Allow Payments Without a PayPal Account

By enabling Guest checkout in your payment settings. Customers will have the option to either pay via registered accounts on PayPal or check out directly using their credit/debit cards.


This feature is only available for accounts registered on PayPal Commerce Platform. Click here to learn more about PayPal Business Payment Gateway.

Change the PayPal account settings

Please perform the following steps on PayPal to enable guest payment.

  1. Log into your PayPal account
  2. Head to Account Settings and select Website Payment under Products & Services in the navigation bar on the left.
  3. UnderWebsite Payment, find Website Preferencesand clickUpdate.

  4. On the Website Preference page, select "on" under PayPal account optional.


Some countries and regions, PayPal requires customers to use a PayPal account to make payments. Please contact the PayPal Support Team to determine if this requirement applies to the country/region where you do business.

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