🇺🇸 US PayPal Fee Calculator

Calculate PayPal United States merchant fees & profit!

Up-to-date as of Oct 15 2019

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You get

$[field1 - ((field1 * 0.029) + 0.30)]

if you ask for $[field1]

PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.029) + 0.30)] (2.9% + $0.30)

Ask for

$[(field1 /(100 - 2.9) * 100) + 0.30]

if you want to receive $[field1]

PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 2.9) * 100) * 0.029) + 0.30)] (2.9% + $0.30)

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If you ask for $[field1]

Standard Fees

Domestic sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.029) + 0.30)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.029) + 0.30)]) (2.9% + $0.30)

International sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.044) + 0.30)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.044) + 0.30)]) (4.4% + $0.30)

Nonprofits

Domestic sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.022) + 0.30)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.022) + 0.30)]) (2.2% + $0.30)

International sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.037) + 0.30)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.037) + 0.30)]) (3.7% + $0.30)

Micropayments

Domestic sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.050) + 0.05)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.050) + 0.05)]) (5% + $0.05)

International sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.065) + 0.05)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.065) + 0.05)]) (6.5% + $0.05)

Virtual Terminal

Domestic sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.031) + 0.30)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.031) + 0.30)]) (3.1% + $0.30)

International sales

You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.046) + 0.30)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.046) + 0.30)]) (4.6% + $0.30)

PayPal Here

Swiped or Check-in

Domestic sales
You get $[field1 - (field1 * 0.027)] (PayPal takes $[(field1 * 0.027)]) (2.7%)

International sales
You get $[field1 - (field1 * 0.042)] (PayPal takes $[(field1 * 0.042)]) (4.2%)

Keyed or Scanned

Domestic sales
You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.035) + 0.15)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.035) + 0.15)]) (3.5% + $0.15)

International sales
You get $[field1 - ((field1 * 0.050) + 0.15)] (PayPal takes $[((field1 * 0.050) + 0.15)]) (5% + $0.15)

If you want to receive $[field1]

Standard Fees

Domestic sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 2.9) * 100) + 0.30] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 2.9) * 100) * 0.029) + 0.30)]) (2.9% + $0.30)

International sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 4.4) * 100) + 0.30] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 4.4) * 100) * 0.044) + 0.30)]) (4.4% + $0.30)

Nonprofits

Domestic sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 2.2) * 100) + 0.30] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 2.2) * 100) * 0.022) + 0.30)]) (2.2% + $0.30)

International sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 3.7) * 100) + 0.30] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 3.7) * 100) * 0.037) + 0.30)]) (3.7% + $0.30)

Micropayments

Domestic sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 5) * 100) + 0.05] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 5) * 100) * 0.05) + 0.05)]) (5% + $0.05)

International sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 6.5) * 100) + 0.05] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 6.5) * 100) * 0.065) + 0.05)]) (6.5% + $0.05)

Virtual Terminal

Domestic sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 3.1) * 100) + 0.30] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 3.1) * 100) * 0.031) + 0.30)]) (3.1% + $0.30)

International sales

Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 4.6) * 100) + 0.30] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 4.6) * 100) * 0.046) + 0.30)]) (4.6% + $0.30)

PayPal Here

Swiped or Check-in

Domestic sales
Ask for $[field1 /(100 - 2.7) * 100] (PayPal takes $[((field1 /(100 - 2.7) * 100) * 0.027)]) (2.7%)

International sales
Ask for $[field1 /(100 - 4.2) * 100] (PayPal takes $[((field1 /(100 - 4.2) * 100) * 0.042)]) (4.2%)

Keyed or Scanned

Domestic sales
Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 3.5) * 100) + 0.15] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 3.5) * 100) * 0.035) + 0.15)]) (3.5% + $0.15)

International sales
Ask for $[(field1 /(100 - 5) * 100) + 0.15] (PayPal takes $[(((field1 /(100 - 5) * 100) * 0.05) + 0.15)]) (5% + $0.15)

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America PayPal Fees Structure

PayPal offers multiple products, both online and offline (with or without additional hardware), and they all charge different fees.

