What are the maximum characters and formatting rules for each PayPal invoicing field?

Here are specific character and formatting rules for each PayPal invoicing field.

  • Recipient Email (required): Max length 260 characters
  • Recipient First Name: Max length 30 characters
  • Recipient Last Name: Max length 30 characters
  • Invoice Number: Max length 25 characters
  • Due Date: Format as dd/mm/yyyy.
  • Reference: Max length 60 characters
  • Item Name (required): Max length 200 characters
  • Description: Max length 1,000 characters
  • Item Amount (required): Enter a positive or negative value
  • Shipping Amount: Enter a positive value
  • Discount Amount: Enter a positive value.
  • Currency Code: 3 characters (view supported currency codes)
  • Note to customer: Max length 4,000 characters.
  • Terms and Conditions: Max length 4,000 characters
  • Memo to Self: Max length 150 characters