How do I activate my PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®?

You can activate your PayPal Business Debit Mastercard online or by calling our 24 hour automated activation line and following the steps provided (1-800-314-8298).

To activate it on

  1. Click Business Debit Mastercard on your Summary page.
  2. Click Activate Card.
  3. Enter the card's expiration date and steps to complete activation.

During the activation process you can also add a bank account to your card:

  1. Once you log in to your PayPal account, click PayPal Business Debit Mastercard in the left column.
  2. Select Back Up Funding: Link a Bank Account, and follow the instructions on the screen.
Once you have activated the PayPal Business Debit Mastercard, you can enroll in 1% cash back using the following link:

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