PayPal no longer offers further discounts based on your monthly transaction amount.
No matter whether you sell $10 or $100,000, you will pay the same percentage plus fixed fee.

For more information on PayPal fees, check out the PayPal website.

Standard Online Transaction Fees

This is the most common PayPal transaction which also includes PayPal Payments Pro.
Each transaction costs 2.9% + $0.30 of the total selling price. For international transaction, PayPal charge 4.4% + $0.30.

If the payment is not in USD, the fixed fee will vary based on the currency.

For more information, please refer to PayPal Payment Methods.

Standard (For-profits)

Domestic SalesInternational Sales
2.9% + $0.304.4% + $0.30

Nonprofits

If you are verified as a charitable 501(c)(3) organization, there are further discounts.

Domestic SalesInternational Sales
2.2% + $0.303.7% + $0.30

Fixed fee of different currencies

We try to keep the following chart up-to-date but it is always changing so please also refer to PayPal Fixed fee for standard transactions.

CurrencyFee
Australian Dollar0.30 AUD
Brazilian Real0.60 BRL
Canadian Dollar0.30 CAD
Czech Koruna10.00 CZK
Danish Krone2.60 DKK
Euro0.35 EUR
Hong Kong Dollar2.35 HKD
Hungarian Forint90 HUF
Israeli Shekel1.20 ILS
Japanese Yen40 JPY
Mexican Peso4.00 MXN
Malaysian Ringgit2.00 MYR
New Zealand Dollar0.45 NZD
Norwegian Krone2.80 NOK
Philippine Peso15.00 PHP
Polish Zloty1.35 PLN
Russian Ruble10 RUB
Singapore Dollar0.50 SGD
Swedish Krona3.25 SEK
Swiss Franc0.55 CHF
Taiwan New Dollar10.00 TWD
Thai Baht11.00 THB
U.K. Pounds Sterling0.20 GBP

Micropayments

If your transactions are less than $10 and you qualified for Micropayments.

Domestic SalesInternational Sales
5% + $0.056.5% + $0.05

Fixed fee of different currencies

We try to keep the following chart up-to-date but it is always changing so please also refer to PayPal Fixed Fees for Micropayments.

CurrencyFee
Australian Dollar0.05 AUD
Brazilian Real0.10 BRL
Canadian Dollar0.05 CAD
Czech Koruna1.67 CZK
Danish Krone0.43 DKK
Euro0.05 EUR
Hong Kong Dollar0.39 HKD
Hungarian Forint15 HUF
Israeli Shekel0.20 ILS
Japanese Yen7 JPY
Mexican Peso0.55 MXN
Malaysian Ringgit0.20 MYR
New Zealand Dollar0.08 NZD
Norwegian Krone0.47 NOK
Philippine Peso2.5 PHP
Polish Zloty0.23 PLN
Russian Ruble2 RUB
Singapore Dollar0.08 SGD
Swedish Krona0.54 SEK
Swiss Franc0.09 CHF
Taiwan New Dollar2.00 TWD
Thai Baht1.80 THB
U.K. Pounds Sterling0.05 GBP

Virtual Terminal

Virtual Terminal allows you to accept payments over the phone and turn any computer into a credit card terminal.

For more information, please refer to PayPal Virtual Terminal.

Domestic SalesInternational Sales
3.1% + $0.304.6% + $0.30

PayPal Here

PayPal Here is basically the mobile card reader PayPal offers to physical store sellers. There are no startup costs, no termination fee, and no monthly fees.

For more information, please refer to PayPal Here.

Swiped or Check-in

Domestic SalesInternational Sales
2.7%4.2%

Keyed or Scanned

Domestic SalesInternational Sales
3.50% + $0.155% + $0.15