantly and plan your cashflow. That makes it easy to manage your cashflow, pay suppliers, send funds to other PayPal accounts, and make online purchases.

  • Pay promptly

    Support your supply chain. Now there’s an easy, no-delay way to pay for the things your business needs.

  • Simplify payouts

    Easily send payments to different people in different markets with different currencies at the same time. PayPal can even handle currency conversions.

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Manage risk

With the platform, security isn’t an add-on. It’s engineered to help protect your transactions, letting you focus on growth. You can benefit from our global expertise and tools like Seller Protection2 all created to give you greater peace of mind.

  • PayPal’s Unique Two Sided Network

    PayPal is unique in the marketplace as a payment gateway provider because PayPal can see both sides of the transaction. We can frequently confirm the identity of the buyer as well as the seller and is able to increase effectiveness of our risk models.

  • Seller protection2 for Wallet Payments

    For the payment done with PayPal, we can protect you in case of claims and chargebacks and help you easily manage them from one account.

  • PSD2 and 3DS

    The platform has built-in support of two-factor authentication provided by cards (3D Secure). We include automatic updates as security protocols change.

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Accelerate growth

Now you can reach more customers by tapping into fast-growing marketplaces and expanding into 50+ supported countries. You can use data insights to help you increase sales and loyalty and reduce cart abandonment.

  • Sell internationally

    The platform helps you open new channels with the flexibility to sell on platforms or marketplaces around the world. Easily expand your reach and accept different currencies. Let your buyers know that their eligible return costs can be refunded by PayPal so they can shop with complete confidence.3

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Streamline operations

When your back office runs more smoothly, you can focus on the things you love—the front end of your business. Our account management dashboards help your operations get more organized. They give you reporting and analytics, dispute resolution, and customer return shipping. Plus, everything is integrated, helping to extend your capabilities while customizing your payments.

  • Control cashflow

    PayPal can give you quick and easy access to your funds. Payments can usually reach your PayPal account in minutes.

  • Simple, speedy resolution

    With PayPal, managing disputes is getting simpler. Now it’s easy to track, manage, and resolve disputes by instantly putting a hold on funds so you don't have to worry later.

  • Business insights

    With built-in reporting and analytics, it’s easier than ever to get a clear view of your sales performance, understand how your customers shop, and uncover where you can optimize.

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App Centre

Looking for a quick and easy checkout solution or a simple way to manage operations? With PayPal Commerce Platform, you have access to a comprehensive set of applications designed to help you run your business.

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1 Currency conversion fees may apply when paying in a currency different from EUR. Other fees for using the PayPal Services may apply – see fees. PayPal QR code payment functionality does not benefit from PayPal Seller Protection Policy.
Financial Services are provided by PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l et Cie, S.C.A. Société en Commandite par Actions Registered office: 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg R.C.S. Luxembourg B 118 349.

2 Available on eligible purchases. Limits apply.

3 Check Refunded Returns Terms and Conditions.

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