Primer's direct integration to PayPal enables you to accept payments across Web, iOS & Android, and vault PayPal account.

Get started with PayPal

Before you begin

If this is your first payent method, complete the Get Started guide to implement Universal Checkout with a test processor.

Connect PayPal to Primer

  1. 1

    Add PayPal to your Dashboard

    Go to the Connections section of the Dashboard and look for PayPal.

    Follow the instructions to connect your PayPal processor account to your Primer Dashboard.

  2. 2

    Activate PayPal on the Checkout

    Go to the Checkout section of the Dashboard and activate the PayPal payment method.

    Then go to the settings view of PayPal, and make sure that PayPal is properly set up to use your PayPal processor account.

  3. 3

    Configure a Workflow to process payments made with PayPal

    Go to the Workflow make sure your PayPal processor is used to process payments made with PayPal.

Prepare the client session

PayPal leverages the following parameters to process a payment.

Pass them when creating the client session.

Parameter NameRequiredDescription
3-letter currency code in ISO 4217 format, e.g. USD for US dollars
  1. order
Details of the line items of the order
  1. order

The country code of the user is required for PayPal.

Add PayPal into your website or mobile app