• Payments and Transfers
  • Disputes and Limitations
  • My Account
  • My Wallet
  • Login & Security
  • Seller Tools

What information is required to open a Personal PayPal account? 

To open a Personal account, you need to provide your: 

  • First and last name 
  • Address 
  • Phone number 
  • Email address 

For your protection, you'll also need to create a password for your account and choose 2 security questions.

After you sign up for an account, you can start receiving payments right away. To send payments, you can add a payment method like a debit or credit card, or a bank account.

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