How to Integrate Form with Paypal

Last Update: September 4, 2016

PayPal is the most popular online payment service in use today. It enables you to pay, send money, and accept payments.


JotForm provides Paypal Payment Tools. This enables users to sell products and subscriptions, collect donations and custom amounts in their forms and gets paid through Paypal payment gateway. 

Integrating your form with Paypal is easy, here are the steps:

1. Add a Paypal Payment Tool to your form it's under Payment Fields.

Note: If you have a Personal PayPal account, you can use Paypal (standard). If you have a Business or Premier Paypal account, you can use Paypal Express or Paypal Pro.


2. In the Payment Wizard, enter your Paypal credentials. 

If you are using Paypal (standard), you will have to enter your Paypal email. Otherwise, if you are using Paypal Express or Paypal Pro, you will have to enter your Paypal API Credentials. You can see the difference below:

Paypal (standard)

Paypal Express/Pro

3. Choose whether you want to sell products, sell subscriptions, collect custom amount or collect donations.


4. Assuming that you want to sell products, the next page will show you how to create a product.It is pretty straightforward. Here are examples:



5. That's it! Save the products you've created and preview your form.

Optional settings like Coupons, Shipping, Tax are also available. Click the links to learn more about these options.

If you have questions, post it in the comment section below.



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