Payment system PayPal (USA)

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PayPal payment system (USA)

Payment system PayPal (Pay Pal) is a world famous electronic money platform, which was formed in 2000 by the merger of Confinity and X.com, owned by Elon Musk. In 2001, the merged company received its final name PayPal and a year later it was sold to the eBay online store, with which it is still associated.

Over the years of its successful operation in the financial market, the international payment system PayPal managed to earn the trust of more than 230 million people, open its own representative offices in 202 jurisdictions, including in Ukraine, as well as establish the operation of outgoing payments in 25 world currencies, and outgoing - in more than 100. At the same time, the special feature  of the payment system is that for different countries there are different conditions of use and tariffs. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Since 2017, PayPal has also become an online lending provider and has been able to provide long-term loans to its merchants through its acquisition of Swift Financial.

OPEN AN ACCOUNT IN PAYPAL

Types of accounts

Personal, corporate.

Accounts are opened for any jurisdiction other than those under USA sanctions.

Paypal does not service activities related to violation of laws, copyright, drug trafficking, arms sales, pyramid schemes and other fraudulent transactions.

The cost of opening of the account

(payment system tariff)

Opening an account (registering a PayPal account) for individuals and legal entities - free.

 

Withdrawing funds from your PayPal account to a bank account - no commission is charged.

Representative offices

Represented in over 200 countries.

Management of the account

Via a mobile application.

Payment system tariffs

Account service fees are set depending on the country of registration/residence of the company/individual.

 

For more information on tariffs, see the website of the payment system by selecting the required jurisdiction in the section "User Agreement".

Terms of opening the account

The procedure of opening the account consists of two stages: the preliminary stage and final stage of opening an account.

The preliminary stage includes the process of collecting and filing your documents which are required for opening an account. The terms of preliminary stage depends wholly on you.

The general term for opening an account also depends on the country of registration/residence of the company/individual.

PayPal follows KYC policy and reserves the right to require additional documents what may lead to account opening term exceeding, as well as refusing of account opening without reasons explanation.

Staff

Working languages: Russian, English, German and many others.

Credit/debit cards

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Maestro.

Documents for opening an account

Company documents. Originals of all statutory documents are required.

Additionally, the details of the company bank account to which funds will be withdrawn from the PayPal account is also required.

To confirm that you have a corporate account, it is also necessary to provide a bank statement issued no later than 12 months before the date of registration with PayPal.

Documents for the account holder:

- original of national passport;

- original of foreign passport;

- original identification code;

- curriculum vitae;

- original bank recommendation;

- original of utility bill (for gas, electricity) from the place of residence no older than 3 months (to prove the place of residence).

 

Documents for the beneficiary:

- original of national passport;

- original of foreign passport;

- original identification code;

- curriculum vitae;

- original bank recommendation;

- original of utility bill (for gas, electricity) from the place of residence no older than 3 months (to prove the place of residence).

Please note that this is a basic list of documents. The final list of required documents will be formed on an individual basis, depending on the country of registration, structure and activities of the company!

The procedure of opening an account

You need to visit our office to fill out a questionnaire, as well as certification of documents for the company, attorney and beneficiary. Next, all documents are sent to the payment system for review and opening an account.

For further consultation concerning the terms of account opening in payment system Paypal (USA) please contact our office. We will respond to any questions you may have and will help you open an account in American payment system Paypal or any other bank out of 70 foreign banks you may choose from.

The international electronic system Paypal (Pay Pal) also operates on the territory of Ukraine (including Kiev), it allows to use the system and carry out payment transactions around the world.

However, at the same time, for Ukraine there are a number of restrictions in working with PayPal. To learn more about how Paypel Ukraine works, whether it is possible to open an account without a card and how to open a corporate account with Paypal, you can contact our specialists.