Start using the PayPal
Cash Card today

Shop contactless with the PayPal Cash Card1 and easily use the money in your balance to shop online and in-stores everywhere Mastercard® is accepted. No monthly fee, minimum balance or credit check.

Get the Card

PayPal Balance account is required to get the card.2
Already have the PayPal Cash Card? Activate it now.

Shop securely with no monthly fee

Tap, insert or swipe

Check out securely at stores, including with a contactless tap of your card

A safe way to shop

Shop with confidence that your PayPal transactions are secure

Get cash at ATMs

Withdraw cash worldwide, including over 32,000 fee-free MoneyPass® ATMs3

No monthly fee

No monthly fee, minimum balance or credit check with the PayPal Cash Card1

Enjoy extra security powered by Mastercard

Temporarily lock your card if you misplace it, and unlock it again when it’s found. Shop securely with the protection of Mastercard Zero Liability and built-in chip technology.

Get the Card2

So many ways to add money to your balance

The PayPal Cash Card is linked to your PayPal Balance account, so it's important to make sure you have funds available in your balance

Direct Deposit
Paychecks or government payments can be added directly into your balance4 up to 2 days5 early.
Learn more

Add Cash
Digitize cash using the PayPal Cash Card or app at over 100,000 store locations nationwide6
Learn more

Cash a Check Feature
Easily cash checks using the PayPal app7
Learn more

Bank Transfer
Move funds from your bank account directly to PayPal

No surprise fees

$0.00

Monthly fee

$0.00

Transaction fee

$0.00

MoneyPass ATM fee

$0.00

10-Day Mobile Check Cashing


Up to $4.95

When you Add Cash at the register

$2.50

Foreign Transaction Fee

$2.50

Non-MoneyPass ATM fee

1-5%

Expedited Mobile Check Cashing

Get the PayPal App

Stay on top of your balance and PayPal Cash Card transactions, set up notifications and transfer money in and out of your account.

Get the App

Money management made easy

Discover more features from PayPal that can help you manage your money - all in one place.

Instantly access your PayPal Balance account

Get the Card
1The PayPal Cash Card is a debit card linked to your PayPal balance. The PayPal Cash Card is not a credit card. PayPal is not a bank and does not itself take deposits. You will not receive any interest on the funds in your PayPal Balance account. Funds you hold in a PayPal Balance account are not insured by the FDIC unless you have successfully requested a PayPal Cash Card. If you have successfully requested a PayPal Cash Card, then we will deposit the funds in your PayPal Balance account into a pooled deposit account held by us for your benefit at an FDIC-insured bank. This structure used for accounts with a PayPal Cash Card is intended to provide the funds in your PayPal Balance account with the benefit of pass-through FDIC insurance up to applicable limits.

The PayPal Cash Mastercard (“PayPal Cash Card”) is issued by The Bancorp Bank pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. The Bancorp Bank is issuer of the Card only and not responsible for the associated accounts or other products, services or offers from PayPal. Card may be used everywhere Mastercard is accepted. The Bancorp Bank does not hold your PayPal Balance account funds.

2A PayPal Balance account is required to get the card.

Approval contingent on ID verification. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING A NEW CARD ACCOUNT: To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens a Card Account. What this means for you: When you open a Card Account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see a copy of your driver’s license or other identifying documents. Terms apply. See Cardholder Agreement for details.

3ATMs must display the Mastercard®, Cirrus®, Pulse® or MoneyPass® acceptance marks. Up to $400.00 USD daily withdrawal limit applies. Transactions at non-MoneyPass ATMS have a $2.50 ATM Domestic and International Withdrawal Fee. No fee for MoneyPass ATM Withdrawals in the U.S. Foreign Transaction Fee applies for International ATM Withdrawals. ATM operator fees may also apply. See Cardholder Agreement for details.
4Direct Deposit is subject to the payor's support of this feature. Funds deposited via Direct Deposit will generally be available on the day we receive the funds transfer. You may review activity on your periodic statements or transaction history on www.PayPal.com, or call Customer Service at 1-888-221-1161 to verify receipt. We reserve the right to accept, reject, or limit transfers via Direct Deposit in our sole discretion. If you wish to cancel Direct Deposits, you must contact your employer. PayPal does not charge any fee to set up or maintain Direct Deposit. Refer to your PayPal User Agreement for complete Direct Deposit details.

Once it's set up, Direct Deposit usually takes two (2) pay cycles to begin, but can vary across employers. Please check with your employer for specific timing.

5New Direct Deposit enrollees will be eligible for early access, subject to the terms and conditions. The early access feature will be made available to all eligible Direct Deposit customers in the coming months. Early access can allow a user to access their funds up to 2 days early. Early access to funds depends on when we get payment instructions from the payor (your employer or government agency). When we get funds before the scheduled payment date, your money can be made available up to 2 days sooner than scheduled. Availability and timing can vary based on the payor and when we get payment instructions. Once the funds are received, they will be deposited directly into your PayPal balance.
6Up to $4.95 cash reload fee applies. This service fee is to add cash into your PayPal Balance account.
7The Cash a Check feature is a service provided by First Century Bank, N.A. and Ingo Money, Inc., subject to the First Century Bank and Ingo Money Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Fees and terms apply. All checks subject to review for approval. Unapproved checks will not be funded to your account. For more details, visit www.ingomoney.com/partners/paypal-terms-conditions.

If you continue to browse, we’ll use cookies that make our site work, improve performance, and customise your experience. If you accept, we’ll also use cookies to personalise ads. Manage your cookies