Paypal Activate Card Online at

So you just received a shiny new PayPal debit or credit card in the mail – congratulations! ūü•≥ Before you can start swiping though, you need to activate your card.

Activating your card is a simple process that only takes a few minutes. This guide will walk you through the steps to activate both the PayPal Cash Card and PayPal Business Debit Mastercard. Let’s get started!

Activate your PayPal Cash Card at

The quickest way to activate your PayPal Cash Card is through the PayPal website or mobile app.


  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click on Wallet in the left menu.
  3. Select your PayPal Cash Card.
  4. Enter the card’s¬†expiration date.
  5. Click Activate Card.
  6. Create a 4-digit PIN for your card.
  7. (Optional) Add money to your card.

Mobile App

  1. Open the PayPal mobile app.
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. Tap on Wallet.
  4. Select your PayPal Cash Card.
  5. Enter the required card information.
  6. Tap Activate Card.

And that’s it – start using your card right away!

Activate a PayPal Business Debit Card

Activating a PayPal Business Debit Card follows almost the same steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Log in to your PayPal account.
  3. Click on Cards in the left menu.
  4. Select your Business Debit Card.
  5. Click Activate Card.
  6. Enter expiration date and click Activate.
  7. Choose whether to link a bank account.

Once the card is activated, you can use it anywhere Mastercard is accepted!

Activate via Phone

You can also activate your PayPal Cash Card by calling 1-800-314-8298. The automated phone system will guide you through the steps.

Sign Up for a PayPal Account

Don’t have a PayPal account yet? No worries – signing up only takes a few minutes!

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign Up.
  3. Choose whether you need a personal or business account.
  4. Enter your email address and create a password.
  5. Provide personal/business details when prompted.

And that’s all there is to it! Once your account is created, you can activate and start using your shiny new PayPal card.

So what are you waiting for? Go get that card activated so you can start spending! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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