PayPal Extension Comparison

Business location ↑ Back to top

 PayPal StandardPayPal CheckoutPayPal HerePayPal Powered By BraintreePayPal ProPayPal Pro Hosted
Where is your business located?200+ Countries around the WorldAvailable in same countries as PayPal Standard


PayPal Credit and Venmo available in US only




US Only



United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and New ZealandUK, US, Canada, Australia*


*Requires PayPal Pro Payflow account

Australia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK

Features ↑ Back to top

 PayPal StandardPayPal CheckoutPayPal HerePayPal Powered By Braintree PayPal ProPayPal Pro Hosted
Customers need a PayPal account to pay for productsnooptionalnononono
Keep the customer on your site?nodepends on settings, opens the payment form in a new window/tabno, this is for in-person paymentsyesyesyes
SSL certificate requirednodepends on settingsnoyesyesyes
Free pluginyesyesyesyesnono
Compatible with WooCommerce Subscriptionsyesyes, if Reference Transactions enablednoyesnono
Monthly PayPal Fee?no, only transaction feesno, only transaction feesno, only transaction feesno, only transaction feesyes, varies by countryyes, varies by country

*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 ↑ Back to top

Australian Dollar (AUD)
Brazilian Real (BRL) – only for Brazilian members
British Pound (GBP)
Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Czech Koruna (CZK)
Danish Krone (DKK)
Euro (EUR)
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Israeli New Shekel (ILS)
Japanese Yen (JPY)
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) – only for Malaysian members
Mexican Peso (MXN)
New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Philippine Peso (PHP)
Polish Zloty (PLN)
Singapore Dollar (SGD)
Swedish Krona (SEK)
Swiss Franc (CHF)
Thai Baht (THB)
Turkish Lira (TRY) – only for Turkish members
US Dollar (USD)

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

Accept Payments from Customers in these Countries ↑ Back to top

To use PayPal, your customers must be located inĀ these countries. If customers are located in a country, not on the list, you need to offer them a different payment method.

Questions ↑ Back to top

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

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