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PayPal is operational in several disastrous countries like Somalia and Nepal but the largest online money transfer service is still reluctant to start its services in a growing country like Pakistan. An uncountable number of bloggers, website owners and other people in Pakistan, who are concerned with the Internet, face difficulty in getting a verified PayPal account. PayPal is dominant in the market in a way that it is almost impossible to process payments including sending and receiving money and purchasing of goods and services online without it. If you are a blogger, freelancer or concerned with any other online business and earn money online, then you are surely facing difficulty in bringing your earnings to Pakistan.
Today, we will learn, how to get a verified account in Pakistan. Once you will succeed in getting your PayPal account approved, you will be able to collect and send money seamlessly. You can withdraw your funds in Pakistan or you can spend money for purchasing online goods and services. To get and verify a PayPal account in Pakistan, you need to follow below instructions.
Signup at Payoneer
Payoneer is one of the famous money transfer services of the world. It is operated by a US based bank. Payoneer provides Master debit card to people throughout the world. Luckily, it offers its services in Pakistan also. To verify your PayPal account, you need a Payoneer account, so I am discussing it first. To get a Payoneer account, follow below instructions:
1. Visit Payoneer Affiliates
and signup for a free account. Ensure that you are providing your details accurately
2. After signup, you need to provide any of your government issued documents including scans of ID card or driver license. Once your identity is verified, Master debit card is approved and it will be shipped to your residence. Normally, it takes about 20 to 40 days before the card reaches you in Pakistan
3. When your card is approved, Payoneer sends you an email asking that are you interested in US Payment Service or not. You need to signup for this. A few easy questions are need to be answered by you. Answer these questions by replying to the email
4. After you reply to the email, your details are reviewed and you are accepted in US Payment
Service within a few business days. Rarely, Payoneer discards the signups
5. When your signup is approved, you are sent an email which contains a virtual account number and a routing number. This information is what you need to verify your PayPal account
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2. Fill in the details including phone number and residence address. These details must be REAL. You can use Fake Name Generator
to generate a US resident name and other details. Generate details there and then fill them in PayPal signup form
3. Once your PayPal account is created, you can verify it using Payoneer account details
4. To do it, select the link to verify your account
5. Choose "Bank" from the two options and fill in the account details which Payoneer has sent you
6. Within next few days, PayPal will send a small test amount to your Payoneer account. Put these two transacted amounts in PayPal back. You are done!!
Now you have a verified PayPal account in Pakistan. Payoneer will send you the Master card which will reach you in a couple of weeks. Once the card reaches you, you can withdraw your funds using it after transferring the money to your Payoneer account.
To ensure that your PayPal account is always safe, don't login to it frequently and unnecessarily. Never use proxies to access it and never accept money transfers from unverified users. Stay safe and sound! Good luck!