How to Send and Receive Money through PayPal in Ghana


PayPal is one of the fastest, safest, and most widely used methods of payment in the world. It serves as a medium of payment that each and everyone conducting online business mostly uses for their day-to-day activities.

People all over the world use PayPal for their online business. But the saddest thing is that some Regions have been limited from using this great platform due to some reasons known to the providers of the platform. Countries such as Ghana and Nigeria have been blacklisted from using PayPal services and recently, Nigeria was listed.

They can now use PayPal services but with a limit. Nigerian residents can only send funds with their PayPal account, but can’t receive funds. But the unfortunate thing is that Ghana is still blacklisted. This means citizens cannot receive or send funds using PayPal.

This has always served as a limiting factor to some online entrepreneurs and startups in Ghana when conducting business. But as they say, for any setup rule, there is a breakage to that. Today, Most people in Ghana still create and use PayPal accounts just like the way their counterparts do in other countries.

If you are here, looking for a way to receive cash from PayPal in Ghana, then you are on the right page. In this article, we are going to look at exactly How to Send and Receive Money Through PayPal in Ghana. So without wasting much time. let’s jump straight to the main point.

To Receive Money through PayPal in Ghana, you must first create a verified PayPal account. Creating a verified PayPal account in Ghana these days is as simple as you may think. All you have to do is to follow the below guide:

How to Create a PayPal Account

First, visit this link and go to the PayPal homepage.

Once you are on the homepage, you will see Signup and Sign In.

Here, since you are new, choose signup.

Once you click on the signup button, you’ll be displayed with two types of accounts. (Business and Personal)

PayPal Signup

There are some technicalities here. Since Ghana is not officially listed on PayPal, You use a different country by choosing a business account. This is because You can be in Ghana and have your business registered in other regions and vice versa.

After choosing the Business Account, you will be taken to the registration page, once you are on that page, fill in all the required details.

Note: When entering your mobile number, make sure to choose Ghana in the list and that, your country code is +233.

PayPal Business information

After finishing this section, you’ll be asked to select your Identity, Tap on it and select “National ID” then enter your voter ID.

PayPal Registration in Ghana

Once you are done with the registration, you’ll be sent a confirmation link in your Email. Go to your email and confirm the account before you can begin to use the account.

Well done! You have successfully created and confirmed your account. Now it is time to start receiving money in that account.

How to Send and Receive Money Through PayPal in Ghana

To Send or Receive funds using PayPal, you first Sign in to your PayPal account and then navigate to the Tool menu

Once you are under the Tools Submenu, you’ll see the below screen with these options.

Send and Receive cash using PayPal

To send funds, just click on the Send Money menu.

Now you’ll be asked to enter the email of the Receiver of the Fund. Enter and then continue.

Once you enter the email, you then enter the amount you want to send and confirm the payment to finish up the payment transaction.


PayPal Ghana

Well done, you have successfully sent using your Ghanaian PayPal account.

Now, to receive cash into your account, you either create a pay me a link from the request money menu or you just send your PayPal email to the person you are receiving the money from and he/she will follow the above steps to send you the money.

PayPal Payme Link

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1 Comment
  1. Fred says

    Easy to create an account but still cannot fund it with VISA.

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