How To Register For Paypal In Uganda

What Is Paypal?

An multinational financial technology company operating an online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers, and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders. 

How Can I Create A PayPal Account?

To sign up for PayPal

  1. Go to and click Sign Up.
  2. Select Sign Up for a Personal Account.
  3. Enter your country, email address, and password.
  4. Enter your other personal details.
  5. Link your credit card to PayPal (optional).
  6. Link your bank account to PayPal (optional).
  7. Verify your email address with PayPal.

What Is Required For PayPal Registration?

When you register to use PayPal, you have to give your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. You also have to make up a password.

How Do You Receive Money Through PayPal?

Receiving money through PayPal is as easy as having an email address. When someone sends you a payment, you get an email from PayPal notifying you of the transaction. The money is automatically credited to your available PayPal balance.

Is PayPal Account Available In Uganda?

For freelance developers or those that wish to make money online, Paypal is one of the preferred modes of payment apart from Visa credit and debit cards. There’s one problem though — you can’t receive Paypal payments in Uganda and in most African countries except Nigeria and South Africa.

Does PayPal Work With Mobile Money In Uganda?

Paypal Xoom: You can now transfer to mobile money in Uganda using Paypal.

How Much Is It To Open A PayPal Account?

It’s free – sign up for a PayPal account, and shop without transaction fees*, no matter how you choose to pay. Shop securely – store all your financial information behind a single secure login.

How Do I Deposit Money From PayPal To Uganda?

How Do I Deposit Into Paypal? You can transfer money by logging into your PayPal account and clicking “Transfer Money” under your balance. The next page will let you add money to your balance. You can add cash to your account by entering the amount you wish to transfer from your bank.

How Do I Withdraw Money From PayPal In Uganda?


  1. Create a Yo swift account here.
  2. Login to your dashboard.
  3. Choose PayPal.
  4. Withdraw from PayPal. Here insert your amount to withdraw from PayPal and it will convert your amount to local currency.
  5. Head to withdraw and then choose between Mtn Mobile money or airtel mobile money.

Do I Need A Bank Account For PayPal?

No, you don’t need a bank account to sign up for PayPal or to receive payments. You can, however, connect your PayPal account to a bank account, a debit card or a credit card account for sending and receiving payments and transferring funds.

Can I Receive Money On PayPal Without Linking A Bank Account?

Can I receive money on PayPal without linking any bank account, debit, credit card. You can receive the money but its very unlikely you would be able to spend it unless you have verified your paypal account with a card. And you won’t be able to withdraw it unless you have a linked bank account. Advice is voluntary.

How Do I Register PayPal With Mpesa?

Visit the PayPal website at then click on ‘Sign Up’ top right of the page and follow instructions.

  1. Log in to your PayPal Account.
  2. Enter your M-PESA account phone numbe.
  3. Accept terms and condition.

Can You Send Money From PayPal To MTN Mobile Money?

A little Charge apply when transferring to your mobile wallet but very cheap. Log into your PayPal account and click on “Transfer Money.” Select From “PayPal” and To “Card(identify your card using the last for digits of your card)“. Enter the amount you want to withdraw and submit.

How Do I Receive Money From PayPal?

Getting paid is easy

  1. Open the app and select Get paid.
  2. Choose a PayPal user and enter the requested amount.
  3. Add an emoji, GIF, or friendly note before choosing Request Now.

Is Using PayPal Free?

It’s free to use PayPal to donate or to pay for a purchase or any other type of commercial transaction unless it involves a currency conversion.

Is PayPal Safe?

PayPal is a highly secure financial service, backed with some of the best end-to-end encryption available. You should also make sure to enable two-factor authentication, and delete any unused bank accounts or email addresses. Even with all this security, remember that no online service is immune to hacking or theft.