Firstly, Visit the most feasible country PayPal you want yours to be domiciled.
For South Africa, it’s www.paypal.co.za,
For US, it’s www.paypal.com/us,
For Lesotho, it’s www.paypal.com/ls,
and more… depending on your choice.
Secondly, Sign up to the business option, and fill in your business and personal details. For the business details, please choose INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS. Then you will be required to put in your legal ID like NIN or Passport number.
You should use your personal details as they appear in your bank. Fill in your personal details, verify and move to the next page.
If you don’t know anyone in the country you want your account domiciled, you should go to yellow pages of that country to get pseudo credentials, while you use it alongside your real credentials in the personal details area.
Thirdly, Verify your email and lift your PayPal limit with a credit card.
You can get a working card at UBA or the Wema by Alat card, they work very well till date. Use it to verify your PayPal and lift the limit
Finally, Test your account by sending some funds to activate the account. You can get PayPal funds from freelancers and your account is set.
Please view other alternatives if you will like to international receive payments
You need to know these alternative online payment services that would let you receive your funds in Nigeria:
Do you have any questions on how to open a PayPal account?