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What is PayPal?

PayPal is a safe, secure, and easy way to pay for items you buy on eBay.

If you have an email address and a credit card or bank account, you can use PayPal to pay. Your bank and credit card information are not revealed to other members.

If you sell items on eBay, you can also use PayPal to print shipping labels and packing slips, and pay your eBay seller fees. Find out how eBay and PayPal work together.

PayPal offers seller protection and buyer protection, plus you can become PayPal verified to confirm your identity and help you stay secure.

If you can't find what you need on this page, please contact PayPal for more help.

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