Integrate PayPal with Razorpay to accept International Payments.

PayPal is a payment method that you can integrate with Razorpay to accept payments in international currencies.

You can accept payments based on the transaction limit of your PayPal account. Know more about the other


Integrating PayPal as a payment method offers you the following advantages:

  • Better Success Rates: Enjoy up to 20% higher success rates.
  • Faster Settlement time: Get paid on a T+1 settlement schedule.
  • Wide user base: Reach Over 30 Crore PayPal users around the world.
  • No additional charges: PayPal defines the rates for transactions.

Watch Out!

You can accept payments from the provided


Watch this video to see the onboarding process to enable PayPal on your checkout form.

Handy Tips

The PayPal section is visible only in the Live mode on the Dashboard.

To enable PayPal:

  1. Log in to the


  2. Navigate to Account & SettingsInternatioanl payments (under Payment methods). Scroll to the PayPal section and click Link Account.

    Link PayPal Account on Razorpay Dashboard
  3. Upon redirection to PayPal:

    • If you do not have a PayPal account, you need to complete the verification process and KYC. This will include confirming your email address by clicking on the link sent to you by PayPal.
    • If you already have a PayPal account, you need to authorise Razorpay to accept payments.

    You should now be able to see your PayPal enablement status set to Pending on your Razorpay Dashboard. PayPal will activate your account within 48 hours if all of the previous steps are successfully completed.

    You can now proceed with the integration. This depends on how you have integrated Razorpay on your website or application.

    By default, your PayPal account is configured to receive USD payments. You can enable more currencies on your account from your PayPal Dashboard.

    Watch Out!

    • You should not use the same email ID for multiple MIDs.
    • Each merchant should set up a separate PayPal account for each MID.

If you are using Razorpay Server-to-Server integration, first you need to raise a request with our

to enable PayPal and complete the .

Follow the steps below to integrate S2S JSON API and accept payments using PayPal.







To process a payment, create a Razorpay Order to correspond with the order in your system. Send the order request parameters to the following endpoint:

Order is an important step in the payment process.

  • An order should be created for every payment.
  • You can create an order using the . It is a server-side API call. Know how to Orders API.
  • The order_id received in the response should be passed to the checkout. This ties the order with the payment and secures the request from being tampered.

You can create an order:

  • Using the sample code on the Razorpay Postman Public Workspace.
  • By manually integrating the API sample codes on your server.

You can use the Postman workspace below to create an order:

Handy Tips

Under the Authorization section in Postman, select Basic Auth and add the Key Id and secret as the Username and Password, respectively.

You can create an order manually by integrating the API sample codes on your server.

Use this endpoint to create an order using the Orders API.

curl -X POST
-H 'content-type:application/json'
-d '{
"amount": 500,
"currency": "USD",
"receipt": "qwsaq1",
"partial_payment": true,
"first_payment_min_amount": 230,
"notes": {
"key1": "value3",
"key2": "value2"
"id": "order_IluGWxBm9U8zJ8",
"entity": "order",
"amount": 5000,
"amount_paid": 0,
"amount_due": 5000,
"currency": "USD",
"receipt": "rcptid_11",
"offer_id": null,
"status": "created",
"attempts": 0,
"notes": [],
"created_at": 1642662092

Request Parameters



integer The transaction amount, expressed in the currency subunit. For example, for an actual amount of ₹299.35, the value of this field should be 29935.



string The currency in which the transaction should be made. Refer to the

. Length must be of 3 characters.



string Your receipt id for this order should be passed here. Maximum length is 40 characters.



json object Key-value pair that can be used to store additional information about the entity. Maximum 15 key-value pairs, 256 characters (maximum) each. For example, "note_key": "Beam me up Scotty”.



boolean Indicates whether the customer can make a partial payment. Possible values:

  • true: The customer can make partial payments.
  • false (default): The customer cannot make partial payments.



integer Minimum amount that must be paid by the customer as the first partial payment. For example, if an amount of ₹7,000 is to be received from the customer in two installments of #1 - ₹5,000, #2 - ₹2,000, then you can set this value as 500000. This parameter should be passed only if partial_payment is true.

Response Parameters

Descriptions for the response parameters are present in the

parameters table.

