How much Does Shopify Payments Cost in Australia?

In 2015, Shopify announced they rolled out Shopify Payments to Australia at discounted rates. Shopify payments basically provided a way to take debit and credit cards online for your eCommerce website without using another merchant solution like PayPal.

All prices below are in Australian Dollars (AUD) unless specified.

Shopify Payments Cost*Basic PlanRegular PlanAdvanced Plan
Shopify account fee p/m$29 USD$79 USD$299 USD
Local Australian credit / debit card payments1.75% + $0.301.6% + $0.301.4% + $0.30
Example $100 purchase$2.05$1.90$1.80
International and Amex credit card payments2.9% + $0.302.8% + $0.302.7% + $0.30
Example $100 purchase$3.20$3.10$3.00
All non-Shopify Payments2.0%1.0%0.5%
Example $100 purchase with PayPal in Australia (Domestic PayPal fees at 2.6% + $0.30) with Shopify payments enabled$3.02$3.02$3.02
Example $100 purchase made abroad in USD via PayPal (International PayPal fees at 3.6% + 0.30 USD)**$4.02$4.02$4.02
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* Rates subject to change by Shopify and PayPal
** Assumes $0.30 USD = $0.42 AUD

Shopify Payments with PayPal

Shopify currently waives fees from PayPal if Shopify Payments is used as the payment gateway. See more information here: https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/payments/paypal

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