If your duty is working online like bloggers , marketers, advertising media etc. you need a forum to send and receive payments for the work you have done. Usually you can make use of services like credit card, net banking, paypal, Google wallet and so on to get your transactions done.
So why Paypal?.
Paypal is one of the most trusted money transaction services in terms of security, transfer limit and privacy. So lets begin to make a PayPal account right now.
How to Open Free Paypal Account in India ?
First of all head over to PayPal.com and click on Get started to create your own PayPal account. Heading over to next page you have an option to select between “Personal and business account”. You can select in between any two options depending upon your requirement.
On the next page you need to sign up by entering your credit/debit card details or can skip it for later to send payment. Note that PayPal Indian account is a limited one. You can use it to send only payments. But to receive payments your have to add extra details like PAN card, e-mail confirmation, add bank account and purpose code.
Linking Credit / debit card to Indian PayPal account:
This process is a cakewalk because all you have to do is to just enter some basic information and PayPal will get your job done. You can either add a new account, edit and remove and existing account by going to Profile > Link/edit credit card.Debit cards from selected banks works fine with PayPal. In case if you are an ICICI account holder trying to link ICICIaccount with PayPal you may encounter an error message saying-
“The bank that issued your card didn’t approve this transaction. Please contact the card issuer’s customer service department if you have any questions. Or you can add a different card now to continue.”
Don’t panic. Call customer care service and ask them to enable international online transaction. Or you can also message INTL to 5676766 from your registered mobile number.
Alternative Method to activate your PayPal account.
• Credit card: Many banks issue credit cards in lieu of fixed deposit. If you are building a career online, then credit card is a must.
We hope this guide helped to know everything about creating Paypal Indian account.