Why was I charged several times for verification?
If you've requested the PayPal code more than once, there will be more than one corresponding fee on your card statement. All the charges are refunded into your PayPal balance within 24 hours, after you enter your latest PayPal code online and confirm your card.
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Why do I need to verify my account? Verification lifts the sending and withdrawal limits on your PayPal account. Once you've reached the sending limit, you need to verify your PayPal account if you want to continue sending money. How do I verify my account?You can use your debit card, credit card, or your bank account to verify your PayPal account. When your account is verified, the sending limit and withdrawal limit on your PayPal account will be lifted. Here's how to verify your PayPal account: Log in to your PayPal account. Why does IPN validation return an HTML page instead of VERIFIED/INVALID?IPN is designed to respond with a single word, either VERIFIED or INVALID, when the IPN data is sent (via POST) back to PayPal for validation. For a detailed description of this, see Receive payment notifications. In rare cases, such as when the PayPal system is down or scheduled Can I receive money before my PayPal account is Verified?Yes. Once you've confirmed your email address and your PayPal account is activated, you can start receiving payments without being Verified. There is no receiving limit using PayPal. However, before you become Verified, there is a limit to the amount of money you can withdraw from your PayPal How do I create a verified business account in the PayPal Sandbox?When you create a Sandbox test account, you can choose whether it's verified or unverified. To make a new verified account, set Bank verified account to Yes on the Create test account page in PayPal Developer. For more information, see How do I create a Sandbox test account?What does it mean if a seller or buyer is Verified or Unverified?Verification increases the security of our payment network for sellers and buyers. Verification gives PayPal additional evidence of a member's identity and lets others know that you have completed this process. Account holders become Verified when they complete our verification process. To become Verified, log in to your Why did I get intermittent timeouts and slow response times when resolving *.paypal.com domain names?Issue PayPal domain name resolution caused timeouts or slow response times. Cause In recent years, PayPal has upgraded its Domain Name Servers, changing how it responds to DNS requests. If your firewalls aren't standards-compliant, you may encounter intermittent timeouts and slow response times when resolving *.paypal.com domain names. Why has my credit or debit card been charged twice?Duplicate charges may be the result of sending a payment multiple times; for example, if you clicked the Send Money button several times. If the duplicate charge is the result of multiple payments that you made, the charges will not be credited to your card. You will need Why did I get API error code 10762?Issue PayPal returned API error code 10762 - This transaction cannot be processed. The CVV provided is invalid. Causes This error message can mean either of two things: The Card Verification Value (CVV2) code has failed several times, causing the card to be declined. The code may be What format does the API timestamp use?Each API response contains a timestamp with the date and time in Universal Time Coordinated/Greenwich Mean Time (UTC/GMT), sometimes referred to as "Zulu time." Here's a breakdown of the components of an example timestamp (dateTime_in_UTC/GMT = 2015-08-09T21:51:26Z): 2015 -Year 08 - Month 09 - Day T - Time Why did I get result code 12 (TSYS platform)?Issue PayPal presented result code 12 - Declined. Causes Multiple issues, explained in the next few paragraphs, can produce this result code: The amount of the transaction exceeds the available credit on the credit card. The processor account information is incorrect. The card-issuing bank requests that the card Why am I suspended from PayPal Seller Protection? How do I become eligible again?To ensure a safer transaction environment, we review all accounts and activities in our system regularly. On rare occasions, we may suspend some sellers’ eligibility for PayPal Seller Protection if there’s a higher than usual risk associated with their accounts, which may be attributed by their volume of Why does my withdrawal status show Complete but the funds aren’t in my bank account?A Complete status means we have processed your withdrawal. It still may take your bank several days to make the money available in your bank account. If there is a problem with your withdrawal, it may take up to one week for your bank to notify us. We’ll Why did I get result code 4?Issue PayPal returned result code 4 - Invalid amount. Causes When processing a transaction, PayPal returns this code if: The amount being passed contains an invalid character or amount. The address contains a period (for example, "Ave." or "Rd."). A transaction for $0.00 was authorized for a processor What are reserves? Why is there a reserve on my PayPal account?A reserve is a balance amount temporarily held in your PayPal account. It helps make sure that you're able to cover potential transaction losses from chargebacks, claims or payment reversals filed by your buyers, where no other funds are available. The reserved amount will be unavailable for use How do I find the fees I am being charged?You can find the fees you've been charged in your transaction history. Here's how: Log in to your PayPal account. Click History at the top of the page. See the Fee column in your activity list. Click Fees at the bottom of any PayPal page for more information. How do I get an Adaptive Payments API application ID?Important: Adaptive Payments is now a limited release product. It's restricted to select partners for approved use cases and shouldn't be used for new integrations without guidance from PayPal. To receive access to build an Adaptive Payments payment structure, you must receive approval from PayPal’s Developer Platform Application Why did I get result code 125?Issue PayPal returned result code 125 - Declined by Fraud Service. Cause Transactions failed one or more of the fraud filters that are currently deployed on your account. Solution Here's how to prevent future transactions from being declined: Log in to your PayPal Manager account. Click Service Settings. What information will you need about my crowdfunding campaign?In some circumstances, you or your organisation may need to submit additional information so we can verify your campaign. Some examples of this may include: Full legal name Residential Address or documents to verify it Business or trading address or documents to verify it Date of Birth Government
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