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Becoming verified on PayPal

What does PayPal verification mean?

A user who is 'PayPal verified' has confirmed their identity with eBay and PayPal.

Once a seller is verified, it:

Increases their credibility with other buyers and sellers on eBay
Allows them to list on international eBay sites
Raises their sending and withdrawal limits on PayPal
Provides some sellers with higher seller limits (e.g. new sellers or those selling in high risk categories)

This higher level of verification is designed to reduce fraudulent or counterfeit items on the site, with the result that all eBay members will be able to buy and sell on eBay with confidence.

Contact us if you have any questions about PayPal verification

How to become PayPal verified

PayPal verification involves verifying your identity using your bank account.

To become PayPal verified:
  1. Log in to PayPal, or create a PayPal account if you don't already have one.

  2. Enter your bank account information in PayPal, if you haven't already.

  3. Follow the steps provided to confirm your bank account.

Once your identity has been confirmed, ensure that your eBay account and PayPal accounts are linked.
Find out how to link your eBay and PayPal accounts

If you reside in Asia, please read Methods to confirm your identity for users residing in Asia.

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