How to Register PayPal in Nigeria

How to Register PayPal in Nigeria will be explained here. This will guide you into registering a business…

How to Register PayPal in Nigeria will be explained here. This will guide you into registering a business or personal PayPal in Nigeria.

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How to Register PayPal in Nigeria
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There are certain questions in your mind. Can a Nigerian open a PayPal account? Has the ban on Nigerian PayPal accounts been lifted? Are Nigerians now allowed access to PayPal? Well, the answer is yes.

You have probably wondered how to open a PayPal account as a Nigerian. Because we have negative popularity for internet fraud, Nigerians had been banned from opening PayPal accounts. But right now the ban has been lifted.

But in case you do not know what PayPal is about, read on. PayPal is the world’s most popular platform for online money transfers.

With PayPal, you can send and receive money in any part of the world as long as you have an internet connection.

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You can pay for any online service with a PayPal account too. Read on to learn how to open your own PayPal account with ease. But before you begin the process, make sure you have an active bank account with at least N2000 in it as well as a functional debit card or ATM card.

How to Register PayPal in Nigeria

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Here are Guides on How to Register PayPal in Nigeria:

  1. First, log in to the PayPal website @
  2. Go to the menu list on the landing page and click the “Sign Up” option for either personal or business. For this post, you will be guided on how to sign up for a personal account.
  3. On the personal account page, fill in a valid email address and input a password for your about-to-be-created PayPal account.
  4. Click on the “Continue” bar to load another page.
  5. Fill in your name, address, date of birth, phone number, and other details that are required on the form that appears. Do make sure these details correspond with the details you provided when opening an account with your debit card host bank, most especially your address.
  6. Tap on the option to accept the Privacy Policy and User Agreement.
  7. After this, verify your account. This you do by activating the account by clicking the link sent to your email. There is an option for “Verify”. Tap on it and your account is verified.
  8. The next thing to do is to link your PayPal account to your Nigerian debit card. Read on to know how to go about that.
  9. Click on “Link a Card”.
  10. A form to fill in the details of your Visa or Master card as required. Save it.
  11. Go back to your email and click on the verify link.
  12. When you tap save, $1.95 is automatically deducted from the account you linked. Do not fret, the money is still yours. It is just a verification protocol.
  13. A four-digit PIN is automatically generated for you. It should be sent to your email. Use the link to activate the unique code.
  14. Just log in to your PayPal account. Click “Confirm Credit Card”.
  15. This will load a page where you will have to enter the code and click “Continue”.
  16. With that, your PayPal account is ready and you can start buying and paying for services online. Just make sure you fund the account.

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So that is how to Register PayPal in Nigeria

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