APMs v1
Last updated January 2023

A secure and globally accepted online payment transfer.


To add PayPal to your Worldpay account you must have an account directly with PayPal using their Smart Button.

Why use PayPal

PayPal is a global payment method with strong consumer recognition and trust. It is also one of the most popular APMs in the world. PayPal opens up a large customer base who already have PayPal accounts and can make purchases with a payment flow that they are comfortable with.

PayPal Smart button helps provide a frictionless customer journey.

It is accepted in over 200 countries, supports 25 currencies and is a mainstay of APM payments.


Asale requestcreates a Paypal generated orderId. This orderId is then used with the PayPal Smart button to securely redirect your customer to PayPal to complete the payment. You can then use ourevent notificationsto receive the payment status. PayPal transfers you the funds.

Feature summary

Payment typeCountriesRecurringRefundsPartial refundsReversalsChargebacksSale
Digital WalletGlobal acceptance

Note: Chargebacks are handled by PayPal directly.

Acceptance currencies

CurrencyCurrency Codes
Australian dollarAUD
Brazilian real 2BRL
Canadian dollarCAD
Czech korunaCZK
Danish kroneDKK
Hong Kong dollarHKD
Hungarian forintHUF
Indian rupeeINR
Israeli new shekelILS
Japanese yenJPY
Malaysian ringgitMYR
Mexican pesoMXN
New Taiwan dollarTWD
New Zealand dollarNZD
Norwegian kroneNOK
Philippine pesoPHP
Polish złotyPLN
Pound sterlingGBP
Russian rubleRUB
Singapore dollarSGD
Swedish kronaSEK
Swiss francCHF
Thai bahtTHB
United States dollarUSD

Visualize our PayPal API and see the flow of a transfer:

Discover our Action to Pay API by clicking on the scenarios. We show you the flow of requests, and actions related to the selected request.


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