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PayPal - Recurring Payments - Business Accounts

You need to have a PayPal Business account and the Enhanced Recurring Payments package to create Automatic Billing or Installment Plan buttons.

Here is a page explaining the features and associated costs.


Once you have requested your account upgrade you will receive the following activation email. It will come from:


How to activate your account


We upgraded your PayPal Premier account to a Business account.

What’s so great about a PayPal Business account?
You can still do everything you could do with your Premier account, plus take advantage of these other benefits:

  • With PayPal your buyers feel more secure when they buy online.
  • You can reach more than 100 million buyers in 190 countries.
  • You can easily and quickly sell online.
  • You can optimise your checkout experience to help increase sales.
  • You can accept payments through PayPal or credit cards.
  • You get 24/7 Customer Service by email or phone.
  • You can manage your payments with professional back-office tools.
  • And more

Does my Business account cost more?
No, we apply our fees according to the payment, not the type of account you have.

Choose your payment solution
Use our Solution Finder to choose the right payment solution for you.
Once you’ve decided, you’re ready to set up your payment solution. Simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to and log in.
  2. Click My business Setup under My Account Tools.
  3. Click Start Now.

What’s so great about a PayPal Business account?
Your PayPal Business account has all the benefits of a Personal account, plus you’ll enjoy PayPal’s 24-hour fraud protection.
PayPal also lets you tailor your customers’ checkout experience allowing them to:

And you benefit with the ability to:

Does my Business account cost more?
No, there are no set-up or account keeping fees with PayPal. You only pay a small fee for each commercial transaction you receive.
Proof of identity
When your account reaches a certain balance we need proof of identity from you, just like a bank does when you open an account with them.
You don’t need to do anything now. We’ll contact you directly to ask for proof of identity.
Learn more about proof of identity.


How do I know this is not a fake email?Spoof or phishing emails tend to have generic greetings such as “Dear PayPal member”. Emails from PayPal will always address you by your first and last name or business name. Find out more about spoofing and phishing.

Kind regards,

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