Make sure your account is ready to accept payments.

Follow these setup steps to get seller ready.

Confirm Your Email

If you haven’t already, confirm your email address to start accepting payments.

Provide Your Business Name

Confirm your business name to appear on your customers’ credit card or bank statement.

Access Your Funds

Link your bank account to your PayPal Business account to transfer funds in 1-3 days. For faster access, move your money in minutes with Instant Transfer1, or request the PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®.2

Call for setup help: 1-855-477-5682

Recommended if you want to add PayPal, Venmo, and PayPal Credit1 to your site with our new Smart Payment ButtonsTM. Plus, you have the option to accept cards if you don’t already.

Smart Payment ButtonsTM present shoppers with the most relevant ways to pay which is designed to improve your checkout conversion.

One integration for all payment options. Developer suggested.

PayPal hosts the checkout pages.

Watch video on how it's done

Learn how to setup PayPal Checkout

Recommended if you want a fast and easy way to start accepting cards and PayPal.

Simply copy and paste a piece of code to your website to add a payment button.

PayPal hosts the checkout pages.

Watch video on how it's done

Create a payment button Learn more about PayPal Payments Standard

Recommended if you want a fully customized solution to accept cards and PayPal.

Host and design your checkout pages.

Development required to integrate our APIs or SDK.

Apply now to add PayPal Payments Pro to your account Learn how to setup PayPal Payments Pro

Set Up Invoicing:

What your customers see.

1. Log into your business account and select ‘Create Invoice.’2. Customize the invoice form by filling out your details.3. Click send and the invoice is delivered to your customer’s email inbox right away. 4. Your customer can pay you online using their credit or debit card, or PayPal. They don’t need a PayPal account to pay you.

Watch video to see how it's done

Create an invoice

Other Key Features:

Invoice Template
To create an invoice template for your business, click the ‘Save’ drop-down menu at the top of you invoice, choose ‘Save as Template’ and give your template a unique name for you to use next time. For more about PayPal’s invoicing features, click here.

PayPal Business App
Download the new PayPal Business app to create and send invoices on the go. Just log in, select ‘Create an invoice’ and fill out your item details. You can also manage account activity and send payment reminders whenever you need to. For more about the PayPal Business app, click here.

Create a personalized PayPal.Me link for your business.

To accept one-off PayPal payments, create a personalized link for your business, e.g. PayPal.Me/PetersonPhoto. Share it with your customers on your website, emails and social channels and you can get paid quickly. Account required for sender and recipient.

Learn more about PayPal.Me

Sign Up for PayPal Here:

Watch this video to learn more on how to accept credit cards on-the-go with PayPal Here.

Sign up for PayPal Here

If you haven’t already, add PayPal Here to your business account.

Apply now

Download the PayPal Here point-of-sale app

Download the PayPal Here app on your compatible iOS or Android device.

Download the app

Get a credit card reader

Purchase a card reader through the PayPal Here app or at our PayPal Store.

Shop now

Finding more ways to sell

PayPal is built into literally thousands of solutions including event ticketing, digital marketing platforms, video streaming apps, niche marketplaces for customers looking for just your product and specialty fundraising platforms. Search our Partner Directory to find a solution that suits your business.

PayPal Solution Providers Directory

Options to help you drive sales and fund your business.

Encourage more sales by letting your customers know that they can pay for purchases over time with PayPal Credit.1,2 Place our free banners on your website to let your customers know they can access PayPal Credit when they pay with PayPal.

Choose your banners Learn more about PayPal Credit

A PayPal Working Capital business loan is based primarily on your PayPal account history so there’s no credit check or personal guarantee required. To apply for PayPal Working Capital, your business must have a PayPal Business or Premier account for at least 90 days and process a minimum of $15,000 (or for Premier accounts $20,000) within those 90 days or within any time period less than or equal to 12 months.3

Learn more about PayPal Working Capital

Additional Support and Resources

  • Manage your account – Log in to view transactions, withdraw funds, access the Resolution Center and more.

  • Resolution Center – Issue refunds or fees or respond to a customer chargeback.

  • Business Resource Center – Get all types of tips on managing and growing your business with PayPal.

  • Developer Center – Access integration guides for all merchant solutions, set up apps and credentials for live testing and set up sandbox test accounts.

  • Merchant Technical Support – Contact PayPal Merchant Technical Support (MTS) team to help you integrate PayPal on your website and answer all your technical questions.

Log into your PayPal Business Account to start accepting payments.

Set up Payments

PayPal Checkout Experience

Customer checkout screen

1. Customer clicks PayPal Checkout.

Login into account

2. Customer logs into their PayPal account.

Review information

3. Customer reviews payment information.

Customer review submit

4. Customer reviews and submits their order.

PayPal Payments Standard Experience

Buy Now button

1. Customer clicks the Buy Now button.

Choose PayPal card

2. Customer can choose to pay with PayPal or a credit or debit card.

Enter payment address

3. Customer enters their payment and address details if they’re paying with credit or debit card.

Logged in review

4. Or customer reviews their details if they chose to pay with PayPal.

Receive confirmation

5. Customer receives confirmation of payment.

Redirect back to site

6. Customer is redirected back to site.

PayPal Payments Pro Experience

Proceed to checkout

1. Customer clicks Proceed to Checkout.

Shipping information

2. Customer enters shipping information.

Payments card info

3. Customer enters credit or debit card information.

Submit Order

4. Customer reviews and submits order.

PayPal Invoicing

Customer receives invoice

1. Customer receives invoice details and clicks Pay Now.

Customer logs in

2. Customer logs into PayPal or enters card information.

Customer reviews

3. Customer reviews and agrees to payment.

Customer confirmation

4. Customer receives confirmation of payment.


Use PayPal Here to run your business anywhere you work. It’s all at your fingertips.

Get paid on either card reader with the PayPal Here app

The PayPal Here app is available on iPhone/iPad and select Android phones/tablets.