How to Transfer Money From PayPal to Your Bank Account

To transfer money from your PayPal account to your linked bank account, you can follow these steps:

1. Log in to Your PayPal Account:

  • Open your web browser and go to the PayPal website (
  • Log in to your PayPal account using your email address and password.

2. Access Your PayPal Wallet:

  • Once logged in, you’ll be on your PayPal account summary page.
  • Click on “Wallet” or “Summary” to access your PayPal Wallet.

3. Link Your Bank Account (If Not Already Linked):

  • If your bank account is not already linked to your PayPal account, you’ll need to do so:
    • Click on “Link a bank” or “Link a card or bank” (the wording may vary depending on your country).
    • Follow the prompts to add and verify your bank account. This typically involves providing your bank account details and confirming a small deposit PayPal makes to your bank account to verify its ownership.

4. Initiate the Transfer:

  • Once your bank account is linked and verified, you can initiate the transfer:
    • Click on “Transfer money” or “Withdraw funds” (the wording may vary).
    • Choose “Transfer to your bank” or a similar option.

5. Select the Amount:

  • Enter the amount of money you want to transfer from your PayPal account to your bank account.

6. Choose Your Bank Account:

  • If you have multiple bank accounts linked to your PayPal account, select the one you want to transfer the money to.

7. Review and Confirm:

  • Review the details of the transfer, including the amount and destination bank account.
  • Click the “Transfer” or “Confirm” button to initiate the transfer.

8. Verify the Transfer:

  • PayPal will process the transfer, and the money should arrive in your bank account within a few business days.
  • You can check the status of the transfer in your PayPal transaction history.

Please note that PayPal may charge a fee for certain types of transfers, such as international transfers or expedited transfers. Be sure to review PayPal’s fee schedule for details on any associated costs.

Additionally, the exact steps and options may vary slightly depending on your location and the specific features available in your PayPal account. If you encounter any issues or have questions, it’s advisable to contact PayPal’s customer support for assistance.

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