PayPal provides individuals and businesses with a secure method of transferring funds for services or goods. If you are a business owner, you may be considering switching your PayPal account from a business account to a personal one. How do you change your PayPal account type from business to a personal account? You can find out about the various PayPal accounts by calling user support here, and you can read on to find out how to convert your business account to a personal account.
There are many reasons you may be considering changing your PayPal account from a business account to a personal one. Some cons of a PayPal business account or reasons to switch it to a personal account include:
When you are ready to make the change from a business account to a personal one, follow these steps:
You can also request your account be changed from a business account to a personal account by calling PayPal customer support here. The representative will be able to walk you through the process of switching your account type.
Note, you will not have to pay a penalty for switching your account from business to personal, but you will be financial responsible for any pending transactions on the business account at the time of the switch.
Whatever reason you have for making the switch from a PayPal business account to a personal one, you can make the switch online or by calling customer service here and requesting an account downgrade.
After thousands of PayPal customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Change My Paypal Account Type from Business to Personal? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting PayPal if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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