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How do I add or remove a debit or credit card in my PayPal account?

Here's how to add a card to your account (up to 8 cards):

  1. Go to your Payment methods.
  2. Click + under "Credit and debit cards".
  3. Enter your card information.
  4. Click Save.
Once you’ve done adding the card, you’ll be taken to the card issuer’s website for the card authentication. You’ll receive a one-time passcode from your card issuer to confirm your card. If you’re unable to confirm your card within 48 hours, it will be removed from your PayPal account.

Here's how to remove a card from your account:
  1. Go to your Payment methods.
  2. Click on the card you want to remove.
  3. Click Remove Card.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • The refund will still be credited back to the card if a refund is sent after the card is removed.
  • You may not be able to remove your card if you have a negative balance in your PayPal account. In this situation, you must bring your balance to zero or higher to remove your card.
  • If you remove a card that is the only funding source for a subscription or recurring payment on your account, the subscription will be automatically cancelled. Please choose another card as the new funding source before you remove the card.
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