What does it mean when PayPal says unconfirmed address?

What does it mean when PayPal says unconfirmed address?

Shipping to an Unconfirmed Address Most unconfirmed addresses are not fraudulent and sellers don’t usually experience problems shipping to them. When you do ship to an unconfirmed address, PayPal encourages you to be alert to your buyer and minimize risk by following our Protection Tips for Sellers.

Is it safe to ship to an unconfirmed PayPal address?

PayPal will identify shipping addresses as either confirmed or unconfirmed when you visit the Transaction Details page in your PayPal account. Confirmed addresses are associated to the PayPal account holder and are considered safe. Shipping to an unconfirmed address is risky.

Can I use an international address on PayPal?

No. The laws applicable to PayPal accounts differ by country, so you can’t change your address to a country that is different from the country you used when you opened your account. If you’re moving abroad, you’ll need to close your existing account and open a new account.

Does billing address matter with PayPal?

While Paypal orders can be shipped to an address that is different from the billing address, the address you’d like to use must already be saved in your Paypal account before purchase.

Does PayPal reveal your address?

In their (the sender) Account Transaction History, they will see your real name and email address if you have a Personal or Premier Account, if you have a Business Account, they will see your business name and email address.

Why can’t I change PayPal address?

Your primary address on PayPal is your shipping address, so make sure it is updated if you purchase something online with PayPal. You cannot change your primary address to one in another country; if you’re moving internationally, you will have to close your PayPal account and start a new one.

Can I add a foreign bank account to my PayPal account?

At this time, US-based accounts can only add US bank accounts. If you have a bank account in a foreign country, you could create a PayPal account in that country if you maintain a permanent residence there and PayPal would have to support that local bank system (this can be checked at

Does business PayPal show your address?

Is your address hidden on PayPal?

Hi there Finissin, The only way to keep your address hidden from buyers is to mark your payments as a service. As it is a service being offered there would be no reason for us to pass on your address.

Can you send PayPal anonymously?

To make an anonymous online payment with PayPal, you’ll need to register a payment card or bank account. When you make the transaction, your recipient will only see your registered name and e-mail address. That way, you can make anonymous payments that are difficult to trace back to you.

Do sellers see my name PayPal?

Yes, if you are buying then the seller has your name and address so they can send you any items you have paid for.

Is it safe to use an unconfirmed PayPal address?

Although the vast majority of unconfirmed addresses are not fraudulent, PayPal offers confirmed addresses as an additional layer of fraud protection. Confirmed addresses help guard against stolen credit cards and identity theft and decrease your chances of receiving a chargeback.

Can a shipping address be confirmed on PayPal?

Shipping to a Buyer’s Confirmed Address. An address is confirmed if the buyer’s credit card billing address matches his or her shipping address.

Can you still access that unconfirmed email address?

Re: Payment sent to unconfirmed email address, changed email address now payment wont proceed. Can you still access that email addy? If so add it to your paypal account and the money will come with it as you can have up to 8 email addys on the one paypal account. If not then ask your buyer what it says in there paypal account.

How can I confirm my PayPal billing address?

PayPal will confirm parts of your credit card billing address (i.e, the address where you receive your credit card statement). Apply for a PayPal MasterCard. If you’re approved, the address on your application will be a Confirmed Address.