Add cash to your account

Free your cash to do more for you.

Add cash to your account so you can use it instantly. It's easy – shop anywhere PayPal is accepted, send money to anyone, or
withdraw it.

After enrolling, start adding cash to your account

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Find out where and how to add cash to
your account.

With our network of partners, you'll find it simple and convenient to add cash to your PayPal account:

  • Simple

    It's easy to find places where you can add cash to your account – and you won't have to wait. Once you add it to your PayPal balance, you can use it instantly for purchases wherever PayPal is accepted.

  • More choices

    Get more ways to use your cash – add money to your account, spend it anywhere PayPal is accepted, send money to anyone, or withdraw it to use for future purchases.

  • Secure

    As always, you can trust PayPal to keep your money that you add to your account secure.

More about adding cash to PayPal

  • Where are the locations to add cash to or withdraw cash from my PayPal account?

    Click on the provider of choice to learn more about locations, process and fees.
    Green Dot® MoneyPak®, PayPaltm My Cash Card, Coinstar®, MoneyGram®

    What are the fees to add cash to or withdraw cash from my PayPal account?

    Click on the provider of choice to learn more about locations, process and fees.
    Green Dot® MoneyPak®, PayPaltm My Cash Card, Coinstar®, MoneyGram®

    Who do I contact if I'm having a problem adding cash to or withdrawing cash from my PayPal account?

    You will contact the service provider if you have questions or concerns regarding adding cash to or withdrawing cash from your PayPal account. Click on the provider of choice, and reference the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for each provider's contact information. Green Dot® MoneyPak®, PayPaltm My Cash Card, Coinstar®, MoneyGram®

    After cash has been added to your account or withdrawn, please click here to submit a message to PayPal customer service, or call 1-888-221-1161.

    Is it required that I have a bank account or credit card attached to my PayPal account if I am adding cash?

    No. Your cash is transferred directly to your PayPal account balance so you are not required to have a bank account or credit card attached to your PayPal account.

    What minimum and maximum amounts can I add and withdraw from my PayPal account?

    You have a $500 daily add/load limit and a $4000 monthly add/load limit to your PayPal account. Each provider will have different daily loads and monthly load limits. There is a $500 daily load limit on the PayPal My Cash Card. Click on the provider of choice to learn more Green Dot® MoneyPak®, PayPaltm My Cash Card, Coinstar®, MoneyGram®
  • Is adding cash to my PayPal account secure?

    Yes. No matter how you access PayPal, you have the same level of security and protection you can always expect from PayPal.

    If I do not have a PayPal account, how can I add cash to my PayPal account?

    You will need to sign up for a PayPal account and enroll to verify your information to add cash to your PayPal account or to access any funds added. Click here to sign up for a PayPal account. After signing up, click Get Started to enroll your account.

    What is the advantage of adding cash to my PayPal account?

    You can turn the cash in your wallet into funds in your PayPal account and it is immediately available for use wherever PayPal is accepted.

    What information will I need to provide to add cash to my PayPal account?

    Once you have a PayPal account you will need to enroll and verify your name, address, date of birth and social security number to add cash to your PayPal account. You only need to enroll your account once.

    How are you verifying my information? Are you doing a credit check?

    For security reasons, PayPal verifies identity information using a national database. This is NOT a credit check and will not affect your credit rating whatsoever.

    How do I use this feature to shop anywhere PayPal is accepted?

    Once you add your cash to your PayPal account, money from your PayPal balance will be available to use wherever PayPal is accepted online or in-store at participating retailers.