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How to pay bills with PayPal

Do you have a lot of bills to pay but there is too much mail at this time? From today you can pay the vast majority of bills without moving from home and using a simple PC with Internet connection and using a PayPal account. In this guide I will show you pay bills with PayPal either using the PayPal balance or using a credit card (or a prepaid card) or a bank account associated with the service.

Pay bills with PayPal

Before seeing how to pay bills with PayPal you will have to make sure that the account is ready to pay the bills. Below are all the methods with which to "prepare" PayPal for payment.

Use the PayPal balance

The first method to pay bills with Paypal with the balance generated by revenue or the sale of items on eBay or other sites; to check if you have enough money to pay them without having to deal with the other finances in your possession, open PayPal at the following link.

LINK | PayPal

On the page that opens, click at the top right on Log in to log in with your credentials (obviously if you already have a PayPal account).pay bills with PayPal

If you are not yet registered for PayPal click on the button instead Sign in and enter all the requested data, in particular choose a valid email (not temporary!) and a good password to be able to better manage the service offered by PayPal.

Once you have access to your account you can check the balance available to you on the main screen, in the section PayPal balance.

pay bills with PayPal

If you have money on the balance you can use it to pay bills online; if the zero balance you don't have to worry you can still pay bills with PayPal using one of the other recommended methods below.

Use a credit card or a prepaid card

You can use any credit card or prepaid card to pay bills with PayPal; the advantage of using PayPal lies in the fact that credit card data will never be shared with institutions and services where it is used, acting as a true "intermediary" in the transit of money. The money will therefore arrive safely but through a movement of money that goes from one email address associated with PayPal to another, without sharing credit card information.

To take advantage of this secure method of payment you just need to associate a credit card or a prepaid card (PostePay, PayPal card etc.) to your PayPal account. To do this, access the service by clicking on the following link.

LINK | PayPal

Once you have access to your account, click on the PayPal home button Link bank account or card.pay bills with PayPal

Now click on the button with written Connect a card with the + symbol.pay bills with PayPal

You will be asked for your card details plus a billing address.pay bills with PayPal

Here's how to fill in the fields:

  • Type of paper choose which circuit or service the card belongs to (Visa, Mastercard, Prepaid PayPal, Maestro, American Express, Discover, Aura card).
  • Card number enter your card number (be careful not to enter the IBAN, many cards have it);
  • card expirationenter the month and year of expiry of the card (in 12/17 format);
  • CVV enter the security code on the back of the card (3 digits);

At the end click on Save. Now you can pay bills with PayPal using a credit card or a prepaid card.

Use a current account

As an alternative to the card, you can use a bank account to provide the balance needed to pay bills with PayPal. You will just need to add one, PayPal will do the rest: request the amount to be paid to your bank and transfer the money for payment.

To associate a current account on PayPal open the following link.

LINK | PayPal

Once you have access to your account, click on the PayPal home button Link bank account or card.pay bills with PayPal

Now click on the button with written Link bank account with the + symbol.pay bills with PayPal

You will now be asked to enter the IBAN of your current account.pay bills with PayPal

Click on Keep it going and confirm your account details on subsequent screens. Now you can pay bills with PayPal using your bank account.

How to pay bills with PayPal

Once PayPal is prepared for payments, you can take advantage of it on the online sites of the various organizations and services that support it, enough check at the time of online payment if PayPal is present.pay bills online

You can find out how to pay bills with PayPal using the step by step guide available at the link below (sectionPay bills online with PayPal).

LINK |How to pay bills online (electricity, ADSL, gas, water etc.)