Using Paypal in Brazil
Thread poster: Maria Murta

Maria Murta
Local time: 03:50
Portuguese to English
Mar 7, 2007

Hi! I need to know how to use paypal as I have a client who wants to pay me through paypal and I have no idea on how it works. How do I withdraw my money? I have opened my account in their site but it is not clear to me on how I can tranfer the money to my account. Oh! this is important of course I`m Brazilian so does it work here? Thank you so much for your help.

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2007-03-08 07:07]


 

Elizabeth Ma (X)
Local time: 04:50
Portuguese to English
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I think there are fees... Mar 8, 2007

Hi,

I use paypal too, but I have it linked to my US account to which I can make free transfers. I have heard from Brazilian friends here that one cannot withdraw from paypal to a Brazilian account without paying some stiff fees, from which American accounts are exempt.

Other options are to use the money in your paypal account to make online purchases, or possibly get a paypal debit card. I would call paypal and check with them about the regulations for Brazil, I know i
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Hi,

I use paypal too, but I have it linked to my US account to which I can make free transfers. I have heard from Brazilian friends here that one cannot withdraw from paypal to a Brazilian account without paying some stiff fees, from which American accounts are exempt.

Other options are to use the money in your paypal account to make online purchases, or possibly get a paypal debit card. I would call paypal and check with them about the regulations for Brazil, I know it works differently here.

Good luck,
-Elizabeth
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Lincoln Silveira
Brazil
Local time: 03:50
Member
English to Portuguese
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Try this... Mar 8, 2007

Maria,

Indeed, you will not be able to have funds transferred from Paypal to a Brazilian bank account. This possibility is not yet open to Brazilian members of Paypal.

Supposing you have already signed up to Paypal, you may request a check withdrawal at $11 per check. It will be some time before you see the money in your bank account because the check will be mailed to you from Paypal's representative in SP and also on account of the added clearance time. If you do this
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Maria,

Indeed, you will not be able to have funds transferred from Paypal to a Brazilian bank account. This possibility is not yet open to Brazilian members of Paypal.

Supposing you have already signed up to Paypal, you may request a check withdrawal at $11 per check. It will be some time before you see the money in your bank account because the check will be mailed to you from Paypal's representative in SP and also on account of the added clearance time. If you do this, you should contact your bank beforehand to ask whether they can accept a check in US dollars (or other foreign currency).

Alternatively, you may try and sell the check to a currency exchange operator. There is some time involved in clearing as well. You may try this one (I have worked with them here in Fortaleza):

http://www.confidencecambio.com.br/

Lastly, the fastest alternative is Transferpal, if you are willing to pay their fees (I also use them):

http://www.siliconaction.com.br/transferpal/

Hope it helps,

Lincoln

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Roberto Tokuda  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:50
Member (2005)
Japanese to Spanish
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Xoom Mar 8, 2007

Maria Murta wrote:

Hi! I need to know how to use paypal as I have a client who wants to pay me through paypal and I have no idea on how it works. How do I withdraw my money? I have opened my account in their site but it is not clear to me on how I can tranfer the money to my account. Oh! this is important of course I`m Brazilian so does it work here? Thank you so much for your help.

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2007-03-08 07:07]


Hello!

If you have a bank account in Banco do brazil, Bradesco, Itaú or Banco Rendimento (many other banks is listed), you can transfer your Paypal funds directly to your account between xoom.com.

https://www.xoom.com/?x=42&co=BR

Best regards
Roberto Tokuda


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