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To people who have changed their paypal name or know someone who has, how long did it take?

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To people who have changed their paypal name or know someone who has, how long did it take?

 I just sent my id and info to change my name from nickname to full name. It didn’t state how long it would take and i’ve seen a couple posts here saying that it takes months or weeks. Please be specific with the number of days, weeks or months. Thanks.

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Re: To people who have changed their paypal name or know someone who has, how long did it take?

@kkiira 

 

If the name on the account is not a name that was ever your legal name, it is not likely that a name change will be possible. Names can be changed on an account in the following circumstances:

 

A legal name change

A minor misspelling

And in the case of an account for a registered business, a change in the designated contact for the company.

 

Changing from a fictitious name (or, as in your case, a name unrelated to your legal name) to a legally recognized name is not something that is supported. If the account is not currently limited, you may wish to close the account and open an account using the correct information.

 


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Re: To people who have changed their paypal name or know someone who has, how long did it take?

@kkiira 

 

If the name on the account is not a name that was ever your legal name, it is not likely that a name change will be possible. Names can be changed on an account in the following circumstances:

 

A legal name change

A minor misspelling

And in the case of an account for a registered business, a change in the designated contact for the company.

 

Changing from a fictitious name (or, as in your case, a name unrelated to your legal name) to a legally recognized name is not something that is supported. If the account is not currently limited, you may wish to close the account and open an account using the correct information.

 


Advice is voluntary.
Kudos / Solution appreciated.

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