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joelb0501
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Limitations

Why would pay pal put a (limitation) on A personal account? They are holding every cent I have for 6 months? They don't want any documents. Just states I can't use paypal anymore!
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kernowlass
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Re: Limitations

@joelb0501 

 

Well you can sell on any account type so yes they would put a permanent limitation on a personal or business account if you broke their user agreement or acceptable use policy.


If you have been told your Paypal account has been permanently limited then Paypal tends to hold any funds for 180 days. This is the same time frame that buyers have to open Paypal disputes.

If no disputes are opened in 180 days then normally you are allowed to withdraw the funds. That is as long as you are over 18, the account is in your legal name and registered in the country where you reside.

Sometimes they confiscate funds under this policy.
https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full?locale.x=en_US#actions

Paypal also may request further documentation from you before you can withdraw those funds.




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