PayPal Extension Comparison

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PayPal Standard PayPal Powered By Braintree PayPal Checkout PayPal Pro PayPal Pro Hosted PayPal Advanced PayPal Digital Goods
Where is your business located? 200+ Countries around the World United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and New Zealand Available in same countries as PayPal Standard

**PayPal Credit and Venmo available in US only

UK, US, Canada, Australia* (*requires a PayPal pro Payflow acct) Australia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK US and Canada Australia and New Zealand, Canada, China, Denmark, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, US

*No longer accepting new signups

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PayPal Standard PayPal Powered By Braintree PayPal Checkout PayPal Pro PayPal Pro Hosted PayPal Advanced PayPal Digital Goods
Customers need a PayPal account to pay for products no yes optional no no no no*
Keep the customer on your site? no yes depends on settings yes yes depends on settings yes
SSL certificate required no yes depends on settings yes no depends on settings no*
Included free with WooCommerce yes no no no no no no*
Compatible with WooCommerce subscriptions yes Yes yes no no no yes
Monthly PayPal Fee? no just transaction fees no, just transaction fees no, just transaction fees yes, varies by country yes, varies by country yes, currently $5 no, just transaction fees

*PayPal requires the customer to create an account when purchasing a subscription with automatic renewals. Manual renewals do not require the customer to create a PayPal account.

Accepted Currencies

Canadian Dollar
Euro
British Pound
US Dollar
Japanese Yen
Australian Dollar
New Zealand Dollar
Swiss Franc
Hong Kong Dollar
Singapore Dollar
Swedish Krona
Danish Krone
Polish Zloty
Norwegian Krone
Hungarian Forint
Czech Koruna
Israeli New Shekel
Mexican Peso
Brazilian Real (only for Brazilian members)
Malaysian Ringgit (only for Malaysian members)
Philippine Peso
New Taiwan Dollar
Thai Baht
Turkish Lira (only for Turkish members)

If your currency is not listed above, you can use PayPal but need to sell your products and services in US Dollars.

Accept Payments from Customers in the Following Countries

If your customers are located outside of these countries, then you cannot use PayPal.

Questions ↑ Back to top

To learn which PayPal option is best for you, contact PayPal Customer Service for advice.

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