How to claim money on PayPal?

How to claim money on PayPal

Do you have Unclaimed or Pending money in your PayPal wallet? How can we claim that money on PayPal?

In this article, we've given a tutorial on claiming money on PayPal in simple steps.

    How to claim money on PayPal?

    What is the unclaimed money situation? It simply means that when you receive money in the email, if

    • You don't have an account.
    • You may have not accepted the payment from your client.
    • You haven't added and confirmed your Bank account.

    Claim money on the PayPal website

    Based on the Version(Normal or Business) you're using, you can check your Unclaimed money and withdraw it into your account. Both versions have different methods.

    If you are using PayPal Basic or Normal version, follow the below steps

    • Open and login to the PayPal website
    • Navigate to the Summary page
    • Under Pending, you will find the unclaimed money message
    • Click Approve

    If you're using the Business version, you might need to follow these steps

    claim unclaimed money under Payment

    • Open and login to the PayPal website
    • Select All transactions under the Activity page
    • Now, choose any Transaction from the list
    • You will find that Unclaimed payment status under that transaction
    • Scroll until you'll find Accept | Deny options
    • Select Accept to claim your unclaimed money

    After that, the accept deny confirmation page will pop up and you'll need to select the option - Accept this payment...

    Claim money on the PayPal app

    PayPal website and mobile app have a similar path in their User Interface. But, the path for claiming money on the PayPal app is a bit different compared to the website.

    Open PayPal mobile app and navigate to the Payments method tab.

    3 options will be there - Manage, Rewards and Activity.

    Now, select the transaction activity which is in the Unclaimed payment status.

    Slide to the bottom and you'll find the Claim money option.

    How do I get a Notice of unclaimed PayPal funds?

    You will get a Notice of unclaimed PayPal funds through the notifications or by checking them manually.

    Open the PayPal website on the desktop site and scroll till you find the Notifications section. Under notifications, you can find a Notice of unclaimed PayPal funds.

    Notification will be visible with Unclaimed payment status, so you can differentiate between unclaimed and other payment transactions.

    How to claim money from PayPal without a bank account?

    If you want to claim money on PayPal without a bank account, you can use previous methods. That will definitely help because Unclaimed money doesn't require any bank account.

    Your Unclaimed money will be getting into the PayPal account. After that, you can use or transfer them to wherever you want.

    How to claim money on PayPal without SSN?

    According to the tab-tv report, You can't hold your money on PayPal without a Social Security Number(SSN).

    As you can't add money to PayPal, you can not claim money on your PayPal account without SSN.

    How to claim money on PayPal from eBay & depop?

    The process is similar to the method we've explained in this guide. You can choose any platform to accept and receive money from by your customers.

    Customers will purchase anything from eCommerce sites like eBay and Depop. You receive money into your PayPal account.

    If it stuck with Unclaimed payment status due to some reason, you need to check it under Activity page.

    How to claim money on a PayPal invoice?

    If you have received money on the PayPal invoice, you can still claim your money from the invoice.

    Open the invoice that you sent to your customer, and check for Accept/Deny option. Select Accept and you will claim that money to your PayPal account.


    From the above post, we concluded that you can claim the money from PayPal. You have to access it from the activity page. There you'll find reactions and invoices where you can accept the unclaimed money.

    You can also access the claim option from notifications through Transactions and activities. Unfortunately, it doesn't work with a PayPal Account without SSN.

    If you have any concerns regarding this tutorial, feel free to ask. We're here to solve your problem. Just put your queries in the comment section.

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