Error Response Parameters

The error response parameters are available in the


Once an order is created, your next step is to create a payment. The following API will create a payment with wallet as the payment method:

-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{
"amount": "100",
"currency": "USD",
"email": "",
"contact": "+919000090000",
"order_id": "order_EAkbvXiCJlwhHR",
"ip": "",
"method": "wallet",
"wallet": "paypal"

Request Parameters



integer Payment amount in the smallest currency sub-unit. For example, if the amount to be charged is ₹299.00, then pass 29900 in this field.



string Currency code for the currency in which you want to accept the payment. For example, USD. Refer to the

. Length must be of 3 characters.



string Unique identifier of the Order.
Know more about




string Customer's IP address.



string Email address of the customer. Maximum length supported is 40 characters.



string Phone number of the customer. Maximum length supported is 15 characters, inclusive of country code.



string Name of the payment method. Possible values are:

  • card
  • netbanking
  • wallet
  • emi
  • upi
  • cardless_emi
  • paylater


string Wallet code for the wallet used for the payment. Required if the method is wallet.

Response Parameters


string Unique identifier of the payment. Present for all responses.


array A list of action objects available to you to continue the payment process. Present when the payment requires further processing.


string An indication of the next step available to you to continue the payment process. Possible values:

  • redirect : Use this URL to redirect customer to submit the OTP on the bank page.


string URL to be used for the action indicated.

Once the payment is completed by the customer, a POST request is made to the callback_url provided in the payment request. The data contained in this request will depend on whether the payment was a success or a failure.

If the payment made by the customer is successful, the following fields are sent:

  • razorpay_payment_id
  • razorpay_order_id
  • razorpay_signature
"razorpay_payment_id": "pay_29QQoUBi66xm2f",
"razorpay_order_id": "order_9A33XWu170gUtm",
"razorpay_signature": "9ef4dffbfd84f1318f6739a3ce19f9d85851857ae648f114332d8401e0949a3d"

If the payment has failed, the callback will contain details of the error. Refer to

for details.

Signature verification is a mandatory step to ensure that Razorpay sends the callback. The razorpay_signature contained in the callback can be regenerated by your system and verified as follows.

Create a string to be hashed using the razorpay_payment_id contained in the callback and the Order ID generated in the first step, separated by a |. Hash this string using SHA256 and your API Secret.

generated_signature = hmac_sha256(order_id + "|" + razorpay_payment_id, secret);
if (generated_signature == razorpay_signature) {
payment is successful

* This class defines common routines for generating
* authentication signatures for Razorpay Webhook requests.
public class Signature
private static final String HMAC_SHA256_ALGORITHM = "HmacSHA256";
* Computes RFC 2104-compliant HMAC signature.
* * @param data
* The data to be signed.
* @param key
* The signing key.
* @return
* The Base64-encoded RFC 2104-compliant HMAC signature.
* @throws
* when signature generation fails
public static String calculateRFC2104HMAC(String data, String secret)
String result;
try {
// get an hmac_sha256 key from the raw secret bytes
SecretKeySpec signingKey = new SecretKeySpec(secret.getBytes(), HMAC_SHA256_ALGORITHM);
// get an hmac_sha256 Mac instance and initialize with the signing key
Mac mac = Mac.getInstance(HMAC_SHA256_ALGORITHM);
// compute the hmac on input data bytes
byte[] rawHmac = mac.doFinal(data.getBytes());
// base64-encode the hmac
result = DatatypeConverter.printHexBinary(rawHmac).toLowerCase();
} catch (Exception e) {
throw new SignatureException("Failed to generate HMAC : " + e.getMessage());
return result;

Use Payments Rainy Day kit to overcome payments exceptions such as:

You can track the payment status in three ways:

Handy Tips

  • On the Dashboard, ensure that the payment status is captured. Refer to the payment capture settings page to know how to .
  • Subscribe to our webhooks or poll the Fetch a Payment API to track the payment status.

To verify the payment status from the Dashboard:

  1. Log in to the and navigate to TransactionsPayments.
  2. Check if a Payment Id has been generated and note the status. In case of a successful payment, the status is marked as Captured.
Check if the payment id is generated and the status is captured

You can use Razorpay webhooks to configure and receive notifications when a specific event occurs. When one of these events is triggered, we send an HTTP POST payload in JSON to the webhook's configured URL. Know how to

If you have subscribed to the order.paid webhook event, you will receive a notification every time a customer pays you for an order.

to check the payment status.

You receive the payments made using PayPal directly to your PayPal wallet. PayPal makes the settlements in INR.

Refunds - PayPal Balance Required

Ensure you have sufficient balance in your PayPal account before you initiate a refund.

  1. Refunds can be initiated by you either from the or by using the .
  2. The refund amount is deducted from your PayPal account and credited to your customer's PayPal account.

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