Get Started With Aarfie

1: Do you have a PayPal account?

Yes: Proceed to Step 2

No: Follow instructions below.

PayPal Account Overview
Why:
A payment gateway is required to securely process your customer’s payments and keep a record of your payment history. PayPal is the most trusted and best value for money payment gateway available.
Set Up Cost: None
Service Cost: None
Per Payment Made Cost: None
Per Payment Recieved Cost: 2% to 3% local / up to 4% international + $0.30
Create A PayPal Account

1a: Launch the PayPal new account interface in a new window by clicking here.

1b: Click the Start Now button.

1c: Select your location, language and click Get Started under Premier if you are selling as an individual, or click Get Started under Business if you are selling as a business or group.

1d: If you are creating a Business Account, select Website Payments Standard for your Payment Solution and then click Continue.

1e: Follow the steps presented to you on the following pages and fill out the requested information. Click the Continue where required.

Note that questions relating to your business require only your best approximation. Where you are asked about Sales Venue(s), you can select Other and type “My Own Web Shop”.

Proceed to Step 3

2: Is your PayPal account Premier or Business?

Yes: Proceed to Step 3

No: Follow instructions below.

PayPal Account Overview
Why:
Your PayPal account must be Premier or Business level to allow you to securely accept payments from your Web Shop.
Set Up Cost: None
Service Cost: None
Per Payment Made Cost: None
Per Payment Recieved Cost: 2% to 3% local / up to 4% international + $0.30
Upgrade or New Account

At this stage you can either upgrade your existing account to use for your web shop, or create a new account.

Note that if you create a new account, you can not use the same e-mail address, bank accounts or cards that you have tied to your existing account.

New Account: Return to the instructions in Step 1

Upgrade Account: Follow instructions below.

Upgrade Your PayPal Account

2a: Launch the PayPal account interface in a new window by clicking here.

2b: Click the Start Now button.

2c: Click the Upgrade Now link that follows the question Already have a PayPal account?

PayPal Upgrade Now

2d: Click Upgrade Now on the following page and then sign in to your existing PayPal account.

2e: Click Upgrade Account if you are not automatically presented with upgrade options. Upgrade to Premier if you are selling as an individual, or to Business if you are selling as a business or group.

2f: Follow the steps presented to you and fill out the requested information. Click the Continue where required.

If you are creating a Business Account and asked about your Payment Solution, select Website Payments Standard.

Note that questions relating to your business require only your best approximation. Where you are asked about Sales Venue(s), you can select Other and type “My Own Web Shop”.

Proceed to Step 3