Do I have to confirm my debit or credit card before I can use it with PayPal?

If you linked your debit or credit card to your PayPal account and see a "confirm credit card" link next to your card details, you'll need to confirm your card before you can use it with PayPal. We sometimes ask you to complete this step to ensure the card is valid and that you're the owner of the card. Here's how to confirm your card.