How do I open a PayPal account?
There are three types of PayPal accounts: Personal, Premier and Business.
Here's how you open an account:
- Click Sign Up at the top of the page.
- Select your country or region.
- Choose which account type you want and click Get Started.
- 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.
- Click Agree and Create Account or Continue. The button option depends on the type of account you have chosen to open.
We're sorry. The page you're looking for is no longer available. To search again or contact us, please visit our Help Centre.
What information is required to open a Personal PayPal account? We also ask that you create a password for your PayPal account and choose two different security questions to answer. This information is necessary for us to protect you from loss of password, credit card fraud, or to contact you should the need come up.Does it cost money to open a PayPal account? No. There's no charge to open a PayPal account and to transfer money from your bank account to your PayPal account. There is also no charge to purchase items within Australia using your PayPal account . And there are no account keeping fees of any kind.Can I reopen my PayPal account? No, once you close your PayPal account, it cannot be reopened. You can open a new account , but it won't include your previous transaction history.What are the fees for PayPal accounts? Opening an account : PayPal doesn't charge a fee to open a PayPal account. Receiving money - Purchase payments (Goods and Services):I paid with PayPal before signing up. Can I open a dispute? To file a dispute from a purchase receipt you will need to first register a PayPal account. Here's how to register your PayPal account : Access the email receipt from the purchase a dispute will be filed.How do I open a dispute? Resolution Centre Log in to your PayPal account and go to the . Click the heading Report a ProblemHow do I file a complaint? If you have a dispute regarding a seller or a buyer, you can lodge a dispute through the . You can do this by logging in to your PayPal account and clicking on Resolution CentreHow do I close my PayPal account? If you close your PayPal account , it can’t be reopened . Any scheduled or incomplete transactions are canceled. You can’t close your account if there are limitations, unresolved issues, or a balance.My payment is on hold due to an open dispute, claim or chargeback. Why? When a dispute, claim or chargeback is open , the funds are held in the seller's account and are not available for use. They cannot be withdrawn and will be considered "disputed" until the dispute, claim or chargeback is resolved. This ensures the funds are available if a refund is needed.How do I upgrade my PayPal account? You can only upgrade your personal or premier account to a business account if you are a sole trader. For all other business types, you’ll need to open a new business account with a different email address and bank account.Why is my account limited? Reliable institutions won’t ask you to share sensitive personal information this way, so don’t open any attachments or click on any links. It’s a good idea to report these types of emails to the mimicked company. If you receive one of these spoof emails from someone pretending to be PayPal, report it by forwarding the email to email@example.com.How do I change my mailing address? Please note that you can’t change your address to another country. If you’re moving abroad, you’ll need to close your existing account and open a new account .What is PayPal.Me? It sure is! PayPal doesn't charge a fee to open a PayPal account or set up a PayPal.Me link.I made an error when typing my name. How do I change it? 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 .How does PayPal Seller Protection work? If a buyer files a claim, chargeback or reversal against you, PayPal will place a temporary hold on the funds in your PayPal account . This is done to ensure that you are aware of this and there are sufficient funds available to cover the full amount of the claim, chargeback or reversal. You should log in to your PayPal account and submit the necessary documents via the Resolution Centre.What is PayPal Buyer Protection? Let the seller know there's a problem with the transaction by opening a dispute in the Resolution Centre within 180 days of making your payment. Then, escalate the dispute to a claim within 20 days of the date you opened the dispute. Keep your PayPal account in good standing.What is Seller Protection? PayPal Seller Protection is a form of protection that we provide for sellers with a PayPal account . It is available for eligible payments made through eBay and outside of eBay which involve buyers purchasing through PayPal accounts in any country. If your buyer files a reversal, claim or chargeback against you due to unauthorised transactionsI did not receive the item I purchased or it is different from the description. If you have trouble with a purchase, you can communicate directly with your seller by opening a dispute in our . ... Here's how to open a dispute: Log in to your PayPal account . ... You have to open a dispute with PayPal within the timeframe noted in the transaction details. ... Once a dispute is closed, you can’t reopen it or escalate it to a claim.
Related articles are currently unavailable
Video is not available
You were logged out to help protect your account.