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What is PayPal?
PayPal, an eBay company, is the global leader of online payment solutions, with more than 153 million account members worldwide and a total payment volume of US$38 billion (SG$60B) in 2006 - approximately 5% of global online consumer ecommerce.

Accepted Worldwide – PayPal is used by eBay buyers and sellers, online retailers and other businesses and is available in over 190 markets around the world and in more than 17 currencies.

How Does PayPal Work?

PayPal is an all-in-one secure payment solution that enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive money online. PayPal lets eBay sellers offer buyers multiple ways to pay, including all major credit cards, debit cards, bank transfers, and more.

Why Use PayPal?

Most eBay sellers prefer using PayPal to send and receive payments, because it’s fast, secure, easy, cost effective, and global:

  • Fast: Receive instant payments for eBay items in multiple currencies – no waiting for cheques or money orders. Send items faster to your buyers.
  • Secure: Get paid securely – you’re protected against fraud with industry-leading technology and expert fraud teams.
  • Easy: Offer buyers more ways to pay - credit cards and bank accounts; easily manage and track multiple currency transactions. Sign-up only takes a few minutes.
  • Cost effective: Accept payments at low cost and with no monthly fees; use free tools to effortlessly integrate PayPal into your eBay auction listings.
  • Global: Trusted by millions, PayPal is accepted by hundreds of thousands of businesses across the globe to make payments locally or internationally

How Can PayPal Help Expand Your Export Business?

Offering PayPal can help you to quickly extend your reach and access to millions of active buyers worldwide, increase your sales, lower your risk potential, and meet your buyers’ payment needs quickly, securely, and flexibly. Learn more.

How Do I Register For A PayPal Account?

Signing up with PayPal is free and takes just a few minutes. Click here to follow the simple step-by-step instructions.

How Do I Integrate PayPal into My eBay Listings?

PayPal’s comprehensive list of tools is designed to help you sell efficiently by automatically including the PayPal logo in your eBay listings or allowing you to easily customise your ‘End of Auction’ email that eBay sends your winning buyer when your listing closes successfully. Learn more.

Additionally, our reporting tools provide you with the important transaction information you’ll need to effectively measure and manage your business. Learn more.

How Do I Know When a Buyer Makes a Payment?

PayPal offers several automated email notifications to keep you updated on your account activity. You can choose to receive these emails automatically when you receive money. Visit the ‘Notifications’ page under your ‘Account Profile’ to select this option. Additionally, you can choose to collect a payment by sending rnt Profile’ to select this option. Additionally, you can choose to collect a payment by sending request via email to the buyer. Learn more.

How Do I Withdraw My Funds from PayPal?

You can withdraw your funds from your PayPal account to your local Singapore bank account in 3 easy steps. Learn more.

What Protection Does PayPal Offer Sellers?

Selling online offers tremendous opportunities for profit. Like any business, it also involves some risk. Although the vast majority of PayPal transactions are completed without incident, it's impossible to completely eliminate the risk of fraud, buyer claims (filed with PayPal), or chargebacks (when a customer asks their financial institution to remove a charge from their credit card statement).

As a leader in fraud prevention and online security, PayPal helps you to reduce the burdens of online risk offering many ways to safeguard your privacy, prevent fraud, and protect your profits. Learn more about our fraud prevention and safety tips, so that you can grow your business safely.

What are PayPal’s Fees?

PayPal is affordable for businesses of all sizes. Fees are applied only when you accept a payment—if you don't receive money, you don't pay. Learn more.

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