How do I change the name on my Personal/Premier PayPal account?

We can help you change the name on your account if it's misspelled or if you've legally changed your name. However, it is not possible to change the name on your account to another person's name. Here is how to change your name:

  1. Go to SettingsIcon Settings.
  2. Click Update beside 'Name.'
  3. Select the appropriate option and click Continue.
  4. Follow the instructions to change your name.

If you’re asked to submit documentation, it normally takes 3-5 business days for a review.