An introduction to PayPal

Why PayPal is a fantastic solution to charge application fees

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Written by Cláudia Duarte
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PayPal is one of the most recognised e-commerce systems in the world and a leading online payment solution, so naturally it's one of the payment gateways supported by FULL FABRIC for the collection of application fees. Read on for an overview of the benefits of integrating with PayPal! 😃

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Why should I partner with PayPal?

PayPal, founded in 1998, is the world's leading digital payment platform, primarily dedicated to processing payments for merchants. It allows users to pay and transfer money in a quick, confidential and secure manner, while also offering paperless solutions for commercial invoices and billing. Setting up a PayPal business or personal account is free and available in most countries worldwide, supporting payments from 25 different currencies. Despite charging payment processing fees, PayPal's plans have no set-up, annual or cancellation fees. No less important, PayPal a worldwide renowned brand that enjoys vast brand recognition, perhaps more than its competitors.

Here are the main benefits of using PayPal:

  • Safe and reliable service;

  • Reasonable transaction fees;

  • Buyers are redirected to a secure server to complete their transactions;

  • Applicants don't need a PayPal account to pay you;

  • You can create and send invoices right through your account;

  • Both domestic and international payments are accepted, with Paypal providing the option to pay and accept payments in 25 different currencies in over 200 regions (although special international fees apply);

  • Payments options include linked bank accounts, debit and credit cards (such as Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, JCB and more), Google Pay, and, if users have a PayPal Cash or PayPal Cash Plus account, their balance;

  • Paypal provides a history log of all of your transactions since joining Paypal;

  • Your applicants may already be familiar with PayPal.

How do applicants experience PayPal?

Paying with PayPal is easy! All a candidate has to do is access his or her application form, navigate to the PAYMENT tab and press PAY WITH PAYPAL, at which point they'll be redirected to PayPal's login page, whereby, upon logging in, they'll be taken to PayPal's checkout page to finalise the payment:

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Once the payment has been made, candidates must return to their applications in order to complete and submit them. As for the payment, it'll be automatically updated in FULL FABRIC.

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How can I integrate with PayPal?

Please refer to this article for the answer.


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PUBLISHED: May 31, 2021
LAST UPDATED: June 3, 2021 at 8:36 a.m.

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