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04-02-2006, 11:07 PM
alright so i wanna get a paypal but i dont have a credit card or anything but i MIGHT get a debit card like ones that have money on it and you just use that money and such. so instead of using credit cards am i aloud to use debit cards? >_>

04-02-2006, 11:11 PM
yes, debits act the same way on paypal as credit cards.

04-02-2006, 11:12 PM
yessir u sure can :)

04-02-2006, 11:26 PM
so say i get a debit card and put like....50$ on it how would or could i put it onto my paypal account?

btw who uses TD canada bank? >_>

04-02-2006, 11:28 PM
you need a chequing account in order to use it on your Paypal account.

If you have money in your bank then go to your paypal, and transfer funds. Enter the ammount of money you'd like to transfer from your bank to your Paypal account, and it will occur in 6-8 days(Canada) or 3-6 days(America)

04-02-2006, 11:30 PM
thats if its not a debit card, just a regular checking account.

debits just work from your checking account and they are automatic. the only difference between a debit and credit card is that credit cards allow you to spend as much as you want as long as you pay it back after 1 month (or you get interest), whereas debit cards limit you to the money you have that you can spend so you dont go over budget and get into debt.

04-02-2006, 11:50 PM
im lost in the part of chequing account >_>

04-02-2006, 11:58 PM
Originally posted by Common@Apr 2 2006, 06:50 PM
im lost in the part of chequing account >_>

i was just saying that if you have a chequing account, it works as well. The bottom part of a cheque has a serial number, branch number, etc.(all this is needed in order to become a verfied user(one able to transfer funds).

04-03-2006, 12:16 PM
I have a question to.
If I have like a bank card that I can only take money out of the atm with can I use that card to register with paypal?

04-03-2006, 10:48 PM
If you have a bank account then you can register with paypal, you just can't do instant transfer (you'd have to do a bank transaction type deal which takes 5 business days).

For signing up purposes, debit cards will work exactly like credit cards. That's all you need to know based on what you were asking. As mentioned earlier, the difference between debit and credit is debit is for money that you already have, and comes from your bank account. Credit is for money you don't have, and you'd have to pay that money back if you used your credit card.

04-04-2006, 02:53 AM
^^much <33

btw on a note at the bottom of the page it says i must be 18 to sign up.....what if i sign up and im not 18 >_>

04-04-2006, 03:00 AM
never gave me a problem... i may have signed up as 18+ tho...

just use the same birthday and bump the year a few years back, no biggy, not like your gonna turn into a multi millionaire and draw loads of attention to yourself before your 18 lol