How do I Bypass The PayPal SSN Requirement?
SSN is mandatory to create a PayPal account in the USA. But, there are other ways to create PayPal account in the USA without using SSN: Otherwise you will be able to register using the EIN, however that is not the correct way. PayPal would ask for SSN anytime to verify your documents.
Can I give PayPal a fake SSN?
A person isn't alllowed to use a fake name; that's against PayPal policy, but people still do it. Since PayPal has your SSN and other information it is unulikely you would be able to open a new account as those numbers are on record and couldn't be used again.
Why does PayPal require a Social Security number?
You don't need to put money in your account to buy something if you have a card or bank linked to the account. PayPal will withdrawal the funds from the payment source when you go to buy it. Its when you want to withdrawal money from your bank and hold it in your paypal account that they need a SSN.
How do I show proof of SSN on PayPal?
How to Verify Your SSN on PayPal
- Scan your Social Security card.
- Rotate the image of the Social Security Card if it is not horizontal or if reads backward.
- Visit PayPal.com and sign into your PayPal account.
- Scroll down until you see "Step 3: Confirm your Social Security Card."
- Click "Browse.
How do I add a SSN to my PayPal account?
You need a Social Security Number (SSN) to create a PayPal Payments Pro account. In the Sandbox, use "111" for the first three digits, followed by the two other number sets (a two-digit number and a four-digit number). You can use any set of numbers for the rest of the SSN, excluding the number 111-11-1111.