How to Set Up a Green Dot Card With PayPal

By Meg North

The GreenDot MoneyPak card transfers cash to a PayPal account.
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The GreenDot card from MoneyPak works with PayPal so you can make online purchases. Major retailers such as Walmart, Walgreens, CVS/Pharmarcy, Rite Aid and other locations allow you to load cash onto a GreenDot MoneyPak card. Depending on the retailer, you can put up to $1,100 on the GreenDot MoneyPak card. You can also add funds to PayPal to make online purchases. Setting up the GreenDot MoneyPak card is a simple process done through your PayPal account.

Open a Web browser and go to the PayPal website. Type your email address and PayPal password information. Click "Log In."

Click "Add Funds" under the "My Account" tab. Click "Add Funds from MoneyPak."

Turn the GreenDot MoneyPak over to the back side. Type the MoneyPak Number on the "Add Funds" Web page. Type the security characters you see in the security box. Click "Continue."

Fill in the fields on the "Submit Info" Web page. Type your name, address, date of birth and Social Security number. Click "Continue."

Click "OK" on the "Get Confirmation" Web page. An email confirmation will be sent to your email address. Open your email program and click the email to complete the setup.

Return to your PayPal account. Now you can add money from the GreenDot MoneyPak card to your PayPal account.

Items you will need

  • GreenDot MoneyPak card

  • PayPal account