PayPal Limits

Does PayPal limit the amount of money an individual can transfer?  Yes, transactions are limited to USD $10,000.  In addition, monthly withdrawals are limited to $500.  This can be removed by authenticating your identity. 

  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click the View Limits link next to your balance information.
  3. Click the Lift This Limit link.
  4. Complete the steps on the To Do list to lift your Withdrawal Limit.

PayPal Overseas Fees

How much does PayPal charge to send funds from the US to Kenya, you might ask.  PayPal, the online money transfer service, charges two fees.  First, they access a fee on funds withdrawn to a to non-US account.  Second, they access another fee on funds received in different currencies.  See the fees for each country on the pages linked below.


Do you use PayPal?  If not, it is worth looking into.  PayPal is a free service that allows you to send or receive money online.  It is a convenient way to transfer funds between US accounts and works with some overseas accounts as well.  Learn more online at or use the tutorials linked below.