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Generally, if you are transferring to another PayPal account, the transfer is completed instantly. However, if you are transferring money to an external bank account via eCheck, it can take up to 7-10 days for that transaction to complete. One exception being transfers made between different countries by sending money anomalously to Paypal. For details about that, see this article.

However, if your bank provides the option of entering a sender’s credit card number during the transfer process, you can use that feature to make an instant payment with PayPal instead. In addition, the fee may be less than using eCheck, so it may be worthwhile considering larger transactions.

For a detailed explanation of credit card transactions with PayPal, please see this article. Another option is to use the virtual prepaid MasterCard that can be obtained from PayPal here.

It can be used as if it was a real debit card and an account number has not been assigned to it at the time of activating it. One advantage over using a bank account or eCheck is that there are no transfer limits for virtual prepaid cards as there often are with bank accounts. 

Please note, however, that you will have to cancel any credit lines associated with your bank account before transferring them to a virtual prepaid debit card for this workaround to work successfully.

This payment method is also available via eBay if you sell goods or services through their website. Look for the option when you are completing an order. It should look like this:

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How can I add money to PayPal immediately?

Generally, if you are transferring to another PayPal account, the transfer is completed instantly. However, if you are transferring money to an external bank account via eCheck, it can take up to 7-10 days for that transaction to complete. One exception being transfers made between different countries. 

However, if your bank provides the option of entering a sender’s credit card number during the transfer process, you can use that feature to make an instant payment with PayPal instead. In addition, the fee may be less than using eCheck, so it may be worthwhile considering larger transactions.

For a detailed explanation of credit card transactions with PayPal, please see this article. Another option is to use the virtual prepaid MasterCard that can be obtained from PayPal here. It can be used as if it was a real debit card and an account number has not been assigned to it at the time of activating it. One advantage over using a bank account or eCheck is that there are no transfer limits for virtual prepaid cards as there often are with bank accounts.

Please note, however, that you will have to cancel any credit lines associated with your bank account before transferring them to a virtual prepaid debit card for this workaround to work successfully.

This payment method is also available via eBay if you sell goods or services through their website. Look for the option when you are completing an order. It should look like this:

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While transferring funds from your bank account to PayPal will take an average of 3 to 5 days, it is possible to link your bank account to your PayPal account for instant payments. That being said, having a linked bank account to simply debit funds straight from your account via PayPal could be quicker.

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