PayPal is most safe and secure online bank today, it is trusted by most online shopping sites as a payment option of their goods and services. Like eBay they only accept payment from Paypal, maybe because it is very convenient to the buyer and the seller.

The good thing as a buyer online to have a PayPal account is that you don’t need to exposed your credit or debit card number to buy online, you only need to enter your registered PayPal email address and password and you’re finished. So how can you register to PayPal for free? It’s very simple follow the step below.
How to register paypal account in the Philippines
If you have already debit/credit card accepted by PayPal like the one  listed below, you don’t need to get a Union Bank EON card. Just go to step 1, if you don’t have the card yet, follow Step No. 4 at the bottom of this post.

Type of Debit/Credit Card supported by Paypal

  • Visa / Delta / Electron
  • MasterCard / Eurocard
  • Maestro
  • American Express

Open PayPal Account in the Philippines

Follow the steps below to register and create your PayPal account

Step 1: Go to PayPal signup page ( and enter your email address and desire password for your PayPal account, enter the code to prove that you’re not a robot and click continue.Create PayPal Account in the Philippines Step 1

Step 2: Just fill out the form with all the information needed, be sure that you are giving valid information and it should match to the debit or credit card that you have on hand (name and other info). Create PayPal Account in the Philippines

Step 3: Add your card number, expiration date and CVV this is the 3 digit number printed at the back of your card or 4 digits at the front if you are using American Express. Click “Link Card” button and your done. Make sure to have at least 10 USD or equivalent in your card, Paypal needs this amount to verify your account, but it will be added to your Paypal balance after verification so it is free.Open PayPal account in the Philippines - Add Debit Card

Step 4: (Optional) In this step I will show you how to get a Union Bank EON card as an example because it is one of the easy  way to get verified with PayPal specially if you live in the Philippines. If you’re not from the Philippines you can ask the bank where you are going to open an account.

Get Verified Using Union Bank EON card

Okay, Lets start to register on the Union Bank EON Card.

Updates: You can use this instructions how to get UnionBank EON Card

Step 1: You may need to register or apply online before you visit the UnionBank Branch. Go to EON card application form page and fill out the form completely with correct info, make sure to select the pick-up branch near in your home residence or the address in the proof of billing, then click “Submit”.PayPal Verification using UnionBank EON card

Step 2: Take note your reference number, you also receive a confirmation message with the reference number on the phone number and email you provided in the registration. EON Card application details

To pick up your card bring PHP 350 for your card payment and PHP 500 need to be deposited to your card as I mentioned before that you have at least 10 USD in your card to verify Paypal account, Proof of billing to prove your address and at least two (2) of the following ID’s.

  • Passport, including those issued by foreign governments
  • Seaman’s Book
  • Driver’s license
  • NBI Clearance
  • GSIS e-Card/SSS card
  • License to own/Permit to carry firearm
  • The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) identification card/Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) identification cards
  • Tax identification card
  • Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) /Immigrant Certificate of Registration (ICR) /Special Investor Resident Visa (SIRV) /PRA Special Resident Visa (SRRV)
  • OFW identification card
  • Government Office and GOCC identification cards (e.g., Armed Forces of the Philippines, Home Development Mutual Fund, etc.)
  • OFW identification card
  • Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) identification card
  • Certification from the National Council for the Welfare of Disabled (NCWDO)
  • Police clearance
  • Digitized voter’s identification card
  • DSWD Certification
  • Company identification cards issued by private entities or institutions registered or supervised or regulated either by the BSP, SEC or the Insurance Commission
  • Senior Citizen identification card
  • Postal identification card
  • Barangay certification

That’s all, you’re done, if you already get your EON Card go back to step number 1 and follow the steps.


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