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How do I open a PayPal account?

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

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

  1. Go to the PayPal website and click Sign Up at the top of the page.
  2. Select the type of account you would like to open, "Personal" or "Business" and click Next.
  3. Provide your email address, create a password and click Next.
  4. Fill out your personal information and click Agree and Create Account.

You can start to use your new PayPal account right away.

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