How to Transfer Money With a Visa Card Into PayPal

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Kudos are greatly appreciated. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Advice is voluntarily given. How am I able to put the funds on my account to send to him? Verify that your card's billing address matches the home address for your PayPal account.

Learn more in Community Events. I've read lots of different topics on here, some saying you CAN add funds to your paypal account with a visa gift card. And some say you CAN'T. So which is true? Can you or can't you? IF you can, how? Well why the heck not? I was given this card because I do a lot of online shopping, and so far its been completely useless because all the places i buy from are through paypal.

All of the posts I've read thus far on this topic have furhter confused me, and I just want to get a straight answer. You are very welcome! I am glad I could help. So according to what you replied, I can't not use American Express prepaid gift card to add money to my Paypal account, right? But can I use it to purchase stuffs on ebay and pay through Paypal? They always charge whatever i have in my balance first and if there's no more money in there they then charge in my cards later.

And if i can use gift cards to pay, do you know how can i combine a gifts card and a credit card to pay for somethinf if my gift card doesn't have enough money that required? I need those for buying on ebay. Welcome to the Community. You may not be able to add some pre-paid gift cards to a PayPal account which would also mean you can not use it to pay for items purchased on eBay using your PayPal account. When the "Add Debit or Credit Card" screen loads, open the "Card Type" drop-down menu and select "Visa" to reveal the data-entry fields for your card information.

Enter your card number, expiration date and the three-digit verification number from the back of the card. Verify that your card's billing address matches the home address for your PayPal account.

If it differs, click on the "Enter a new address as Billing Address" radio button and enter your information in the input fields that appear below it.

Click on the "Add Card" button to complete the process. PayPal confirms that your card has been added to your account. Locate the "Profile" link on the homepage and choose "My Money" from the drop-down menu. In the "My Profile" list of financial sources, find the Visa card you added to your account. Click on the "Update" link next to the listing to load the "Debit and Credit Cards" screen for your Visa card. Find the PayPal charge on your Visa statement, along with the four-digit code that appears with it.

Log in to your PayPal account as soon as you find this information, either on a printed or online statement. Click on the "Profile" link and choose "My Money. Locate your Visa card in the "My Profile" list of financial sources and click on the "Update" link. When the account screen loads, click on the "Enter PayPal Code" link and type in the code from your Visa card statement.

Click on the "Confirm Code" button to complete the process. Elizabeth Mott has been a writer since Mott has extensive experience writing advertising copy for everything from kitchen appliances and financial services to education and tourism.