You can only change your PayPal account name to match your legal name. Your name will appear changed around 2 working days after uploading your documents. All customers are required to use the online process to change names as it is fast and efficient.
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PayPal name change process
Follow these steps;
- Once logged in click the ‘settings’ button at the top right (it looks like a cog).
- Click the ‘change name’ link alongside your name.
- Choose the reason for your name change from the list available
- Click the button to upload your proof documents.
You need to upload 2 proof documents:
- A copy of updated photo ID, AND
- Proof your name has legally changed (eg: marriage certificate, divorce decree, court order)