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Which cards can I use with my PayPal account?
You can use the following types of debit or credit card to pay with PayPal:
- American Express
- You can't add debit or credit cards that are issued overseas.
- You can't add debit or credit cards that belong to someone else other than the PayPal account owner.
- You can add a card with the Discover logo. However, payments will be made in US dollars converted by PayPal.
- Diners Club cards can only be used as a Discover card, and PayPal payments will be made in US dollars even when the prices are displayed in Japanese yen in any online shops in Japan or any other countries. For the exchange rate for payments, please consult with the card issuer.
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