Getting Started with Exchange: Setting Up a PayPal Account
To create an account with PayPal, go to PayPal.com and select Sign Up.
On the next screen, you'll select whether you want to set up PayPal for personal use or for business/non-profit use.
For Personal Use
If you choose the Personal Use option, you'll start by entering your personal information.
Once you've entered your personal information, you'll decide if you want to link your PayPal Account to your bank account or to a debit/credit card.
Next, you'll need to confirm your bank account or card. You have two options for confirmation. One is to have them call you with a confirmation code and is done instantly. The other option is for them to make small deposits into your account and will take 2-3 days for confirmation to complete.
Once you have confirmed your account, the set up of your account is complete and you'll be taken to your account page.