Having a well set up and verified PayPal account is an open gateway to the world of performing online shopping from the different stores like eBay, receive payments from your online and offline activities for example those who sell on net or do freelancer activities online, paying for the different services like domain name purchases, web hosting payments and any other activities which requires a transaction to be carried out online or using the power of the internet. PayPal is one of the best and mostly used and preferred payment processors with the biggest percentage of members and users from the different countries both in Asia, Europe, Africa, Middle East and very many others.
And while its known that creating a PayPal account is free and which is in fact, what you should note is that the entire process does not end at visiting the processor website and clicking on sign up but rather, there are some additional steps which are involved and a must to be completed by those who want to take full advantage and use of the service as offered, and which is why setting up your account well in addition to having it verified is a step which you must not miss out due to its positive reasons as you will discover below.
Why You Should Verify Your PayPal account?
A verified PP account does come with many additional features which include but not limited to giving one access to withdrawing his or her funds, increasing safety and trust by other users, lifting the sending and withdraw limit, enhancing you overall reputation as a seller an buyer and very many others. Now that you know some of the reasons why you need a verified account, lets go back and look at the entire process from signing up, setting up and verifying your account.
How To Sign Up (Create) & Set For PayPal account?
Signing up for an account is the easiest thing and step among all. In fact, provided you have a computer with access to the internet or any other net connected device, all you need is to;
1. Open your browser and point it to https://www.paypal.com/signup/account?country.x=US&locale.x=en_US, choose your country from the drop down list, select your preferred language, click on Get started on either a Personal Account or a Business/Non-Profit account.
3. Add required information on like your credit card information and you will be done. And once you are logged in, click on profile, email address and click on verify where you will need to log in to your email address, get the code sent from PayPal, add it and continue to setting up your security questions.
How To Verify Your Created PayPal Account?
Verifying your PayPal account is another simple but hard step to many since the different countries require different verification options for example adding a bank account where PayPal sends some small amount on it after which you copy and paste the transaction code as indicated, the credit card, debit card, free virtual credit card way where by you add your card details like number, expiry date, CVV and continuing after which you are required to check your transaction details with your card provider, copy and paste the transaction code and completing the process. You should refer to your PayPal country verification requirements for the step.
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