If you want to change your name on PayPal for any reason, then we will tell you some ways that will be useful for you.
Many times you make a mistake while creating an account, due to which your name becomes wrong or you change your name.
In this situation, you want to change your name on your account but you have to face some problems.
But you do not need to worry, today we will tell you some ways to change your name on your PayPal account.
How to Change Name on PayPal
To change your name on PayPal, you will have to provide proof that your name has changed. For which you will have to upload your photo ID or other documents.
When it is proved from your document that you are giving correct information, then your name will be changed.
If you do not want to give any of your documents, then you will be able to correct only some spelling mistakes.
Because PayPal does not allow you to change the name without a document.
Then if you do not want to go through this process and want to change your name, then it will be possible to change the name only by creating a new account.
PayPal gives you three ways to change your name
In your browser to change your name PayPal Login to the account in which you will see the option of setting at the top right side.
You can see this setting option on the left side of log out and when you click on it, you will see three options that will be useful to change the name of your account.
As soon as you click on the option of this setting, you will see three options that are helpful in the process of changing the name.
You can choose one of these three options according to your need and change your name, all the options are explained below in detail.
1.Change your legal name
If you want to change your surname or you want to change your full name then you have to click on Change your legal name.
You can change your full name only if you are married or divorced. In this case, you can enter your ID proof or government document in which your new and correct name is written.
By scanning these documents you can submit your form after which your name will be changed.
This name change process may take some time in which your document will be verified by the official and the name will be changed if the document is correct.
2. Update Your Name
If you want to update your name in which you want to add or remove your nickname then you have to choose the Update your name option.
Many times there is a situation when there is a need to change our nickname or we have written our nickname instead of the first name, in such a situation you can use this option.
Some people find it uncomfortable to use their original name, so they can replace their original name with their nickname and run the account successfully.
You use your account with a nickname or original name, you will not have any problem nor any interruption in any of your transactions.
3. Make a minor Correction
Many times it has been seen that when you create your account, at that time you make a mistake in typing and some spelling mistake happens in your name.
And when you do any transaction you see that there is some spelling mistake in your name due to which you feel uncomfortable and you want to correct your name.
In such a situation, you have to choose the third option in which you can easily correct minor typing mistakes. In this, you can easily replace two or three characters.
After correcting the minor mistake, you see that your full correct name is visible in your account, in this case, you save your name.
You have to use the above 3 methods to change your name and in these 3 ways, you can change the name of your account.
How to change name on PayPal Mobile
If you want to change your PayPal account name by Mobile Phone, then follow the procedure given below.
In your mobile purple app, click on the menu option 3 line you see on the top left side, then the menu bar will open in front of you.
As seen in the photo, in front of the logout, you see the gear button of the setting, click on it so that you will reach a new screen.
Now you will see your profile picture and your name. Change name option will appear on the right side of your name.
As you see in the photo, you have to click on the option of change name and then a new screen will open in front of you which is shown in the photo below.
- Now you are seeing three options in which you have to give the region to change your name and then you can easily change your name.
When you click on the first and second options of the beginning, then you will see two options on your screen as in the photo given below, in which you have been told which documents are required for you to change the name.
If you select the first option in which you can change your legal name, that you need to attach a copy of the ID proof given by the government in which your photo is clearly visible.
Whatever ID proof you will get from the government, the ID number and photo should be visible in it.
2. If you choose the second number option then you will need to attach a copy of your marriage certificate or divorce certificate.
Or else you will have to attach a copy of the commitment letter, otherwise, the document in which your correct name is written and which has been received by the government.
3. If you think the third option is right for you, then you can change only one or two characters.
As you see in the above photo, after clicking on this option, you will get the option to fill in your first name and last name and after that, you will have to fill the checkbox to put that ID of yours.
After this, you can change only one or two characters from your name and your name will change easily.
By following this process, you can easily change your PayPal account name from your mobile phone itself. For this only you use your phone, you do not need to use laptop or computer.
See the Video How to change PayPal Name by phone
Can I use a fake name on PayPal?
Yes, you can use PayPal by creating an account with a fake name, but in such a situation, if any of your transactions go wrong and you then need to copy your ID, then you will have to face the problem.
After going through all the points of the whole post, it comes to the conclusion that you can easily change your name on PayPal if you have a photo ID of the changed name.
Can I Change a typographical error?
If you have the ID proof in which your name has been changed then you can correct the typographical error.
How to Change PayPal Name Without ID?
If you want to change your name on PayPal without ID proof, then it is not possible, for this it is better that you create a new PayPal account.
Can PayPal account name be changed from the phone?
Yes, the PayPal account name can be changed very easily from the phone. For which you have to follow some process.
Can I use 2 PayPal accounts?
Yes you can use 2 PayPal accounts one will be a personal account and the other will be a business account and all will need a separate email