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I misspelled my name during signup. How do I change it?

We can help you change the name on your account if it's misspelled or if you've legally changed your name. However, it is not possible to change the name on your account to another person's name.

Here's how to change your name:

  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click the Profile icon next to "Log out."
  3. Click Edit next to your name.
  4. Select the appropriate option and click Continue.
  5. Follow the instructions to change your name.
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