Scale your business with PayPal
PayPal Checkout is a popular payment solution that enables businesses to accept online payments securely. With a user-friendly interface, it allows customers to pay using their PayPal account, and accept major credit/debit cards, Apple Pay and crypto payments. PayPal Checkout offers seamless integration options, fraud protection measures, and supports multiple currencies
PayPal in a 'snap'
Key facts and interesting links
Number of Employees
Stock Exchange Listed
NASDAQ - 'PYPL'
Profile Last Updated
June 14th, 2023
HQ based in
United States (San Jose)
Customer Service Language
Supported Payment Methods
Supported Integration Options
API, shopping cart plugins, business software plugins
PayPal's Processing & Platform capabilities
High level overview of PayPal's platform processing capabilities
✓ Shopping Cart Plug-ins
Shopping Cart Plug-ins
In-house Card Processing
3D Secure 2.0
Supported Payment Methods by PayPal
Below you can find the number and some examples of card, alternative, open banking and cryptocurrency payment methods that can be accepted through their platform.
Global and local card brands that are supported:
✓ American Express
✓ and others
Local and regional alternative payment methods that are supported:
✓ and many others
Open banking is supported in the following markets:
Cryptocurrencies that are supported:
PayPal's standard pricing model is based on a processing fee and a percentage of the transaction value, with different rates for different payment methods and regions. PayPal also charges fees for additional services such as fraud prevention and chargeback management.
Cost for the processing of a transaction (card or alternative)
Cost for transactions with a debit, prepaid or credit card
What is Interchange ++ pricing?
Cost for alternative payment method (not card)
Is PayPal the best Payment Service Provider on the market?
Which shopping cart plugins are supported by PayPal?
PayPal, the Pros & Cons
Like any provider, PayPal has its pros and cons. We recommend taking into consideration these aspects before making a choice. By weighing these factors against your specific situation and needs, you can make an informed decision.
Alternatives for PayPal
We recommend you to carefully evaluate and compare Payment Service Providers to identify the one that best matches your business's needs, objectives and (future) market expansion plans.
Here you can find some payment processing alternatives for PayPal and use them for comparison. If you could need some help in finding the best one for your business, feel free to use our 'find your provider' service.
You'll save time by getting a provider shortlist specifically matched to your business profile, ánd the option to easily get in contact or get a pricing from the ones of your interest.