How do I change my PayPal from UK to US?

By: Rajesh T SUpdated: April 21, 2021


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Re: how do I change my country on Paypal?
  1. Go to and log in to your account.
  2. Click 'Profile' near the top of the page.
  3. Select 'My account settings'.
  4. In the 'Account Type' section, click 'Close account' and follow the instructions.

In respect to this, can I use my PayPal account in another country?

Yes, PayPal does work internationally. You can transfer funds between more than 200 different countries. However, PayPal's international transfers aren't free, so you'll have to check what the fee is for each transfer within your country of choice.

Similarly, can I close my PayPal account and open a new one with the same email?

A: Yes once you have successfully closed down a PayPal account, you can use the same email to create a new account.

Can I have 2 PayPal accounts?

No. You can have one Personal account and one Business account. You can add more email addresses, debit or credit cards, and bank accounts to your account, but each account must have its own email address and financial information.

Can I add a US bank account to my UK PayPal?

Re: Adding a US Bank Account to an existing UK Paypal account. Only folks from the U.S can register their bank accounts to other countries paypal accounts. BUT to do so you need to contact customer services and they will add it for you.


Can I use my UK PayPal in USA?

Re: Using UK Paypal in the USA
It is not possible for a PayPal account holder to change the country that the account is active in. If a customer opens a PayPal account in the UK, it is not possible for them to change the country where the account is active.

Can I change the name of my PayPal account?

Log in to your PayPal account. Click Profile (cog next to log out). Click Edit beside "Name." Select the appropriate option and click Continue.

How do I add another country address to my PayPal account?

Hi there trevsmith00, As PayPal is country specific it is not possible to change your address to another country however if you wish to add a shipping address in another another country you can do so through your eBay account then when paying for your item you can select this as a shipping address.

How do I set up a PayPal account outside the US?

How to Set Up a PayPal Account Outside the USA?
  1. Go to the PayPal worldwide website and make sure that your country is listed in the PayPal localized network. If it is listed, click on the country to transfer to that country's PayPal site.
  2. Click on the "Sign Up" link to begin registration.
  3. Enter your personal information and credit card number.

How do I delete an existing PayPal account?

Here's how to close your PayPal account:
  1. Click Settings next to "Log Out."
  2. Click Close your account under "Account options."
  3. Enter your bank account number if requested.
  4. Click Close Account.

Can I have two PayPal accounts with the same email?

Yes. You can have one Consumer account and one Business account. You can add more email addresses, debit or credit cards, and bank accounts to your account, but each account must have its own email address and financial information.

What countries does PayPal work in?

Countries/Regions with the ability to send and receive payments and have Automatic Transfer:
  • Albania.
  • Algeria.
  • Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Barbados.
  • Belize.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Dominica.
  • Egypt.

What does PayPal charge for international transactions?

Selling is 2.9% + $0.30 per sale.
Sales within the US 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction
International sales 4.4% transaction fee plus a fixed fee based on currency received
PayPal HereTM card reader 2.7% when you swipe a card or 3.5% plus $0.15 for manually entered transactions

Does PayPal detect VPN?

As of the date of writing, however, no mention of VPNs has been found in PayPal's current user agreement. When you use a VPN, remember that PayPal may have methods for spotting VPN use. If multiple PayPal subscribers use the same VPN provider to access the service a VPN IP address could become blocked by Paypal.

How do I accept international payments on PayPal?

Log in to your PayPal account, click on Wallet, then click on PayPal balance. On the subsequent popup, simply click on Manage currencies, then on the following page Add Currency. You're done! Now your PayPal account is ready to receive International payments in currencies of your choice.

Can I delete my PayPal account and start again?

Re: Deleting account and opening a new one
You can only close accounts, unfortunately PayPal won't let you delete them. They keep track of everything. Before you close your account, make sure you have no outstanding transactions, (disputes, claims, refunds, etc.).

Can I close my PayPal and make a new one?

When you close your account, PayPal cannot reopen it for you. You can, however, open a new account with the same or a similar email account.

What happens to my money if I close my PayPal account?

Notes Prior to Closing Down a PayPal Account
Once a PayPal account is closed down it cannot be reopened meaning all the transaction history is lost. To collect your PayPal balance you may choose to: Transfer it to your bank account (it can take a couple of days for this money to appear)

Does closing PayPal account affect credit?

Closing a “PayPal Creditaccount will have NO IMPACT on a credit report / score - because it's not reported! Keeping a “PayPal Creditaccount open WILL NOT IMPROVE a credit score - because it's not reported! PayPal does a credit pull when the account is opened even though they do not report a tradeline account.

How do I access my PayPal account if my phone number has changed?

go to paypal and click on support and let them know you have misplaced your phone number they will tell you what to do. Secondly login to your account and add a new phone number to access your account.