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Getting Started with PayPal Payments Standard

(also known as “Website Payments Standard” outside the US)

Need help? Call PayPal Sales Support: 877-579-5973

PayPal Payments Standard is the easiest way to accept payments online. You can offer your customers the convenience of payment both by credit card and PayPal by simply adding a checkout button to your store.  During checkout, the customer is redirected to the PayPal site to complete the transaction. PayPal Payments Standard is a one-step process for customers whose credit card information is up-to-date in their personal PayPal accounts. All the customer needs to do is click the “Pay Now” button to complete the purchase.

With PayPal Payments Standard, you can swipe credit cards on mobile devices.  There is no monthly fee, and you can get paid on eBay. Supported credit cards include Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. In addition, customers can pay directly from their personal PayPal accounts.

PayPal Payments Standard is available in all countries on the PayPal worldwide reference list.

Merchant Requirements

Checkout Workflow

With PayPal Payments Standard, the buyer is redirected to the PayPal site to complete the transaction. Click here to see how it works!

How to Get Started

To get started, complete the Required Settings in Step 1 of “Setting Up PayPal Payments Standard.”

PayPal Payments Standard
PayPal Payments Standard

See also:

Setting Up PayPal Payments Standard

Understanding PayPal