Buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrency

Curious about crypto? Get confident with the app.

Use the app to buy, transfer, and sell cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, and the new PayPal stablecoin, PayPal USD (PYUSD).1

What you should know about crypto with PayPal

Unauthorized transfer reimbursement

PayPal works to prevent unauthorized transfers of cryptocurrency, and you may be eligible for reimbursement up to an equivalent of $50,0002 in the event of an unauthorized transfer.

Learn at your own pace

Read our latest articles and know the basics about crypto directly from the app.

Your crypto, your move

Check out at millions of online stores and crypto marketplaces, track market fluctuations in the app, or transfer your crypto into your PayPal Balance account3 or to a friend— all in just a few steps.

The stablecoin designed for payments: PYUSD1

1 USD : 1 PYUSD on PayPal

PayPal USD is backed by secure and highly liquid assets. Buy, sell, hold, and transfer it in our app and on our site. Or use the convert feature to buy the cryptos we support. Fees apply.4

Experience Web3 with confidence

Buy and sell cryptocurrencies directly from crypto wallets with the comfort of PayPal.

Available in top crypto wallets

How to get started with cryptocurrency

Explore crypto articles

to learn about digital currencies and how they work.

Go to Finances

and select Crypto from the dashboard.

Choose your crypto

select Buy, and choose the amount you’d like to purchase.

Send. Receive. Transfer.

Make your crypto move

Do more with your digital currency

Select crypto at checkout on eligible purchases when checking out at millions of online stores worldwide.

How to check out with crypto

Get set up

Complete your W-9 tax form in advance in the app to use your crypto as a payment method.

Select your crypto

Crypto is automatically available as a payment option as long as you’re able to pay in full.

Let us do the rest

We’ll convert the crypto amount into USD, or to the seller’s currency, at no additional fee.4

Frequently asked questions

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