paypal registration without changing your ip address

PayPal Registration Without Changing Your IP Address

Saviour Sanders

Forget about IP addresses, you can create PayPal accounts without changing your IP address. A lot of people still think you need to change your IP address to confuse the PayPal system that you are not in a PayPal blacklisted country. PayPal Registration can be done without changing your IP Address.

PayPal Registration Without Changing Your IP Address

When I wrote this article about PayPal Ghana, I stated emphatically that US citizens who are in Ghana at the moment still access their PayPal accounts without changing their IP address. The same applies to UK citizens, Nigerians, South Africans, and people in Togo.

If people from these countries can log into their accounts while their IP addresses are recognized by PayPal, then what should stop you from creating your PayPal account without changing your IP address?

The issue with IP addresses can only come into play when you open the PayPal site for the first time. Your location may be available hence PayPal gives you a version of their site that fits into your language.

For instance, if you visit PayPal from Togo, you would be provided with a French version since your IP tells PayPal that you are visiting from a French-speaking country.

So now what? You can create your PayPal account without changing your IP address. Forget those myths and start enjoying eCommerce right from Ghana.

Do You Need VPNs When Creating a PayPal Account?

What is a VPN?

According to IBTimes,

A VPN is a privacy tool that enables a device to send and receive information across a public network as if it was connected directly to a private network. In essence, it obscures the true location of the device and makes it appear as though its activity it coming from another network. Think of it as a sort of firewall for your online activities.

So the question is; do you need a VPN in order to create a PayPal account?

No, you don’t need VPNs or anything that will block site owners from seeing you as coming from Ghana. Good news is; even while creating your account from other countries other than Ghana, PayPal gives you the option of choosing Ghana as your country. Cool, isn’t it? This can allow you to set your own home address; I mean your Ghanaian address without fear of your account being banned.

Buy a PayPal Account in Ghana

Now, this is a cool deal. I am actually not selling PayPal accounts in Ghana. But I can create a PayPal Account for you for a cool 100 cedis. After which I will show you how to log in, secure your account, and link a card from your bank. I will also show you how to send money, receive money, and make secure payments from your account.



  1. Parker
    June 7, 2017

    So incase you registered with a south African home address, can you edit it and use a Ghanaian home address in your profile

    • Saviour Sanders
      June 8, 2017

      I haven't tried that but I'm sure it would work. Since you can create a South African PayPal account with a Ghanaian nationality, editing your profile to a different country should work.

      But then, I don't understand why your nationality should change from South Africa to Ghana. If only the address should change but same nationality, fine.

      Thanks for the question.

  2. Parker
    June 8, 2017

    Ok. Thanks. But I guess there's nothing wrong using a south African as my nationality.

  3. Nkunimdini Asante-Antwi
    June 12, 2017

    Nice. Sounds very good....Question: is all this legal, your proposed approach? Interested but am also ethically conscious hence my question.

  4. Coffie
    August 31, 2017

    I have a friend schooling in the United States. Can he create a PayPal account on my behalf? I mean can he create the account and send the particulars to me for me to operate it in Ghana here? Please I need your response. Thanks.

    • Saviour Sanders
      August 31, 2017

      Sure, he can create the account for you. Make sure you change the password after logging in.

  5. Mike Taylor
    September 5, 2017

    Can my brother in US create a PayPal account for my bank account! for me to use it?

  6. Nasir
    October 11, 2017

    how can the person link his/ her bank account in Ghana if the account is created outside Ghana by a relative?

    • Saviour Sanders
      October 11, 2017

      You can link any card regardless of the country it was created with.

  7. Emmanuel Duncan
    August 23, 2018

    It very good

  8. Fatima
    June 26, 2019

    So my question is if someone is creating the account for you abroad, does he/she need to use your Ghanaian address or only your email address and personal details...???

  9. isaac
    July 5, 2019

    i don't feel at ease with this initiative but i think is the only option right? can i let my relative abroad use his or her details to create the account for me and then i later change only the password and add an additional email to it.... the question is if i am to link my debt card to his or her account created for me, wont my identity be exposed since both are contradicting or paypal wont verify my debt account name

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