PayPal Account Locked--Potential Reasons-
If your PayPal account has been suspended, you can check your email for a message explaining why.
These are the reasons PayPal may include in its explanation email:
Regulatory requirements --if you request a product such as a debit or credit card, your account could be limited until the request is fulfilled (as required under law).
You are violating the Acceptable Use Policy if your account is being used to trade illegal items (such prescription drugs or firearms)
Suspicion of unauthorized use Your account will be temporarily suspended in order to protect your funds.
Your account is being used in a way that you are not authorized
Your bank will send you a message advising that there has been an unauthorized transfer between your PayPal account and your bank account
Receive a notification from the credit/debit card issuer stating that your card was used without your authorization.
High-risk sales activities If you're a merchant, your business includes:
There are many chargebacks and claims.
Changes in your product line (high-cost products) that are sudden and total.
A remarkable and rapid rise in sales volume
Inactive account - If you haven’t used your account since you opened it
How do I unlock my PayPal account?
You can appeal a Paypal account locked that has been suspended through the Resolution Centre. Here's how to do it:
Visit the PayPal Homepage
Scroll to the footer of the website to locate the link for Help or Contact. Tap it
Click the Resolution Centre link
Select To view Account Limitations
Follow each step and click to resolve
Sometimes, the information you give may not be sufficient. If this happens, the PayPal support team will send you an email asking for more information.
Even after you have responded to all their requests, your account could remain locked for a while. There are two possible solutions if this problem continues for a long time.
For additional information from PayPal support, check your email
You might have to wait a while longer as they may still be looking at your case