Request and receive money

Request. Receive. Rejoice.

Need a friend to pay you back? Collecting rent from the roomies? Settle up with PayPal. Your money goes right to your PayPal account. It can be ready when you need it.1

Easy. Safe. Personal.


Request payments in peace.2 PayPal does not share full financial information with merchants.


Request money with animations, emojis, and stickers when you use the mobile app.

Speedy Setup

Friend doesn’t have an account with PayPal? No problem. They can set one up in minutes.

How to request money (in 3 simple steps)

Launch your app

Then choose Request in your feed.

Enter an amount

Choose a PayPal contact and enter the amount you need.

Customise and go

Add an emoji, sticker, or friendly note. Then, choose Request Now.

Get paid in a snap

Receive money from friends and family directly through your PayPal account.

Join the millions around the world who love PayPal

Easily and securely spend, send, and manage your transactions—all in one place. Download the app on your phone or sign up for free online.

Download the app on your phone or sign up for free online.

A QR code you can scan with the camera on your phone to download the PayPal app