Not a US citizen

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Hi everyone, new here. I am an Australian citizen who wants to use PayPal as a method for people to pay for their services. Because I am in Australia, I obviously don't have a US SSN and I am finding it difficult to get verified and my business account all set up. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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You’ll have to close the US account. You won’t be able to use it unless you are officially setting up a US based business legally by setting up a US address, US phone number, US bank account, US tax ID (EIN), US business license/incorporate in the US.


Then after closing account, open a PayPal AU account.


If you need assistance with account closure, contact customer service:      

Click “Message Us” or “Call Us” option on the bottom.   


Or reach out to PayPal at Facebook or Twitter:    

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Kudos & Solved are greatly appreciated. 🙂
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