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PayPal Account Types

There are three types of PayPal accounts. Make sure to choose the account that best fits your needs. For example, if you are planning on running a business, we strongly suggest that you sign up with a Business Account.

  • Personal Account – For Online Shoppers
    • Ideal if you shop online.
    • Make secure payments on eBay and merchant Web sites using your credit card or PayPal account balance.
  • Premier Account – For Casual Online Sellers
    • Accept credit cards and other payment types for low fees.

  • Business Account – For Businesses
    • Accept credit cards and other payment types for low fees.
    • Operate under a business name with multiple credit cards.
    • Create multiple user access for up to 200 employees: Give your employees limited access to your account so that they can complete their duties without access to sensitive functionality.
    • Create a separate email alias to quickly and efficiently deal with any buyer chargebacks or claims.
Benefits for Seller Accounts – Premier and Business:

Note: PayPal allows members to have one Personal account and one Premier or Business account. However, each PayPal account must contain unique email addresses and financial information. Also, you may upgrade your account at any time at no additional cost.

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