International PayPal Fee Calculator

Using PayPal for international invoicing? We strongly recommend that you understand the fee structure – we've created this international PayPal fee calculator to explain more.

PayPal charges a flat fee per invoice and a percentage fee for international transactions (4.4% instead of 2.9% for domestic transactions), which can make things expensive – it also offers FX rates which may differ from the mid-market rates.

Use the below calculator to work out exactly what the fees could be...

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Our calculations

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Estimated amount received –
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PayPal Fees

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The fee levied by PayPal for this transaction
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The fixed fee levied by PayPal for this transaction
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The total fees levied by PayPal

PayPal FX (currency conversion) Rates

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The amount that will be converted by PayPal (your invoice, less PayPal's fees)
Our estimation of the exchange rate PayPal will use for this transaction (last updated )
The true mid-market rate
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The FX loss in your invoiced currency (calculated by comparing PayPal FX rates to the midmarket rate used by alternatives such as TransferWise)

Total Transaction Costs

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The total amount of the invoice you'll lose on this transaction (comprised of PayPal fees and the FX gap), in your invoicing currency.
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What you'll receive in your local currency, of your payment

This information is provided on an "as-is" basis and accepts no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions. You should take all steps necessary to ensure that the information provided by the calculator is correct. provides no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness and offers no warranties of any kind, express or implied.

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