PayPal helps simplify your life

Create an account for free

Shop online and in person, and send and receive money—all from one account.1

Send money securely

Whether you’re splitting the bill or planning a vacation, send money across the table or around the globe with confidence.1

Receive money with ease

Get paid fast by creating and sharing a unique PayPal.Me link or QR code with any PayPal user.1

Shop online or in person

Check out with PayPal online or pay in person with QR codes. No matter how you shop, we help make purchasing secure.2

Add payment options to your digital wallet

Link your cards and bank account info in one place so that checkout’s a breeze.

Do even more with your money

Cash a check from your couch.3 Explore the world of crypto.4 Get paid before payday.5 Or build out your side hustle. An account with PayPal is just the beginning.

How to sign up for PayPal

Download the free app and create an account

Enter and confirm your number

Link your card or bank account

Explore the app or get started right away

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.

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

Scan the code or enter your number to get the app.

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