Before we get to how to make the account, there is something yould know. There are two kinds of PayPal accounts:
With this account, you can shop in your country and around the world from your computer or on your mobile – all without sharing your financial info with the sellers.
With this account, you can accept payments and send invoices to your customers. It’s easier and more secure to sell to anyone, anywhere, and any time.
Visit PayPal Kenya via this link to start: https://www.paypal.com/ke/home
Click on the “Sign Up” button at the top right-corner of the page
Select a business account or a personal account and click continue.
We will use a business account for this exercise. Enter your real email address and Click on continue
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Fill in the details with your real credentials and Click on “Agree and Continue” button. Check the images below for reference.
Select your business type, the category, the sub-category and your business website address in case you have one.
I will advice you to leave the country tour business was formed empty because Ghana is not in the list and Click Continue
Fill your nationality details by selecting the country as Ghana. Select a national identity document whether a Driver’s License, Passport or National ID.
Then enter your Ghanaian ID Number and your real Date Of Birth. Check your Home address as your Business Address. Continue from there by clicking the “Submit” button.
If you are seeing the image below, then click on “Set Up Payments” button.
I have my account setup now. So how do i get it fully verified?
To verify your paypal account in Ghana, we will need to confirm two things.
The first is to confirm your Email Address
So how do we go about this.
First you will have to click “Profile” at the top-right corner of the paypal account dashboard next to the “Logout” button.
From the dropdown under the To-do-list, Click”Confirm Email Address”.
After the click, you will be logged out and asked to log in again. After you enter you email address and password and login. Click on “Edit”
Click on confirm email address and go to your mail to click on the confirmation link from paypal.
The last verification is to link and confirm your debit or credit card. Click on the button and fill in your debit or credit card details to link to your account.
I hope at the end of this article, you were able to set your account.