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How to create a new verified Paypal account

How to create a Verified Paypal Account

In Ghana, the Paypal app is sometimes called a digital wallet. It is an app linked to a bank account. The linked account can be a credit card, debit card which is connected to a bank account.

Paypal Offers the best payment apps that offer compatibility with a wide range of credit and debit cards, quick transfer speed, and support a wide variety of devices.

History Of PayPal In Ghana:

In May 2018, the Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said Ghana had concluded discussions with PayPal. If all goes well the country would become PayPal compliant within some timeframe. Those timelines have passed, and Ghana is still not compliant now in September 2021.

Ghanaian merchants were supposed to receive payments for their goods sold online. By the first half of 2020 Ghanaian consumers should have been able to make payments for goods and services purchased online via Paypal accounts

Reasons Why Ghana is not one of the countries on the PayPal compliant list as of October 2021.

While some factors such as fraud have been cited for the reason why Ghana is not one of the countries on the PayPal compliant list. It has been noted elsewhere that, people in Ghana can’t open accounts because PayPal hasn’t found third-party companies to work with to operationalize their services.

The Work Around-Opening A Paypal Account In Ghana.

We compared ease of use, lack of payment limitations, fund transfers, and even incentives for consumers.

The importance of a PayPal account in Ghana cannot be understated. Millions of transactions in either eCommerce are done daily worldwide.

Most people overseas do money transfer services to send money to Ghana from the USA through Remitly- Wise (formerly known as TransferWise)-WorldRemit- Western Union- Xoom

Download the PayPal Mobile Cash- can use PayPal Cash or PayPal Cash Plus, which offers more features
PayPal Ghana Solutions

A fast, easy way to send money to Ghana?

Xoom is a PayPal service. We’re part of something bigger, something that empowers over 250 million customers around the world to make secure online transactions every day.

That’s a strength in numbers you can trust. And the best part is if you have an account with PayPal you can start sending money to Ghana right now with your PayPal payment options right at your fingertips.

What do you need to create a verified PayPal account for free in Ghana?
A customer uses a smartphone or computer and downloads a payment app and links the app to the customer’s preferred source, typically a credit card, to send money. 

1. A working mobile phone number. Any network is preferable. Use a different network if the other does not work.
2. Your full legal name. Use the same name on your Voter’s ID or its equivalent such as driver’s license, traveling passport, and Ghana Card.
3. A valid and active email address. You will have to verify it so make sure you have the password to the email you are
going to use.
4. A mobile phone or laptop with an internet connection. I recommend you use a computer.
Types of PayPal Accounts you can create.
There are currently two account types PayPal provides, the personal and business account

How can I create a free PayPal Account in Ghana?

1. Type this link into your browser: Note: If you are typing the link manually in your browser, do not
forget the “ls” ending the link. That is the trick we used in creating the account in Ghana.
2. Click or tap on the Sign-Up button at the top right corner of the screen.
3. Choose the account type you prefer. Choose personal for personal accounts or business for business accounts. We
recommend the business. It comes with several benefits.
4. Click continue to proceed.
5. Enter a valid and working email address.
6. Enter your password. You a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols to ensure maximum security.
7. Business details: provide all business details required. Legal first name: your first name as it appears on your Voter’s ID
Legal last name: your last name as it appears on your identification card.
Legal business name: enter your business name. Enter any name if you do not have an existing venture.
Telephone number: choose Ghana Flag and enter your telephone number.
Business address: enter your address, city, region, postal code.
Primary currency: leave as US Dollar.
8. Agree to the User Agreement and click or tap on continuing to proceed.
9. Choose your business type and provide the corresponding details. Choose any if you don’t have an established business.
10. Provide your date of birth
11. Leave the country as Lesotho
12. Choose the identification card you have. You can choose a national ID.
13. Enter the 10-digit voter’s card ID number
14. Key in-home address details. We have successfully created a free PayPal account in Ghana. What’s next?

How do I verify my PayPal email address?.

1. Log in to Gmail or your email service provide.
2. Go to your inbox.
3. Click on PayPal’s email and click or tap on the activation link to activate your account.
4. After verification, you’ll be redirected to the PayPal dashboard. This is where you can begin your transactions.
How to link a credit card to a Paypal account in Ghana.
1. Log in to your dashboard.
2. Click on “See details” under the Link and Confirm my debit or credit card section.
3. Click or tap on Link a credit card.
4. Enter the credit card number.
5. Select your card type. Types available are Visa, American Express, Master Card & Discover.
6. Enter the card’s security code (CCV). It is a three-digit number and can be found at the back of your credit card.
7. Enter your billing address for the card. More like the address you used during the credit card application.
8. Click on Link Card.
9. That’s all. The card will successfully be linked t the account if it’s a valid and working one.

How to link a bank account to a PayPal account in Ghana?

1. Log in to your PayPal dashboard.
2. Log in to your dashboard.
3. Click on “See details” under the Link and Confirm my debit or credit card section.
4. Click or tap on Link a bank account.
5. Choose account type whether savings or checking.
6. Enter Routing Number. You can get this from your bank. Call their customer care.
7. Enter your account number.
8. Choose bank account name. It should be the same as the name you used to register the PayPal account.
9. Click on Agree and Link.
10. That’s all. The card will be linked if the details provided are valid.

How to Withdraw Money from PayPal In Ghana?

Once you have your bank account linked to your PayPal account, you can transfer funds from PayPal right to your bank
account. However, If you have not linked your account you can follow the steps below.
1. Visit
2. Click on the login.
3. Enter your email and password to log in.
4. On your dashboard click on Withdraw Funds.
5. On the next screen, click on “From” and choose your balance.
6. Next, click on “To” to choose your linked Visa Card.
7. Enter the amount you want to withdraw and click or tap on Continue to proceed.
8. Click or tap on Transfer to withdraw money to your Visa Card.
Transfers may take up to 5 to 7 business days to complete. Although most of the transactions we’ve tried are instant.

What are the available PayPal alternatives?

Download the PayPal Mobile Cash
PayPal has a mobile application that enables users to perform the transaction at the tip of their

Does PayPal work with mobile money?

Yes. You need to use the services of online exchangers to get your PayPal funds directly onto your Mobile Money Wallet.

Examples of those providing such services are,
The majority of apps charge no fee to the consumer to move money. But when the consumer uses the app in lieu of actual cash money to purchase goods or services, the business pays a fee.

Can you buy Bitcoin (BTC) with PayPal?.

PayPal has announced that it has completed its launch of cryptocurrency trading on the platform in the World and customers in each country can now “buy, hold and sell” Bitcoin, Ethereum, BitcoinCash, and Litecoin from their accounts.
Customers will be able to choose from four coins — Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash through their PayPal account and view real-time crypto prices. The first international expansion of its cryptocurrency offering outside of the United States to the UK for its customers to buy, hold and sell digital currencies.

PayPal’s Growth Worldwide:

Operating income increased from $951 million in Q2/20 to $1,127 million in Q2/21 – an increase of 18.5% YoY.

In the second quarter of fiscal 2021.

PayPal reported net revenue of $6,238 million and compared to $5,261 million in the same quarter last year.

This is an increase of 18.6% YoY. $5,797 million stemmed from transaction revenue (17.2% YoY growth) and value-added services contributed $441 million (39.6% YoY growth).

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