How Can I Add My Visa Gift Card to My PayPal Account?

By Janos Gal

A Visa gift card is a great present for any occasion. If you are not sure what to buy for someone, get a Visa gift card and top it up with an amount you would want to spend on a present. In turn, the person you give the card to can register his Visa card on PayPal and use it to shop online on eBay and other websites. Registering a Visa gift card is easy, and you can do it in minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • PayPal account
  • Visa gift card

Step 1

Check into your PayPal account at

Step 2

Move the mouse cursor over the "Profile" button and click on the "Add or Remove Card."

Step 3

Click on the yellow "Add a Card" button in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

Step 4

Fill in your first name. Choose the Visa card type. Enter the 16-digit card number you see on the front of the Visa card. Enter the expiration date and the verification number from the back of your Visa card next to your signature.

Step 5

Fill out the billing address form and click "Add Card." Add as many cards as you like. PayPal accepts most credit or debit card types.

Tips & Warnings

  • Only log in to your PayPal account on your home computer. For safety reasons, do not save your password on your computer.
  • Never share your personal information, such as log in name and password to your PayPal account.

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