How to create PayPal account in Pakistan?

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

23rd Oct, 2020. 12:24 am
PayPal account

PayPal is an American company that allows you to do online payment worldwide. It enables you to pay, send money, and to accept payments online.

However, it deducts a small amount of money as a fee for its services. But, this PayPal service is not enabled in Pakistan. Although you can create a PayPal account even living in Pakistan.

Here are some easy steps to create your PayPal account.

PayPal Sign Up

  • Open the PayPal website.
  • Click on Sign Up for free.
  • Click on the Personal Account or business depending on your needs and then click on the “Next”.
  • Enter your email address and create a password. Choose a strong password so that nobody else can access your PayPal account.
  • Enter a valid email address because you have to verify your account.
  • Now fill out all the information required to create a PayPal account.
  • You must have a valid address of any country where PayPal is operating because PayPal does not operate in Pakistan.
  • After filling in all the relevant information, you need to confirm your email address. If you don’t confirm your email address then you will not be able to receive payment.
  • You can confirm your email address by going into your mail.
  • Click on the “Yes, this is my email” button in the email message to confirm your email address.

Creating a Payoneer Account:

If you want to receive payments from an international client while being in Pakistan, then you will have to create a Payoneer account.

  • Open the Payoneer website.
  • To create a Payoneer account, you must have an email account if you don’t have then create your email Account.
  • After that Click on the “Sign Up Now” to Apply for Payoneer Account.
  • Now fill out all relevant information.
  • You need to enter your email address and choose a password for the account.
  • After that fill out contact details like your city name, zip code of your city.
  • Enter the mobile number and click on next.
  • Your account will be created and you just need to confirm your email address.

Guidelines to Apply for Payoneer card:

  • To apply for a Payoneer card, you must have a valid bank account.
  • You will be required to enter your IBAN (account number).
  • Now type user name and password.
  • Select a security question
  • Now enter your CNIC and click on the order

Activating your Payoneer Card

  • Login into your Payoneer account.
  • Enter your user name and password.
  • Click on “Login”.
  • Click on the “View your status and activate your card”.
  • Click on Activate.
  • Now click on Card Activation.
  • After that enter your 16 digit card number and choose 4 digits secret pin.
  • Now click on agree to the cookies policies.
  • Click on the “Activate”

Linking Payoneer Account with PayPal Account

  • Open the PayPal website.
  • Login into your PayPal account.
  • Now enter your email address and password
  • After signing in to your PayPal account, click on the “Link a bank” option on your Account Summary page to get started.
  • If your bank is listed then you just need to enter your online banking login information to automatically link your account.
  • If your bank is not listed then you need the account number and routing number.
  • To find the account number and routing number of the Payoneer account you need to login into the Payoneer account.
  • Activate the option of the US Payment Service.
  • Now click on the “Receive Money” option.
  • After clicking on US Payment Service, you will find Routing Number and as well USA Virtual Account No.
  • Now enter that Routing Number and USA Virtual Account No in your unverified PayPal account.
  • After that, you will receive two small deposits that will be sent to your Payoneer account by PayPal. You will be able to see those deposits after 2 to 3 working days.
  • After receiving deposits sent by PayPal and log in again into your PayPal account.
  • After signing in you need to put the same amount that you received on Payoneer account into your PayPal account
  • Your PayPal account will be verified automatically.
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