Help - PayPal

To make life easier we now take PayPal for payment. You only need make a payment if you select a Premium listing, as our Basic listings are FREE.

To get further information about a Paypal account you can visit the PayPal help pages and virtual assistant.

How to open a PayPal Personal or Premier account

To open a PayPal Personal or Premier account, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the PayPal website at www.paypal.co.uk
  2. Click 'Sign Up' at the top of the page
  3. Select your country or region from the drop down menu
  4. Select your preferred account type and click 'Get Started'
  5. Enter your information, including your full email address and choose a password (it must contain at least 8 characters and is case sensitive). You will need these to log in to your PayPal account
  6. Click 'Agree and create account'

How to open a PayPal Business account

To open a PayPal Business account, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the PayPal website at www.paypal.co.uk
  2. Click 'Sign Up' at the top of the page
  3. Select your country or region from the drop down menu
  4. Select Business account and click 'Get Started'
  5. Select a payment solution from the drop down menu
  6. Enter your business information and click 'Continue'
  7. Enter your full email address, choose a password (it must contain at least 8 characters and is case-sensitive) and select your two security questions
  8. Accept the PayPal User Agreement and Privacy Policy then click 'Sign up'

Once your PayPal Business account is opened, go to My Business Setup in the banner over your PayPal balance. You will now guide through a simple setup process to get you started.

How to close a PayPal account

If you decide to close your PayPal account, you should withdraw any funds in your PayPal balance and then follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your account at www.paypal.co.uk
  2. Click 'Profile' at the top of the page
  3. Click the 'Close Account' link located under 'Account Information' and follow the instructions
  4. Note if you have purchased a premium entry on Colourpages.com using paypal this will terminate the subscription; therefore you will no longer have a premium entry on the site.