How to Verify a PayPal Account
You need to verify your account to be allowed to pay for your orders via PayPal system. Verification authenticates a member's identity, increases the security of transactions and raises account sending limits. Getting verified is easy, quite fast and free of charge.
As an example, let's have a look at the bank card verification procedure (please, make sure that your card balance is not less than $1.95).
Please, take a look on the video instructions or follow the screenshots below.
For starters log into your PayPal account.
Click the "Get verified" link. It is located in the Overview section of your account page. Then select "Link and confirm my debit or credit card" among the given options.
Enter your credit or debit card information in the form below. Make sure to enter the correct billing information. Then click "Continue" button. You will be charged $1.95, which will be refunded within 24 hours after you confirm your card.
The next step is a card verification. It's about $1.95 charge operation. Use your Internet banking or online statement if you can access any or call/visit your card issuer to get your card statement. Enter special 4-digit code from the statement to confirm your card and complete verification procedure on the PayPal website.
If everything is ok, your account status will be changed to "Verified" and you'll get the following message: