How to Open a PayPal Account in the United Kingdom

Last updated: June 18, 2021

Opening an account with PayPal is free and very straightforward in most countries around the world.

  • Go to the PayPal home page and click the "Sign Up" button on the page’s top right-hand corner.

  • Choose the type of account you wish to open. The options are personal (Individual) or Business. A personal (individual) account is all you will need to make casino deposits, make payments and send money.

  • Choose your country and region from the options provided

  • Enter an email address and password

  • Enter your personal information as requested. The information you will need to submit includes the following: Mobile number for verification, Name, Date of Birth, Email address, Password, Your physical home address

  • Check the box to agree to the terms and conditions and click the "Agree and Create Account" button.

  • On the next page, enter the code shown in the box and press continue

  • Following this, you will then be asked to store your bank account or credit card information securely. Select an option or chose to add information later.

  • Your account is now ready to use to receive payments. Once payment methods have been added, you can also fund your account through a bank transfer or a debit/credit card.

Note that you may also need to send proof of identity in some instances, particularly for users who wish to open a business account.