Guide to Open UAE PayPal Account in Nigeria (Updated 2022 ) | Specks

Good to have you back, In today's post, I will give you a step-by-step guide and everything you'll need to create a UAE PayPal account in Nigeria without any hassle. If this is what you're searching for, congrats - you're in the right place and you'll learn sometime tangible in no time. Speaking of PayPal account, most of us know that it's one of the largest virtual accounts used by different people from all walks of life to receive funds from their jobs or tasks they completed after taking an online survey. Regardless, PayPal is one of the best and accepted means of sending and receiving money across the world.

Over the past few years, PayPal imposed a number of restrictions which affected many users across the world; most especially Nigerians. So, if you're in a country that PayPal has imposed stringent restrictions, you shouldn't bother yourself anymore because I have found a way to bypass PayPal glitches. Needless to say, there are some easy paths to follow if you want to successfully create a PayPal account in Nigeria that can receive and send funds. Thankfully, this process also works well almost all the countries. If you live in the Netherlands, Ghana, South Africa or India.

Before I further my writing, this blueprint will show a step-by-step guide to create a UEA PayPal account with the use of VPNs and you will also see how to verify your PayPal account. The UAE PayPal account, you will be create is quite synonymous with the common Lesotho PayPal account.

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Requirements for UAE PayPal Sign up

To create a verified UAE PayPal account in Nigeria; you'll need the following:
  • You need a valid email address - your email address is your PayPal account number, that is what you'll send to friends and families in other to receive funds from them.
  • You also need a Nigerian phone number to stet up your account.
  • You need a valid means of identification to step up your UAE PayPal account (ID card, Passport e.t.c)

If you already have all the items above, kindly follow the steps below to create your UAE PayPal account in a couple of minutes.

Guide to Open UAE PayPal Account in Nigeria

  1. Open any browser on your desktop or Android device and visit this link: This is the official link for creating UAE PayPal account anywhere in the world.
  2. Once you have landed on the PayPal home page, navigate to the Sign Up button and click it. Of course we want to use our PayPal account to send and receive funds from businesses and friends; so we're going to choose a Business Account. Alternatively, you can also create a personal account.
  3. Input the email address you wish to use to create your PayPal account. Keep in mind that the email address shouldn't be associated with any other PayPal account. The next page will prompt you to choose a password. Type in the password and continue to the next page.
  4. PayPal Business Information

  5. Before now, you already know why you're creating your account. So, provide your business information typing in the data in the boxes below. Input your Nigerian phone number make sure you change the country code to that of Nigeria or the country where you reside. Just so you know, ignore the first figure when you're typing in the phone number, i.e. 7054802900.
  6. Change the Location from Emirates to Abu Dhabi, subsequently, present your city as Abu Hail. Then, 18004 should be presented as your postal code.
  7. Describe Your Business

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    PayPal wants to know more about your business, so you'll need to provide some additional information before your account can be live. With regards to this, simply select Individual/Sole Proprietorship. You simply have to do this even if you do not have a business - we’re just creating an impression that can resonate with our account. Next up is your business category, choose a category that best describes your current business or any other business you'd do in the future; it's up to you. Having completed these steps, simply move to the next page by clicking continue to proceed.
  8. The next step requires that you provide a formal means of identification. Here, you can select a means of identification and type in the information in the box. If you’re using your NIN for example, you simply type in your NIN ID number. Equally, type in your actual date of birth in the required field and proceed.
  9. Once you have inputted all the required information, you need to agree to PayPal terms and conditions. Then Submit. Boom! You have successfully created a UAE PayPal account in Nigeria
  10. Last but not least, you need to log in to the email address you used in creating your PayPal account, check your inbox for the verification message that will be sent to you, use the link in the email to verify your UAE PayPal account.
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How to Verify PayPal Account in Nigeria

To verify your UAE PayPal account in Nigeria, firstly, you need to link a credit or debit card to your PayPal account. PayPal allows you to link a Naira or dollar card. The verification process is very easy and fast anyways. To link a card to your PayPal account, you need to have a minimum of at least $2 in your domiciliary account or N1800 in your debit card, keep in mind that PayPal will deduct the money from your card to make sure it's really you; after 24 hours, PayPal will refund the money to your account.

There are a few banks in Nigeria that accept PayPal - I've tried a couple of cards perhaps they declined it subsequent times. I had to go to the UBA bank to request for Afri Card - just be prepared to answer a whole lot of questions. I got my UBA Afri Card regardless. You can try linking your debit or credit to your new UAE PayPal account to see if it would be accepted.

  1. After you have successfully signed in to your PayPal account, simply scroll down to the tab Link a card or confirm your account, regardless of what you see. You can also navigate to your account settings if you can't find this option on your home page.
  2. Select the link a card button, then add your card details. Remember that PayPal will deduct some amount of money from your card, but it will be refunded after 24 hours.
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Concluding: Guide to Open UAE PayPal Account in Nigeria

Creating a UAE PayPal account is undoubtedly one of the surest ways to bypass any restrictions imposed on Nigerians. You can do a whole lot with your PayPal account. You can request for funds, send funds, and also receive funds from anywhere in the world. In addition to this, you can also create a unique link for accepting payment from anybody. The PayPal payment link can be used in place of your email address. You can easily send your payment link with anyone to receive payments. To begin with, simply sign in to your PayPal account and locate the PayPal. Me button.

Select a photo and type in the name you wish to use; preferably your business name so people would know it's you. Just like mine:, once the name is available, agree to PayPal terms and conditions and you've successfully created a PayPal payment link for your business.

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  1. I no see the UAE PayPal link

    1. The link is included in the article. Please read it carefully.
      This is the link


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