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Linking A PayPal Account

At we have made it as easy as possible for teachers to be paid directly from students.

Once you and a student have reached an agreement about when and where to have a lesson, the student can simply 'Purchase Lesson' to transfer the money to your PayPal account.

Before this, there are a couple of simple steps to take:

Linking a PayPal Account

First, it is necessary to link a PayPal account to your profile. If you don't already have a PayPal account, it is very easy, and you can do it here.
What kind of a PayPal account do I need?
Teachers need a PayPal premier or business account. Both of these are free and easy to set up. This is required in order to process credit card payments from non-PayPal users. If you don't have a premier or business account, there are no additional costs involved.
To upgrade to a PayPal premier or business account, go to If you are an individual, just enter your own name when PayPal asks for a "business name". They may also ask you to enter a landline number. 
Premier accounts have fewer restrictions, and be more appropriate for most teachers. 
The key differences between premier and business accounts are here, on the PayPal website.
Once you have set up and been approved for your premier or business PayPal account, you can go back to and connect your account. 

How to connect the PayPal account
Teachers can connect their PayPal accounts by clicking their name from top bar -> Settings -> Payments.
What next?
Once this is done you are all ready for students to purchase lessons from you. Fees doesn't charge a sign up or subscription fee, we have just a 10% commission fee, charged from each payment through the site. So, we don't receive a cent until you get paid!

If you have any problems setting up your PayPal account, please let us know and we'll be happy to help you.



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