Payment methods

You can resort to several payment options: from PayPal to credit card or ATM (Portugal only). The available options are:

Credit Card

To pay with credit card, just select this option in the checkout page. You will be redirected to our payment partner, HiPay, so you can type your card information in a secure way. No credit card information will be accessible or stored by PPL.

Because we use 3D Secure security mechanism for online shopping, will will be redirected a second time to your card's bank site for an additional validation, after which the contribution will be automatically registered and you'll be redirected back to PPL.

It is important to note that to do online shopping in 3D Secure websites such as PPL you must activate that feature on your card. Please check with you bank for details.


PayPal is one of the most popular online payment solutions worldwide. This is the recommended option for those that already have a PayPal account or do not live in Portugal.

To pay with PayPal, just select this option in the checkout page. You will be redirected to PayPal site. After authentication and confirmation, the contribution will be automatically registered and you will be redirected back to PPL.

All the transaction is running on PayPal, with its security and privacy. No credit card or bank account information will be accessible or stored by PPL.

Wire transfer (>50 €)

For amounts greater than 50 euros, you can pay via a simple bank transfer directly to PPL.

Select "Wire Transfer" in the checkout step and you will receive the required instructions and information in the screen and in your email address. These are:

  1. Make the bank transfer with the given information. Please use your PPL username or email as the description of the transaction.
  2. Send us the transfer receipt with the account holder name to with the receipt, making sure you specify your username. This notification is mandatory so we can match your bank transfer.
  3. The procedure can take up to two business days, after we receive the email with the receipt. We will send a confirmation email once your contribution is registered.

ATM/ Home-banking/ PayShop1

If you have access to a Portuguese bank account, you can also use ATM references, accepted in any ATM machine or in your favorite your home-banking solution.

Select this option in the checkout page to receive your unique ATM reference. The information will also be sent by email.

You can then head to any ATM machine, select "Pagamento de Serviços / Service Payments" and introduce the given information (entity, reference and amount). In a few moments, you will receive a confirmation email once the contribution is registered.
As an alternative, you can pay the reference using online banking, without having to go to an ATM machine, or visit any PayShop agent with the ATM reference and the amount to pay, and the agent will take care of the payment.


With MB WAY, you can connect your bank account cards to your cellphone number and start buying or transferring money in a simple, secure and imediate way through your smartphone or tablet. Just activate the service in a Multibanco, install the MB WAY App and active the service in your smartphone.

If you are a MB WAY user, just choose this payment option, confirm the transaction in your smartphone and confirm that your support was automatically registered!

Payment method summary

  PayPal/Credit card ATM1 Bank transfer MB WAY1


Easy, specially for existing PayPal users

Familiar to Portuguese users

Normal bank transfer and manual email with notification of transfer. Can be cumbersome for international transfers outside SEPA

Very easy for MB WAY users

Amount availability

Few moments

Few moments

Up to two business days or more, according to banks and countries

Few moments

Most international and PayPal users Users with a Portuguese bank account that wish to get immediate access For larger amounts that can wait for the whole process MB WAY users in Portugal that want a simple and efficient way to back projects

1 This is a national payment method, limited to users with a Portuguese bank account.