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How do I open a PayPal account?

There are two types of PayPal accounts: Personal and Business.

Here's how you open an account:

  1. Click Sign Up at the top of the page.
  2. Select your country or region.
  3. Choose which account type you want and click Get Started.
  4. Enter your information, including your full email address, and choose a password (it must contain at least eight characters and is case sensitive). You will need these to log in to your PayPal account.
  5. Click Agree and Create Account or Continue. The button option depends on the type of account you have chosen to open.
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