•Founded in December 1998, Pay Pal is a leading global online payment company.
•Pay Pal has 65 million active accounts* (165 million total accounts) and is available in 190 markets.
* Active accounts are those that have had activity in the past 12 months.
How does Pay Pal work?
Pay Pal can be used to send and receive payments through the internet. Once you sign up for a Pay Pal account, you can send and receive money online. When you send money, you can choose to fund your payments from your Pay Pal account balance, a credit card, or your bank account. Recipients are then notified via an email from Pay Pal that they have received a payment from you.
To make a Pay Pal purchase:
•Select Pay Pal during checkout on a merchant website
•Choose to fund your Pay Pal purchase with a credit card, bank account, or other source
•Funds are transferred securely through Pay Pal and money is deposited into the seller's Pay Pal account
Why is Pay Pal the Way to Pay Online?
Pay Pal saves you time
•Keep all your financial information in one place
•Use different credit cards for different purchases
•Make payments directly from your bank account
•No more hassle typing credit card numbers each time you make a purchase
•Faster than money orders and checks - no waiting for the mail, no waiting in line at the bank
Pay Pal is trusted worldwide
•More than 50 million member accounts and growing
•Used across the world in 190 countries and regions
•Widely accepted on merchant websites, preferred on eBay
Pay Pal is safe
•Your financial information is never shared
•Sellers never see credit card or bank account numbers
•Experienced fraud prevention team fights fraud before it happens