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How to open a PayPal account in Kenya and what to do with it (2018)

Paypal is a popular online money transfer platform. It provides a fast and easy way to send and request money online across the world and is available in more than 200 countries, including Kenya. With more than 160 million active users, we can safely say that PayPal is the largest global money transfer platform.

What You Need To Open A PayPal Account In Kenya
Opening a PayPal account is free. All you need is a valid email address and you’re good to go.

How To Open A PayPal Account In Kenya

Step One:
Go to PayPal login sign up page by clicking on this link or copy pasting it in your browser: https://www.paypal.com/ke/.  This will take you to the PayPal homepage for Kenya. Next, click on Sign Up. 

Step Two:
You’ll  be taken to the next page. The page has two options, Personal Account and Business Account. If you’re creating an account for personal use, choose the Personal Account option. If you’re creating an account for business use, click on the Business account option. Keep in mind that creating any of these PayPal accounts is free.

Step Three:
Depending on the option you choose, you’ll be taken to the next step where you have to enter your name, email address, . (From here, we’ll proceed with instructions for a personal account.)

Step Four:
Next, you need to fill in the next form. You can choose to enter your Driver’s Licence, ID Number or Passport Number. Once you’re done, click on “Agree and Create Account”.

Step Five:
You’ll receive an email containing a link to activate your PayPal account.
It’s as simple as that!

Now that you’ve successfully created your Paypal account, here are some things you can do with it.

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