Verifying your PayPal account with a VCC (Virtual Credit Card) is easy, fast, and secure, actually it’s better to verify your PayPal account with a VCC than with a normal credit card, you don’t have to expose your credit card details to PayPal.
Follow this tutorial to verify your account without using your credit card but with a VCC that you can buy online at $10 or less.
The PayPal verification process consists of 2 steps:
Adding the VCC to your PayPal account
Confirming the VCC
1. Adding the VCC to your PayPal account
Once you log in to your PayPal account navigate to “My Account -> Profile -> Add/Edit Credit Card”.
On the next page verify your name and billing address, select the VCC type and enter the Card Number, the Expiration Date and the Card Verification Number and click the Add Card button (note: any decent VCC will allow you to use any name and billing address you want).
2. Confirming the VCC
The Virtual Credit Card has been added to your PayPal account but ownership is still unconfirmed, follow these steps to confirm it:
Request the PayPal code (formerly known as the PayPal Expose) from your VCC provider.
On your account overview page click “Confirm my debit or credit card”, this link is located in the notifications area on the right side.
Click the “Confirm Card” button and enter the PayPal code and click the button again.