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Closing of an Account

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Hey all. I'd like to close my account, I've upgraded my profile to a business one (even though I do not own a business) to have a different name instead of my real life name when dealing with money. However, now it's required to send verification before I can either receive money or close my account even. I do not want this anymore, and my profile (apparently) cannot be downgraded to a regular one either. The only solution I see is deactivating the account, but again it is not possible before resolving the issue of verifying the documentations that I do not have, lol. Everything I mentioned on the name or street etc was made up and I event sent a note explaining that when I was doing that, but it seems like nobody read it.


Closing of an Account

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There is no automatic way to downgrade a business account to a personal account, you have to contact customer services and they will do that for you.

Click help / contact bottom left of Paypal pages for options available for your country.

Or have you considered contacting Customer Service via Facebook or Twitter?
You can send them a personal message from their facebook or twitter pages.
It's: and @AskPayPal for Twitter.
You could just close your business account (removing all subscriptions / financial info etc first) and open a personal one.

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