Enter an email address or phone number and an amount.


Add a note that personalizes and explains the request.


See the money go quickly to your PayPal account when it gets paid.

Friendly money requests.

Requesting money is an efficient and polite way of asking for money you're owed. Whether it's for a job you did or an event you organized, don't feel like the bad guy. Sometimes people forget. Use PayPal to send a friendly payment request.

Friends don't need a PayPal account.

Anyone with an email or mobile phone number can receive a payment request, whether they have a PayPal account or not. Then they can pay you however they want whether it's online or in person.

Tell them to send you money by phone.

There's no excuse for having cash anymore. Anybody can send money from their cards, bank account, or PayPal balance. Your request for payment is simply emailed or texted and just as simply paid.

Use the PayPal mobile app to easily request money from around the world.

Sending money can be free when using a PayPal balance or bank account.

With a PayPal account it’s free for friends or family to send you money using their bank account or PayPal balance. Funds go right into your account. If they don’t have an account with PayPal, they can quickly open one.

If you're selling goods or services it only costs 2.9% + $.30 per paid request. If you're using PayPal for your business, you may be eligible for a discount.

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Receive funds securely.

If you're requesting money for a good or service, you can be protected under our Seller Protection policy on eligible purchases. From fraud protection to 24-hour fraud monitoring and data encryption, helping protect our members financial information is serious business to us.

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Send a professional invoice.

If you're requesting money for a good or service, PayPal invoicing makes it easy to send professional, customized invoices to your customers. In a few clicks, customers can pay you securely, and you typically receive your money in just a few minutes.

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2.9% + $0.30 for work with our mobile app.

If the request is for goods and services, invoice fees are only 2.9% + $0.30 per paid request.* If you're requesting money from friends & family on our app or using PayPal online, it's free to receive money.

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Request and you shall receive.

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