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.
- Click Get Verified below your name.
- Follow the steps to become verified.
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