Quick Answer: Can You Have A Fake Name On PayPal?

Is making a fake PayPal illegal?

It’s no illegal, not until they found out that you’re using a fake one..

What information can someone see on PayPal?

Re: When someone sends you money, what info can they see? You can see the Sender’s PayPal email address, their name, and optional note.

When you send money on PayPal does it show your name?

When you send money for an item your seller will see your name, address and email address. This information is provided to assist with the shipping of your item. You will only see your seller’s email address as you do not need their shipping information.

How do I hide my name on PayPal?

You can hide your real name by setting up a PayPal business account with your pen name as the name of your business. You still have to tell PayPal your real name, but customers will only see your business name.

Can I make a fake PayPal account?

Hi, you “can” create a PayPal account with fake info. However, some merchants only accept payment from verified PayPal account. Besides, unverified PayPal account has limitations, or you might need to prove your identity if requested.

Your account may get permanently limited because you will never be able to verify your identity.

How do I change my name on PayPal without ID?

Hi there Puzzledd, If you do not have a photo ID we can accept a birth certificate along with a government issued letter such as your council tax bill. If your name change is down to marriage we will require a marriage certificate.

Can you be traced through PayPal?

Furthermore, you can list your personal address on PayPal for invoice reasons or for customer transactions. … However, PayPal themselves do not track you or try to hunt you down.

Will PayPal refund me if scammed?

When buyers pay with PayPal on any website, PayPal Purchase Protection covers them in case there is a problem. If an item doesn’t arrive or is significantly not as described, we will help buyers get a full refund.

How do I change my display name in PayPal?

Click the Settings icon next to “Log out.” Click Update below your name. Select your type of name change. Follow the instructions on the screen and click either Continue or Update Name.

The name registered on your PayPal account must match the name registered on your bank account. Each time you make a transfer request, PayPal automatically includes your registered name with your bank information.