It’s easy to create a PayPal account in Nigeria. I know the reason you ask this question could probably be because you might have read a 2010 blog post that you can’t open a PayPal account in Nigeria.
Or an outdated, lazy and copy – paste blogger who copied content from a 2007, outdated blog post.
Or the third and most deadly; the online marketing gurus who will always feed newbies with lies just to sell a product or service that will not add value to your career.
Be mindful of those ones with flashy payment proof or account statement. They will end up taking 5k from your pocket with nothing meaning in return.
The thing is, PayPal accepts Nigerians and you can create an account in Nigeria without using any trick.
Hei! Just visit PayPal.com and click their sign up button and you are on your way to filling their registration form.
What type of account do you want; business or individual. Select individual if you are not going to be doing any complex transactions.
If you just want to receive money from your online jobs, the ‘individual’ account is for you.
But if your transactions are going to be over $5k or $10k then go for the ‘business’ account, to avoid stories that touch.
Fill in the other fields as required.
you’ll be taken to a page where you are to fill in your ATM card details.
Type in your card number, expiry date and the last three digits behind your debit card.
You will be required to verify your email address; login to your email account, open the mail from PayPal and click on verify.
You have successfully verified your PayPal email and now have access to your account.
You may want to link it to your Nigerian debit card to be able to make purchase that’s if there is no cash in the paypal account, the money will be taken from your debit card.
Simply login to your PayPal account
Choose the “PayPal wallet” in the main tab and click “create PayPal wallet” on the drop down menu.
Follow the instructions on the screen to add your card details.
Hit to submit.
You will be given a new field to fill in a number they will send.
A small amount of money will be deducted from your account Usually less than 1 dollar.
Don’t worry it will be refunded all they are interested in is the pin they sent along with the debit alert.
Enter the number in the space provided.
That’s it, you now have a fully functional Nigeria PayPal account. Mind you, you will not be able to transfer money from your PayPal account to your Nigerian Bank account