Can You Open a PayPal Account From Anywhere in the World?

Can You Open a PayPal Account From Anywhere in the World?

Can You Open a PayPal Account From Anywhere in the World?

PayPal is available in 203 countries according to the company's website. Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Lebanon and Iraq are among the countries that do not appear on this list as of April 2015.

Prospective PayPal customers should also be aware that many of the countries on PayPal's roster do not have access to full services. Account holders in some countries cannot transfer their PayPal funds to a bank account. In other countries, account holders can only transfer their money to a local bank. Account holders in 64 countries can only withdraw money to a U.S. bank, according to the Houston Chronicle.