THE FAST WAY TO START SELLING ONLINE
Website Payments Standard
Website Payments Standard is our easiest and most popular way to accept online payments by credit card.
- Buyers don't even need to have a PayPal account
- All major credit cards accepted
- No set-up charges or monthly fees
- No programming skills required
- Accept:MasterCard, Visa, Amex, Discover, JCB, Maestro, Bank, PayPal
What You Get
Website Payments Standard includes everything you need to add credit card services to your site. If you already have a shopping cart or want to do a custom integration, create an account now.
Millions of businesses make money using PayPal buttons. Here are a few reasons why:
No credit application, No monthly fees
No lengthy application, no set-up fees, and we will only charge you when you start selling.
Getting money fast
You can get your money in minutes instead of weeks - the check is no longer in the mail.
Easy setup – just choose your button
You can set up a payment button in under 15 minutes with no programming skills required.
Choose your button below:
- For customers buying just one item at a time
- For customers buying more than one item at a time
- For making regular payments, such as subscriptions
Our credit card services are compatible with most popular third-party carts - or you can do a custom integration.
Use these tools to stay on top of every cent.
View a summary of your monthly activity, including sales, inventory, and profit & loss statements.
Downloadable log files
Export your transaction info to Excel.
Quickly find a particular sale, customer, or record. Useful if a customer inquires about an order.
Offer controlled access to your employees or accountant. Useful for things like printing shipping labels or viewing your transaction history.
Get your money fast with PayPal. When the order is complete, the money usually shows up in your PayPal account in a few minutes. Here's how to access it:
Transfer to your US bank account
You can transfer money from your PayPal account to a bank account in 3-5 business days.
Spend it through PayPal
PayPal is accepted at thousands of websites and provides a fast, secure checkout.
If there's one thing people know about PayPal, it's how seriously we take security. Behind the scenes, we work to help keep you and your customers safe from fraud.
Automatic fraud screening
Guard your business with our relentless fraud screens, address verification(AVS) and card verification(CVV2) checks, and 128-bit encryption—all included at no extra charge.
PCI & CISP compliance
PayPal adheres to international PCI (Payment Card Industry) and CISP (Cardholder Information Security Program) standards for data protection. These standards are designed to help protect your business from fraud and loss of data. Because we handle the payment card information, you don't have to worry about meeting compliance standards yourself, or about storing sensitive customer financial information.
Open your business to international sales.
Accept payments from 190 countries in 24 currencies:
- Canadian Dollar
- British Pound
- U.S. Dollar
- Japanese Yen
- Australian Dollar
- New Zealand Dollar
- Swiss Franc
- Hong Kong Dollar
- Singapore Dollar
- Swedish Krona
- Danish Krone
- Polish Zloty
- Norwegian Krone
- Hungarian Forint
- Czech Koruna
- Israeli New Shekel
- Mexican Peso
- Brazilian Real (only for Brazilian members)
- Malaysian Ringgit (only for Malaysian members)
- Philippine Peso
- New Taiwan Dollar
- Thai Baht
- Turkish Lira (only for Turkish members)
Automatic currency conversion
Keep a balance in one or more currencies. Or let us convert them into your own currency for you at a competitive rate — saving your overseas buyers the trouble.
We want to help you get the most out of PayPal. Here's how:
Quickly find answers to common questions about PayPal.
Our customer service reps are experts in online payments, and will help you resolve your specific issues.
Email your question
We welcome your emails, and will reply to most queries within 24 hours.
Developers and programmers using the PayPal payment platform can access helpful information and submit technical questions online. Visit Developer Central
How It Works
A step by step overview of Website Payments Standard
PayPal payment buttons move your customers through checkout smoothly, securely, and quickly. See what happens when they click your Add to Cart button.
1. On your websiteCustomers choose what to buy.
2. On PayPal.comThey view their cart and check out.
3. On PayPal.comThey review their details.
4. On PayPal.comThey view their payment confirmation.
5. On your websiteThey return to your site.
6. On PayPal.comYou get paid.(The fun part!)
To start selling online with Website Payments Standard, all you have to do is open a free PayPal Business account and add one of the buttons below.
We handle all the complexity for you, and will even give you the HTML code to copy and paste into your own website source code.
- Add a payment button
You don't need advanced programming skills to start accepting PayPal payments. We'll guide you through the process. Simply choose from the buttons below:
If you're comfortable with HTML, get help creating your own payment buttons. We have API tools for developers, too.
All our costs are out in the open. No hidden charges
You pay a fixed percentage and a low transaction fee on every sale.
- No monthly fee
- No monthly minimum
- No setup charge
- No cancellation charge
Yes, you might see lower rates published elsewhere. But keep in mind that with PayPal there are no extra costs like set-up charges, monthly fees, downgrade penalties, or cancellation charges.
Purchase payments received (monthly) Fee per transaction Examples $0.00 USD - $3,000.00 USD 5.4% + $0.30 USD $5.70 fee on a $100 sale $3,000.01 USD - $10,000.00 USD 4.9% + $0.30 USD* $5.20 fee on a $100 sale $10,000.01 USD - $100,000.00 USD 4.7% + $0.30 USD* $5.00 fee on a $100 sale > $100,000.00 USD 4.4% + $0.30 USD* $4.70 fee on a $100 saleWhen your monthly sales exceed $3,000 USD and you've been a PayPal member more than 90 days, please fill out a one-time application, subject to approval.
The pricing table above applies to domestic and international payments in US dollars. There’s an additional 3.5% charge for any currency conversion.
If your transactions typically average less than $10, you could save money with our "5% plus 5¢" rate. Here's an example for a business that usually accepts $2 payments. The savings really add up.
Micropayments (5% plus 5¢) Standard Rate (5.4% plus 30¢) Average payment $2.00 $2.00 Your transaction fee $0.15 $0.41 Total cost for 100 payments $15.00 $40.80
The pricing table above applies to domestic payments in US dollars. There's an additional 3.5% charge for any currency conversion.