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Great question! I'm sorry to hear about the problems you've had with your bank and PayPal account.
If there is a negative balance on an account in your name, that balance will have to be resolved. Opening a new account while there is an old account with issues on it is not permitted. Once that balance is resolved, you will be able to either use the old account, or close it and use the bank account on the new account.
I hope this helps.
I'm sorry to hear that you're having an issue authenticating at login. In a situation where the number listed is not a valid number anymore, a call to customer support would be needed to validate identity and have a representative manually edit the number. To get the number to call, please click Help & Contact at the bottom of any PayPal page and then Contact customer service, and then Call us, and then choose to call as a guest.
I'm sorry about the hold time. I appreciate your feedback about that.
I'm sorry to hear about the restriction, I know waiting for these situations to be resolved can be frustrating. The two-day time frame is an estimate, and I apologize for the inconvenience, but if you haven't heard back it means we're still reviewing your submissions. As soon as the case is resolved, you'll receive an email notification and should be able to withdraw your funds at that time. You can always contact us in the meantime to see if we can take a look at the case over the phone for you. Thanks for your patience while we work through the cases.
- Ashley M