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Receiving payment

The best part of selling an item? Getting paid. Find out all you need to know about receiving payments.

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 the Sign Up button 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.
First, contact your buyer and decide together how you'll refund the money. Find out how to refund a PayPal payment.
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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 banking account.


Requiring 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.


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


Refunding your buyer
Need to refund your buyer? Find out how.

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The PayPal service is provided by PayPal Australia Pty Limited (ABN 93 111 195 389) which holds an Australian Financial Services Licence, number 304962. eBay International AG is an authorised representative number 308318 of PayPal for the purpose of providing information about PayPal. eBay and PayPal are not acting as your agents, are not providing personal financial advice to you and do not take your individual circumstances into account in providing information about PayPal. You should consider PayPal's Combined Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statement before deciding to sign-up for or use the PayPal online payment service. For further information about PayPal services visit the PayPal website at www.paypal.com.au.

PayPal Buyer Protection and PayPal Seller Protection are also subject to the terms and conditions in PayPal's User Agreement, incorporating the Buyer Protection policy and Seller Protection policy which include details on eligibility criteria and the discretionary nature of the policies.

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