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Receiving payment

eBay- Receiving payment

The best part of selling an item? Getting paid. Find out all you need to know about selecting payment methods.

Details of acceptable forms of payment on eBay can be found in our Accepted payments policy.

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Go to PayPal and click Sign Up at the top of the page.
Go to  the Start Selling on eBay page on the Paymate site and follow the instructions.
PayPal fees can vary depending on the type of PayPal account – personal, premier or business. Find out more about PayPal fees.
There are different ways to refund a buyer depending on the situation. Learn more about:

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Selecting payment methods
Consider the buyer's needs when selecting your payment options.

Accepting PayPal
PayPal is an online payment service that lets buyers send you payments from their credit card or bank account.

Understanding immediate payment
If you've set a Buy It Now price for your item, you can require the buyer to pay you immediately.

Accepting Paymate
Paymate allows you to accept credit card payments from buyers in many countries, paid directly into your bank account.

Using checkout
When you use eBay checkout, buyers can pay you immediately after the listing ends.

Using the eBay shopping cart
Find out how the eBay shopping cart lets your buyers pay for multiple items at once.

Avoiding payment problems
Get tips on avoiding and dealing with payment problems.

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PayPal Seller Protection is subject to the terms and conditions in PayPal's User Agreement.

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