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How do I open a PayPal account?

There are 2 types of PayPal accounts: Individual and Business.

Here’s how to sign up for a PayPal account:

  1. Click Sign up for a PayPal account.
  2. Select the type of account you would like to create, and click Get Started.
  3. Enter the required information and click Continue.
  4. Follow the instructions to complete your account sign-up.

Once your account is ready, you can add a credit or debit card and start sending payments right away. Learn more on how PayPal works.

If you’re a seller, learn more about
how to start receiving PayPal payments.

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