PayPal Payments Pro - Getting started

Secure payments with PayPal


Start processing credit cards directly on your website with PayPal Payments Pro, our merchant account and gateway in one.

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The Application Process

Information You'll Need to Apply

There is no cost to apply for PayPal Payments Pro. To help protect our customers' security, we will ask for your:

  • Tax ID (EIN or SSN)
  • Average monthly sales volume
  • Business contact information


Most applications are approved - we will notify you within 2 business days.

Pricing & Details

One Account for Everything:

Get all your payments processed quickly, simply and affordably with our all-inclusive solution. PayPal handles all your payment processing as well as your reports, statements, billing information, and account support.

No Hidden Fees

  • Works with most popular shopping carts
  • No long-term commitments or monthly minimums
  • Includes Virtual Terminal, as well - no extra charge.

Pricing Summary

It's important to look at the TOTAL cost of processing credit cards. Other companies often publish discounted "show" rates, but you still get hit with setup fees, cancellation charges, extra fees for accepting reward cards and corporate cards, and so on.

PayPal Payments Pro has...

  • $30 monthly fee
  • No gateway fee
  • No monthly minimum
  • No downgrade fees
  • No early termination penalty
  • No statement fees

Transaction rates vary based on card type and monthly sales volume.

Monthly Sales Volumes Card Type Fee
$0 - $3,000 Visa, MasterCard, Discover 2.9% + $0.30 *
$3,000.01 - $10,000 2.5% + $0.30 *
$10,000+ 2.2% + $0.30 *
All sales volumes American Express 3.5% and no fixed fee

Prices shown are USD

* To qualify for this rate, you must offer your online customers PayPal Express Checkout. If you don't, your rates could be up to 1% higher and you'll disappoint the millions of online shoppers who look for PayPal.

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