How to use PayPal on PlayStation™Store

Find out how to use PayPal as a payment method on PlayStation Store, and which countries support PayPal payments on PlayStation Store.

If you would like to link your PayPal to PlayStation Store, simply add it as your default payment method and select it during checkout. You can also use PayPal to top up your wallet, which can then be used to make PlayStation Store purchases. 

A child account doesn't have a PlayStation Wallet, and can only make purchases using funds from the family manager's PlayStation Wallet within a monthly spending limit. This limit is automatically set to 0 when the account is created. 

Is PayPal supported in my country?

Before attempting to use PayPal to make PlayStation Store purchases, please check whether your country supports PayPal transactions on PlayStation Store:

Argentina
Australia
Austria 
Bahrain 
Belgium
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark 
Finland
France 
Germany 
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland 
Ireland 
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kuwait
Luxembourg
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Peru
Portugal
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia 
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States



How to link a PayPal account to PlayStation Store?

If you add a payment method while shopping on PlayStation Store, the payment information will be saved to your account. 

Web browser: link a PayPal account

  1. Sign in to account management
  2. Select Payment Management > Add Payment Method.
  3. Enter your PayPal information.
  1. Go to Settings > Users and Accounts.

  2. Select Account > Payment and Subscriptions > Payment Methods.

  3. Select PayPal Account.

  4. Enter your PayPal account information, and then select Log In.

  5. When you turn on Set as Default, this payment method will be used the next time you buy something.

  1. Go to Settings > Account Management > Account Information > Wallet > Payment Methods.

  2. Select Add a PayPal Account and enter your PayPal information

Why can't I link my PayPal to PlayStation Store?

If you are having issues connecting your PayPal account to PlayStation Store, there are some steps to try:

  1. Check the PSN status page. Please wait until the services are showing as green before attempting to add your PayPal account.
  2. Please check that your PayPal account isn't linked to another account for PSN. A PayPal account can only be linked to one account.
  3. Check that the card details on your PayPal account are correct and the card is not expired.
  4. If your PayPal is not compatible with your PlayStation Store country, you can use another payment method, or purchase Wallet Top-Up Vouchers, to make purchases.