There are a number of ways to pay on eBay. Most sellers offer more than one option. Some payment options offer more protection than others, so be sure to select a method of payment that makes you feel comfortable.
If you have additional questions about payment options, you can contact the seller
directly. You can find the seller's email address by clicking on the User ID in the listing or by looking in the End of Listing email that you received when the listing closed.
Sellers may not
ask or require you to pay by instant cash wire transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. They may not
ask you to pay by cash. These payment methods are not permitted on eBay. Please refer to the Accepted Payments
policy for details on permitted and non-permitted payment methods. Payment services that are not permitted on eBay may, in fact, be outstanding services for consumers in other contexts. eBay’s evaluation relates only to whether a particular service is appropriate for the eBay Marketplace. If a seller asks you to pay with a payment method that is not permitted on eBay, report the seller
Clicking the Pay Now
button is the fastest way to pay on eBay. Common payment methods available using the Pay Now
Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders
The seller may accept other types of payment methods involving escrow companies (recommended for high-price items) and bank-to-bank wire transfers. More information on each method of payment is provided below: