Purchasing a postage label on PayPal Shipping is very easy and it only takes a few minutes. Here’s a short step-by-step guide on how to do it.
Step 1: Click on print postage label
Go to your sold items section in your Paypal.co.uk account and click on the button "print postage label".
Step 2: Verify the shipping address
Check the pickup and delivery address ensuring they are correct. It is not possible to edit the shipping address after payment completion so we suggest to attentively check this information at this step. If you wish to make any changes, click on "Edit", make the corresponding changes and then click "Save".
Step 3: Select weight and dispatch method
Pay special attention to the weight, if you underdeclare the weight of your parcel, additional charges may incur. Select the dispatch method choosing between:
- Drop off services: bring your parcel to your closest drop off point.
- Home collection: have your parcel collected directly at home, with no need to leave your house.
Then select the carrier and the service that fit your needs, we only work with the best carriers on the market such as Hermes, UPS, DPD and DHL.
It is important that you enter the correct weight and dimensions of your parcel. Please note, the underdeclaration of parcel weight or dimensions may result in a later surcharge: Charges in case of overweight or oversized parcels.
Step 4: Protect your parcel
Select your protection level and choose between standard and enhanced compensation. Standard compensation will cover up to £25 for all Hermes delivery services, and up to £60 for UPS, DPD and DHL delivery services. If you select enhanced compensation, then it will cover the sale value of your item (£1,000 maximum coverage).
Step 5: Confirm payment
Pay for your label with your PayPal account by clicking on "confirm and pay". For more information about the payment methods available visit: How can I pay for my shipments with PayPal shipping.