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Completing a Purchase Overview

You've won an item in an auction-style listing or confirmed that you want to buy an item with Buy It Now.

Here's what to do next:

  1. Review the seller's payment instructions as written on the item listing.

  2. If the seller uses eBay's payment system, a Pay Now button will appear on the listing page when the listing ends. You'll also find the Pay Now button in My eBay and in the End of Auction email. Just click this button to begin the payment process. eBay helps you determine the total amount to pay, and sends your payment and postage information to the seller.

    If the Pay Now button is not available on your item, email the seller directly to arrange payment. The seller may also contact you first with payment instructions.

  3. Pay the seller.

  4. Wait to receive the item.

  5. Note: As a professional courtesy, please pay (or request payment information from) the seller within three working days after the listing ends.

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