Can i sent money to my mom in sri lanka if she has a usa account?


My mom is leaving to head back to her country of sri lanka soon. If she were to create a usa account here just before going leaving, is she able to accept money if I want to sent her some?

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Paypal is country specific so she would not be able to use a U.S paypal account in Sri Lanka.


She would however be able to open a Sri Lankan paypal account, however the option to receive Paypal payments is sadly not available in that country.

She would only be able to send payments for purchases funded by a (confirmed) credit card.

Paypal varies a lot country to country and can only offer the services that the banks / governments of that country allow it to offer.
There are quite a few countries unable to receive Paypal payments.

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