How to withdraw money from PayPal to mobile money in Cameroon

Have you ever wondered how to withdraw money from PayPal to Mobile Money in Cameroon??? if yes, then this article was specifically written for you.

As a PayPal Cameroon blogger, almost every week i get asked questions related if its possible to link a PayPal Cameroon account to Mobile Money and withdraw/transfer money from PayPal to Mobile Money in Cameroon. So many people have also ask if its possible to fund a PayPal account with Mobile.

Answering the same question over and over again was getting very boring to me, so i thought it wise to write an article that will serve as a reference point to Cameroonians who wish to make inquiries about PayPal to Mobile Money withdrawal and the funding of a PayPal accounnt with Mobile Money.

Before delving in to the main topic, i will like to make it very clear that this info is relevant only to homebased Cameroonians who have gotten their unrestricted PayPal Cameroon that receives money.

For those of you who don’t know, there are two types of PayPal accounts which home based Cameroonians can create (sign up for) on the PayPal website.

The two PayPal Cameroon accounts include;

1) The Personal PayPal Cameroon account (that can only be used to send payment only)
2) The Unrestricted PayPal account that receives money and permits withdrawal of funds

1) The personal PayPal Cameroon account;

This is the most common PayPal account (which can easily created on the PayPal website by anybody in Cameroon) has only one function i.e. it can only be used to do online payments. No receiving or withdrawal of funds is allowed for the Personal PayPal Cameroon accounts.

In other words, the internet entrepreneurs and online merchants in Cameroon can’t receive payment/money with the personal PayPal Cameroon account talk less of withdrawing money.

Like i mentioned earlier, the Personal PayPal Cameroon accounts doesn’t store funds. They can only be used by Cameroonians to do online payments ONLY.

So if you are one of the online shopaholics in Cameroon who often buy stuffs online with their debit or prepaid cards, having a PayPal Cameroon account will be of great benefit to you.

PayPal will enable you to shop online without exposing your credit card details….at the end of this article, I’m going to tell you how PayPal protects the credit details of online shoppers (credit card holders).

So if you are just on the buying end, then the PayPal Cameroon platform (paypal.cm) was specifically created for you.

After you have created your Personal PayPal Cameroon account, the next thing you need to do, is to get a Debit/Credit card from a local Bank in Cameroon and link the card to your PayPal Cameroon Account and start shopping/issuing payments online.

So the personal PayPal Cameroon account can also be called the “Payment Only” PayPal account …meant for online payments.

2) The Unrestricted PayPal account (Business Cameroon Paypal accounts)

Unlike the common personal PayPal Cameroon accounts (that can’t receive money), home based Cameroonians with unrestricted PayPal Cameroon Accounts can receive payments/money via PayPal in Cameroon and also withdraw money from their PayPal accounts to their Cameroon bank accounts OR any PayPal compatible prepaid cards.

If you are in need of an Unrestricted PayPal Cameroon accounts to receive payments from your online business in Cameroon and withdraw money from your PayPal account balance in Cameroon, WhatsApp Me.

So if you already have the unrestricted PayPal Cameroon account that receives money, this article is for you.

Without any further delay, let’s get down to business.

How does PayPal Withdrawal to Mobile Money Work in Cameroon

Like have mentioned in many of my posts, its impossible to link a Mobile Money account directly to a PayPal account to withdraw money from PayPal in Cameroon and to transfer money directly from your Mobile Money account to your PayPal account (fund your Mobile Money account with Mobile Money).

You can only indirectly withdraw/transfer money from your PayPal to your Mobile Money account using your UBA prepaid card.

How does this work???

After you have transferred money from your PayPal Cameroon account balance to your prepaid card, you can then transfer the money from your UBA prepaid card to your MTN or Orange mobile money account.

I won’t explain the process of transferring money from a PayPal Cameroon account as all my clients already know how to do this.

Procedures on How to withdraw money from PayPal to mobile money in Cameroon

  1. Transfer money from your PayPal Cameroon account to your UBA Prepaid Card.
  2. Transfer money from your UBA prepaid card to your Mobile Money account.

How to transfer money from your PayPal Cameroon account to your UBA Prepaid Card.

Like i mentioned earlier, i won’t explain how to transfer money from a PayPal Cameroon account to a UBA Prepaid Card.

If you are one of my clients then you already know how to do this, as its the first lesson i often give to my PayPal clients after creating their PayPal accounts.

How to transfer money from your UBA prepaid card to your Mobile Money account.

After you have transferred money from your PayPal account to your UBA prepaid card, you just need to dial a series of USSD code on your phone to transfer money from your UBA prepaid card to your Mobile Money account.

Below are the procedures to transfer money from your UBA prepaid card to your Mobile Money account…

  • Go to the nearest UBA branch to link your UBA prepaid card to your Mobile Money account (its free)
  • After linking your UBA prepaid card to Your Mobile Money account, dial *126*5*5*1#.
  • After dialing the USD, enter the amount you will like transfer from your UBA prepaid card to your Mobile Money account.
  • Next…enter your Mobile Money Pin to Authorize the transfer for the money to be transferred to your Mobile Money account.

Withdrawal from a UBA prepaid card to Mobile Money takes just few seconds.

So as soon as you enter a your MoMo Pin to authorize the transfer, you will receive an SMS & Email from UBA that the money has been successfully transferred to your Mobile Money account.

As easy as ABC.

This UBA prepaid card to Mobile Money transfer method is very useful to people who will like to receive and withdraw their PayPal Funds in Cameroon from the comfort of their homes.

It will also be useful to people who are residing in cities where there’s no UBA branch.

Through the UBA Prepaid card mobile money transfer feature, you can also load your UBA card with Mobile Money from the comfort of your home.

What you need to Know Before Applying for a UBA prepaid card.

It should be noted that you can only use the phone number that is associated with your prepaid card for Mobile Money withdrawal.

For instance if an orange number is linked  to your UBA prepaid card, you won’t be able to use your UBA prepaid card with MTN Mobile money.

So its always advisable to enter the Mobile Money number you will like to use for withdrawal when applying for the UBA prepaid card.


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