How do I activate my PayPal Debit Card?
Here's how to activate your PayPal Debit Card:
- Go to paypal.com/activatecard.
- Log in to your account and enter the required information.
- Click Activate Card.
You can also activate your PayPal Debit Card by calling our 24-hour automated activation line and following the steps provided at 1-800-314-8298.
To activate your PayPal Debit Card on the app:
- Tap Wallet.
- Tap your PayPal Debit Card.
- Enter the required information.
- Tap Activate Card.
The PayPal Debit Mastercard® is issued by The Bancorp Bank, N.A., pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles' design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. This is a debit card linked to your PayPal Balance account and is not a credit card. The Card may be used everywhere Mastercard is accepted. The Bancorp Bank, N.A. is the issuer of the Card only and is not responsible for the associated accounts or other products, services, or offers from PayPal.
PayPal is not a bank and does not itself take deposits. You will not receive any interest, credit, or other earnings on the funds in your PayPal Balance account. Your U.S. dollar PayPal Balance funds are eligible for FDIC pass-through insurance up to applicable limits only if you have opened a PayPal Debit Card account, have enrolled in Direct Deposit, or have bought or received cryptocurrency. FDIC insurance does not protect you against the failure of PayPal. See PayPal Balance Terms and Conditions. See PayPal Balance Terms and Conditions.