PayPal Extension Comparison

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PayPal Standard PayPal Pro PayPal Pro Hosted PayPal Advanced PayPal Checkout PayPal Digital Goods PayPal Adaptive Payments
Where is your business located 200+ Countries around the World UK, US, Canada and Australia* (*requires a PayPal Pro Payflow account) Australia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK US and Canada Available in the same countries as PayPal Standard
*PayPal Credit and Venmo available in US only
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

200+ Countries around the World

*No longer accepting new signups

Features ↑ Back to top

PayPal Standard PayPal Pro PayPal Pro Hosted PayPal Advanced PayPal Checkout PayPal Digital Goods PayPal Adaptive Payments
Customers need a PayPal account to pay for products. No* No No No Optional* No* No
Keep the customer on your site? No Yes Yes Depends on settings Depends on settings Yes No
SSL Certificate Required  No Yes No Depends on settings Depends on settings No Yes
Included Free with WooCommerce? Yes No No No No No No
Compatible with WooCommerce Subscriptions? Yes No No No Yes Yes No
Monthly PayPal fee? No, just transaction fees Yes, varies by country Yes, varies by country Yes, currently $5 No, just transaction fees No, just transaction fees 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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