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I made an error when typing my name. How do I change it?

You can change the name on your account, if there’s a misspelling or a legal name change. Business account holders can also change the contact person for their business.

Please note that we're unable to change the name on your PayPal account to another individual's. To use PayPal, that person should open a new PayPal account.  

To reque st a name change on your account click here and select your name change type. You'll be asked to provide documents to prove your name change and can upload them electronically or fax them to us.

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