How to Verify a Nigerian PayPal Account

How to Verify a Nigerian PayPal Account
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As a universally recognized banking medium, PayPal doesn’t
need to be introduced to those who are already conversant with modern banking.
Nevertheless, it is quite interesting to briefly state the use of a PayPal account.

A PayPal account is an expeditious banking facility for
making online payments for products purchased or services enjoyed. PayPal
currently operates in nearly all the countries across the globe.
This article focuses on how to verify a Nigerian PayPal account. After registering for a Nigerian PayPal account, you’re required to
verify it before you can start funding it. By the way, this very article will
guide you on all the steps to verify your newly registered Nigerian PayPal account.
Steps to Verify a Nigerian PayPal Account

First and foremost, you’re required to activate
your newly registered PayPal account
To do this, follow the activation link you
received in your email account
Also, it is compulsory that you connect your
Nigerian Visa card or Master card with the newly registered PayPal account
With the above noted, comply with the steps
below to activate your PayPal account
Sign in to the email address you provided for
the PayPal registration
Look for the email on PayPal and click on it
This opens the email and to complete the
activation, tap the option implying Activate
My Account

With this done, your account will be activated.
Likewise, you will have a first-time login permission to use your PayPal
As you’re automatically logged in, look for the
option implying get verified. Click
on this option
Then click on another option indicating Link a card

Here, you’re required to input the details of
your Master/Visa card
Provide the required details and click on the Save button to complete the process
(NOTE: Doing this will cause your account to be debited with $1.95. The account
implied here is the one associated with the Visa/Master card you’re linking
with the PayPal account. Meanwhile, you have nothing to lose because the $1.95
deducted will be refunded in a matter of hours. In that case, it is only meant
to confirm that you’re the actual owner of theVisa/Master card. Provided with
this deduction is a code –a 4-digit confidential code you will use in verifying
the Visa/Master card)
Immediately the 4-digit code has been sent to
you through your bank, sign in to your PayPal account
Then click on confirm credit card

Fill in the code and proceed with the next step
(NOTE: This code comes as a 4-digit number preceded by PP* in the SMS sent to you by your bank)

With the steps above completed, you have
successfully verified your Nigerian PayPal account