Paypal is an established online money processing site which is serving a large percentage of the world population. They offer services like sending and receiving remittances, payroll, transfer of fund from one entity to another. Most online earning sites are using PayPal as primary way of sending payments.
The issues related to verifying Paypal accounts still exists up to this time. This is because everyday, more and more people such as newly graduates, students and even employees are enticed to take the advantage of working online. The basic consideration of an individual before starting work online is to make sure that they’ll be receiving their money. If you are reading this, you are probably one of those people who are searching for the easiest and most convenient method of verifying PayPal. I have a solution for you.
Online Sites which are accepting freelance workers are requiring their members to have a verified PayPal account before they could even register. This is the present practice in order to make sure that the person who would like to work is providing a legitimate information.
PayPal, is very strict in so far as account verification is concerned. At present, they are already requiring every member to have a national ID before they could sign up.
The basic requirement of PayPal in order for an account to be verified, is having a credit card, either Mastercard or Visa. Our PayPal account remain verified as long as our credit card which we added into our account is active. Upon expiration of the said card, our account status will return into unverified. So we need to renew our card or add another card in order to remain our verified status. We can add several credit cards into our accounts.
One of the most convenient ways of verifying PayPal accounts is through the use of a virtual visa card, PayMaya. PayMaya is a free app that gives you a virtual Visa Card that you can use to shop online, book flights, and more, even without a credit card. Just download the app, load up, and shop!
Here are the steps to get the PayMaya App
- Download from App Store “logo that links to App Store” or Google Play “logo that links to Google Play”
- Register with your name, email and mobile number
- Create a password
- Receive a verification SMS
- Enter verification number
- Click VIEW CARD button
- Input your address and birthday
- Receive a confirmation that your account has been activated
Make sure to load at least Php 200 to your PayMaya account before using it with PayPal verification process. You can load from 7eleven, BDO Online/mobile banking, Robinson’s Department Stores, SM Business Center, Smart Padala, Smart Wireless Center, Touch Pay, Union Bank ATM and through Smart Money.
Your PayMaya account is now ready to be used.
Here are the steps:
Step 1. Log in to your PayPal Account or go to www.paypal.com
Step 2. On your profile page, click Add a Bank Account or Card.
Step 3. Click Link a card
Step 4. On your phone, open the PayMaya App and copy the details as shown on the virtual credit card. Don’t forget to click Save button.
An instruction on how to get the 4 digit code will be provided. Information about the charging of a small amount will also be given. click OK to proceed.
Step 5. you will receive the 4-digit code on your phone. enter the code on the box provided for the purpose.
Congratulations! Your PayPal is now verified!
Check your account if it shows that Your card is now ready to be use.
You may now apply to different online working sites. Remember your verified status will expire along with your credit card validity. You may add several cards and bank accounts for back up.
Make sure to log out completely from your account after the process.