IMPORTANT: Verify your PayPal account before payday

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Verify your PayPal account before payday

In the ongoing effort to streamline and secure our systems, we now ask members to verify PayPal accounts before requesting Vindale payment. Please verify your account as soon as possible to avoid delay.

IMPORTANT: Before requesting payment, make sure names match

If you request payment to a PayPal account that doesn’t EXACTLY match your Vindale account, your request will be denied and your account may be frozen.

Common reasons Vindale and PayPal names don’t match: 

  1. Shared accounts. See example 1 below. 
  2. Legal name changes due to marriage, etc. See example 2 below. 


How do I verify my PayPal account?

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What if Vindale has already paid me with PayPal?

If you’re a longtime Vindale member, you may request payment to an unverified PayPal account until mid-October. But you should still verify your PayPal account now to avoid future payment issues or delay. If you live in the continental US, you can always request check payment instead of PayPal.

How long does it take to verify my PayPal account?

Please allow 2-3 business days for PayPal to verify you before you request payment from Vindale. You must request payment by 11:59 EST pm the day before we process payments.

Vindale processes payments twice a month:

  1. 15th of the month. If the 15th falls on a non-business day, we process payments on the closest prior business day.
  2. Last business day of the month. If the last day of the month falls on a non-business day, we process payments on the closest prior business day.

Why do I see a $.01 payment?

You may see small test payment amounts in your PayPal accounts through the end of 2017. This is only for verification purposes.

What if I only request check payments from Vindale?

If you plan to only request check payments from Vindale, you don’t have to do anything. If you’d like to receive PayPal payments in the future create a PayPal account and verify it. Remember, PayPal verification may take up to 3 days and Vindale payments are processed twice a month (15th or closest prior business day and last business day of the month). So plan accordingly!

I have more questions …

For more information about PayPal payments, check out our FAQs, contact or leave a comment on this post. Or for more information about PayPal, go to: