PayPal Commerce Platform for Marketplaces and Platforms

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PayPal Commerce Platform offers complete payment processing solutions to marketplaces and platforms. You can onboard global sellers by applying local regulations and compliance rules.

Key features include:

  • Accepting multiple payment methods
  • Customizing pricing with partner fees
  • Handling foreign exchange for global currencies
  • Making payouts
  • Managing disputes and chargebacks

Test the integration in the PayPal sandbox with a standard developer account. Apply for production credentials and go live after your platform or marketplace has been approved.

Packaged solutions

We offer packaged solutions with features that will support your business needs. These packaged solutions include standard or advanced checkout and provide instructions for integrating with PayPal Commerce Platform.
Fill out this form to get started, and we will recommend a solution for your business model.

Our packaged solutions work for platforms such as:

  • Marketplaces
  • Ecommerce and shopping carts
  • Sharing and gig economy
  • Technology partners
  • Payment service providers
  • Crowdfunding

Standard checkout

Integrate standard payment on your checkout page so your buyers can pay with:

  • PayPal branded checkout
  • Pay Later
  • Venmo (US only)
  • Alternative payment methods (region-specific)
  • Standard card payments

Advanced checkout

Advanced checkout includes all offerings from standard checkout plus card field customization with your business branding. Integrate advanced payment on your checkout page so your buyers can pay with:

  • PayPal branded checkout
  • Pay Later
  • Venmo (US only)
  • Alternative payment methods (region-specific)
  • Customizable advanced credit and debit card fields

Compare our packaged solutions

Features included in standard checkout and advanced checkout.

Standard checkoutAdvanced checkout
Client and server side integrationsstandardadvance
Accept PayPal, Venmo and Pay Later offersstandardadvance
Accept alternative payment methodsstandardadvance
One-time sales transactionsstandardadvance
Auth and capture transactionsstandardadvance
Void and refundsstandardadvance
Advanced credit and debit card paymentsadvance
Custom user experienceadvance
Customizable fraud protection toolsadvance

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Check out the features available on our PayPal Commerce Platform.

Get your API credentials and sandbox account information.

Onboard sellers onto your platform while retaining control of the experience.

Accept payments from global customers.

Enhance your business with detailed reconciliation and transaction history.


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Watch developers walkthrough advanced integrations.


Get answers to common technical questions.

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