PayPal is one of the most popular, faster, safer ways to send money, make an online payment, receive money or set up a merchant account so far.
PayPal is a platform that most Ghanaians love to use and indeed its usage in Ghana has been on the rise as the love for online activities and eCommerce continues to rise.
Since PayPal is used by a lot of online merchants that offer PayPal as a means of payment, most people who transact online want to register PayPal as well to get more options when making payments. Although not officially accepted in Ghana, there are legal ways to follow to get a verified PayPal account. One thing that should be noted is that in creating a PayPal account, you should get a bank that can accept it to make your Journey with PayPal Successful.
In this article, I am going to show you Banks In Ghana That Accept Paypal in 2022 and ways to successfully secure your PayPal account in Ghana.
For easy PayPal transactions; either with withdrawal or depositing, you surely need to have a credit, prepaid, debit or Mastercard linked to your PayPal account. The problem is, not all banks accept PayPal too in Ghana hence, the need to show you the banks that accept this Popular payment system.
If you want to link your PayPal account to a card or bank to use successfully, try the following banks;
- United Bank for Africa (UBA)
- Access Bank
- First Atlantic Bank
United Bank for Africa (UBA)
In Ghana, most PayPal users use the services of UBA and they send and withdraw money with maximum convenience.
Their prepaid card, the UBA Africard works perfectly with PayPal and with this you do not need a bank account at UBA before you can have access to it and it is given instantly. Since it is easy to get the Africard even without a bank account, most people have patronized it.
As well, you can link your UBA account to PayPal via your MasterCard and it will work perfectly.
How to get a UBA Africard or a bank account
- Walk to any UBA branch near you
- Speak to a Customer Service person about getting an Africard or Bank Account
- You need to have two passport-sized pictures and a valid National ID with you to go through the process smoothly
- You will be given a form to fill
- After here, you will pay a fee for your Africard and it will be instantly given to you.
To link your Access Bank account to PayPal, you need to get a savings or current bank account at any access bank branch near you.
After creating your account, apply for a debit card or prepaid card. This is also issued instantly at times. After here, you can successfully link it to your PayPal account.
First Atlantic Bank
Over here too, you do not need to open an account with First Atlantic Bank before you get a Visa prepaid card for PayPal. All you need to do is visit any nearest Stanbic Bank branch to get a prepaid card for the purpose of your PayPal transactions.
So far, these are the banks in Ghana that have the reputation of accepting and helping customers carry out PayPal activities in Ghana 2021/2022.
After getting the card from the bank what next? Check below for how to link it to your PayPal.
How to Link your bank card to your PayPal Account
To link your account means to link your debit card or Prepaid card.
- Log in to your PayPal account
- Click on the gear icon at the top right corner
- Click on Account Settings
- Click on Money, banks and cards
- Click on Link a New Card
- Enter credit card number
- Fill in details of the card
- Click Link Card.
The card should link if it is a working one from any of the accepted banks
NB: You should make sure you have at least $1 to $3 in your account or card before linking your card.
By now, I believe you are well educated on the Banks In Ghana That Accept Paypal in 2021/2022, how to get the card from the bank, and how to finally link to your PayPal account.