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Receiving payment

The best part of selling an item? Getting paid. We recommend PayPal because it's easy and secure. Find out all you need to know about selecting payment methods.

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Selecting payment methods
Consider the buyer's needs when selecting your payment options.

Accepting PayPal
PayPal is an online payment service that lets buyers send you payments from their credit card or banking account.

Understanding immediate payment
If you've set a Buy It Now price for your item, you can require the buyer to pay you immediately.

Using checkout
When you use eBay checkout, buyers can pay you immediately after the listing ends.

Using the eBay shopping cart
Find out how the eBay shopping cart lets your buyers pay for multiple items at once.

Receiving international payments
Learn how to receive payments from international buyers.

Avoiding payment problems
Get tips on avoiding and dealing with payment problems.

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