How do I change the name on my PayPal account?
To change the name on your PayPal account:
- Go to your Settings.
- Beside your name, click Edit.
- Choose the appropriate name change from the available options, 'Fix a minor typo', 'Update your name' or 'Change your legal name'.
► We’re unable to change the name on a PayPal account to a different person's name.To fix a minor typo:
- Enter your first and last names.
- Check the box to confirm 'I'd like to update my name' and click Update Name.
- Choose the type of name change and click Continue.
- Follow the onscreen steps.
► The fastest way to send us your documents and to complete your name change is to upload them. Here's how:
- Click Upload Files and browse for the file(s) you want to upload (or drag to the upload panel).
- Click Attach File, if prompted, and allow the files time to upload.
- Click Send Files.
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