How do I add money to my PayPal account from my bank account in Hong Kong?

You don't need to have balance in your PayPal account to make a payment. As long as you've linked a credit or debit card, you can start paying with PayPal.

If you want to add money to your PayPal account, you can top up with a confirmed bank account opened in Hong Kong. Here's how to top up with your bank account:

  1. Go to your Wallet.
  2. Click Transfer funds.
  3. Click Add funs to your balance.
  4. Follow the instructions on page to add money to your PayPal account.

The money will usually arrive in your account within 3-6 business days. We’ll send you an email when the money’s in your PayPal account.

Learn more about topping your PayPal account.


  • Transfers from ATM machines and online transfers from DBS bank accounts are currently not supported for Top Up.
  • We don’t charge a fee to transfer money from your bank account. Your bank may charge a fee to transfer the money.
  • You can top up in Hong Kong Dollars only.
  • If you want to make a payment in a currency other than HKD, our currency conversion rate includes a 3% fee. You might want to add enough money to cover the fee.