How to Cancel a PayPal Money Request

By Raleigh Hansman

PayPal is a popular and effective online means of receiving payments for goods, services or donations. After issuing a PayPal Money Request from an individual or company, you may need to cancel. Cancellations may occur if more work is done and the money due is more, your purchaser decides not to buy your product or someone pulls out of their obligation. With a few quick steps you can cancel your PayPal Money Request and move on.

Step 1

Log in to your PayPal account, using your personal email address and password.

Step 2

Scroll to the bottom of your personal PayPal account homepage.

Step 3

Click "Cancel" button next to the person's name whom you requested money for via PayPal.

Step 4

Read the message on the subsequent page.

Step 5

Scroll to the bottom of the Cancel page.

Step 6

Check the box at the bottom of the Cancel page if you do not want to send a Cancellation Notification to the party. If you would like a notice to be sent, leave the box unchecked.

Step 7

Click the "Cancel" button on the page. The PayPal Money Request has been canceled.