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How do I withdraw money from my PayPal account?

To see all Central and South American countries' transfer options, go to the PayPal Offerings Worldwide page and select a specific country.

To withdraw money from your PayPal account:

  1. Go to Wallet.
  2. Click Transfer Money.
  3. Click Transfer to your bank.
  4. Follow the instructions. 

To withdraw money on the app:

  1. Tap your PayPal balance.
  2. Tap Transfer Money.
  3. Tap Transfer to bank. 
  4. Follow the instructions.

If you selected Instant Transfer, you should see the money in your bank account in minutes, but this timeframe may vary depending on the bank. If you don’t see the money in your bank account after 30 minutes, contact your bank for more information. Our team members can’t change the status of your transfer.

The Standard transfer to your bank typically completes in 1 business day, but depending on your bank's clearing process, it may take 3-5* business days. Keep in mind that holidays aren't business days.

Standard transfers to your eligible debit card take approximately 48 hours.

*Note: For users in Albania, Bahrain, Georgia, Kuwait, Mauritius, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Qatar, UAE, Uruguay, Serbia, El Salvador, Egypt, Chile, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Peru, and Ecuador, a transfer to the local bank account may take up to 7 business days.

Here are a few tips regarding withdrawing money from your PayPal account:

  • Your bank may charge a fee to receive funds from PayPal. Ask your bank about fees for electronic funds transfers.
  • If the bank is unable to process your request due to incomplete or incorrect information in your withdrawal request, the funds will be returned to your PayPal account (a return fee may apply in this case).
  • Once you request a withdrawal, it cannot be canceled.

All transfers are subject to review and could be delayed or stopped if we identify an issue.

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