I Don't Have a PayPal Account

All payments are made directly between supporters and creators using either PayPal or Stripe. Ko-fi don't take a cut of donations and we don't process payments. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can create one here. You can also check if PayPal is available in your country.


What if I Don't Want to Use PayPal or PayPal Isn't Available to Me?

Ko-fi also offers Stripe as an additional or alternative payment method. Learn more about connecting to Stripe.


We're always looking for more ways for our creators to take support and will continue to expand the options available in the future.


How Do I Connect My PayPal Account?

Ko-fi does not process payments or take a cut of transactions. supporters pay creators directly using PayPal or Stripe. To use Ko-fi all you need is the email address associated with your PayPal account.

When creating an account on Ko-fi you'll be asked to enter your PayPal account email and preferred currency. You can still sign up to Ko-fi if you don't have a PayPal account yet, but you won't be able to send or receive donations or Commissions until you have one. You can change your PayPal email anytime from your Payment Settings.

Tip: Make sure your have clicked your verification email from PayPal or your payments will have a 'Pending' status until you have verified the email.