|Home > Help >Payment & shipping>Paying for items>Why doesn't my item appear as "paid"?|
Why doesn't my item appear as "paid"?
If you already paid for this item but it doesn't appear as paid in My eBay, don't be alarmed. If the seller has acknowledged receiving payment from you, there's no problem.
If you paid for an item and My eBay is still showing it needs to be paid, you can manually mark the item as paid for your own records. Marking your item as paid does not notify the seller. No matter what the status is in My eBay, as long as your seller acknowledges receiving payment, your part of the transaction is complete.
To mark an item as paid:
Note: If you pay for your item using PayPal, or the seller marks the item as Payment Received on their My eBay page, the status will display as Payment Sent. However, if you paid using another payment method, and you manually mark the item as Payment Sent, the seller is not automatically notified.
Have a question? We can help.
Ask eBay members
Get help from other eBay members. Visit the eBay Community to post a question.