PayPal is an e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. Online money transfers serve as electronic alternatives to paying with traditional paper methods, such as checks and money orders.
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Why Choose PayPal?
Pay securely for your online purchases
Shop securely at online stores. When you pay with PayPal, we your financial information will not be exposed to the merchant.
Send money quickly and easily
Pay for purchases and send money easily. All you need is the recipient's email address. Recipients don’t need a PayPal account – they can sign up when they receive your payment.
Easy to sign up, easy to use
Signing up for a PayPal account is easy - it takes just a few minutes. Once you've signed up, you can send your payment in minutes.
Select PayPal when checking out at online stores worldwide.
Pay securely with a PayPal balance, credit card, or bank account.
The recipient gets the money without seeing your credit card or bank account number.
What information is required to open a Personal PayPal account?
To open a personal PayPal account, you'll need to provide your name, address, phone number, and email address.
We also ask that you create a password for your PayPal account and choose two different security questions to answer. This information is necessary for us to protect you from loss of password, credit card fraud, or to contact you should the need come up.