Paypal merchant account available for companies outside USA

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alexyes
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3 Nov 11 02:43:08 am
how many type of paypal merchant a/c available for company out of usa ? and how do we setup ? and anything to aware of ?

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3 Nov 11 05:56:56 am
Hi alexyes,

Frank has mentioned about 2Checkout.com’s online processing services, in response to your earlier post. This is available in over 200 countries worldwide, and set up instruction is available at their website Link hidden: Login to view

Cheers! :)


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alexyes
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3 Nov 11 08:58:51 am
do u know their processign fees>

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4 Nov 11 12:23:05 am
Hi Alexyes,

Since I have not used their services, I'm not sure which type of account is most appropriate for you - but I think these links should answer your question regarding their fees:

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Hope this helps, all the best!


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4 Nov 11 09:31:02 am
Hi Alexyes,

Since I have not used their services, I'm not sure which type of account is most appropriate for you - but I think these links should answer your question regarding their fees:

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Hope this helps, all the best!


the trasnactions cost is very high

Transaction Fees:




Each Transaction
5.5% of the transaction total, plus $0.45

any better provider ?

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7 Nov 11 04:23:36 pm
Unfortunately cost shopping is not really a luxury online sellers have. Your best rates will tend to be from a local bank with whom you have done business, but most people doing this do not have an offline business they can use as leverage in a new banking relationship. 2Checkout is more expensive than PayPal's Pro service but they have a better reputation for not messing around with customers, and are extremely easy to get approved. There are other providers out there with rates approaching 15% -- mainly for high-risk merchants (could be due to business, location, credit or other issues.) The 1.5-2.5% offline merchants is generally just not available to small, independent online sellers.


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7 Nov 11 04:36:19 pm
I feel I should also point out that, when shopping for merchants, having no business and just rate shopping will not yield the same results as having an existing business that is getting scraped for 5.5% and fees (ie. it's often easier to get your foot in the door with a better provider if you already have a track record somewhere else.)


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8 Nov 11 06:45:32 am
how many type of merchant a/c we can choice for outside usa

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8 Nov 11 02:14:54 pm
I'm not sure how you mean to define a type -- do you mean the different cards accepted? 2Checkout and PayPal both work internationally; I am sure there are other processors outside of the US that I personally have not heard of -- sorry I can't be of more help on that one.


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9 Nov 11 06:09:33 am
which merchant a/c type of paypal is available for business

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13 Nov 11 02:33:54 am
I use Link hidden: Login to view myself, which I gather from the eBay forum is pretty much the standard for regular sellers. I'm not sure how many different options there are -- there's a "light" version of Website Payments Pro, and an invoice-only option but I'm sure PP's website could detail those options better than I can.


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13 Nov 11 07:40:11 am
what is the different with the paypal a/c for merchant without monthly fees ?

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13 Nov 11 02:45:12 pm
There's a basic comparison of Standard vs. Pro Link hidden: Login to view. Ironically, now that I'm looking at it I wonder if I could get by with just using the standard service lol. Doesn't seem to be that much difference.


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15 Nov 11 03:39:15 am
may i know since when u are with paypal ? what do u think about it ?

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15 Nov 11 04:22:19 pm
I've been using PayPal since its very beginnings, back when it was still X.com.

What do I think about them? I hate them. They cost too much, their customer service sucks, they are very heavy-handed with other people's money and play fast and loose with legal semantics pertaining to that money. Worst of all, they treat established sellers like idiots, by saying things that are simply not true and expecting the accountholder to not know any better (eg. when I had a 21-day hold put on my incoming payments, their FAQ on the matter says this is standard practice with merchant accounts, which is nonsense that anyone who has ever had a merchant account knows is nonsense. So why they would say such a thing is beyond me.)

Why do I use them? Only game in town for rapid deployment (ie. I can set up processing on a new site with a few clicks) and because consumers trust the logo. They are very easy for new merchants to get approved, and they integrate well with eBay and other platforms. Not much other upside to them, really.


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