Fees and Timings

PayPal fees*

  1. No PayPal account set up costs.
  2. When receiving funds into your PayPal account, PayPal charges between 2.4% and 3.9% + USD 0.30 per transaction.
  3. PayPal currency conversion fees may apply at 2.5% above the prevailing exchange rate.

**Please visit www.paypal.com/ke for more information.

Equity Bank

Where payment is made into a KES/EUR/GBP Equity Bank account, the payment will be based on the USD/KES/EUR/GBP Bank's exchange rate prevailing at the time of effecting the transaction into your Equity Bank account. Equity Bank transaction fees are tiered based on the withdrawal amount as follows:

Withdrawal Transaction Value (USD)

500 and below

501 – 1,000

1001 - 2000

2001 - 5000

<5001 and Above

Withdrawal Transaction Fee







How long does it take to get paid?

  1. Payment from another PayPal user is instant.
  2. A withdraw from a PayPal account takes 3 business days to reflect in your Equity Bank account.