How do I Switch to a PayPal Business Account

You can quite easily change your PayPal account to a Business account for free.

First log into your PayPal account at

  1. Go to your ProfileIcon Settings.
  2. Click Convert to a business account.
  3. Enter your business information and click Agree and Continue.

Note: If you choose another email for your business account do make sure you update your connected PayPal method in Settings > Payment on Ko-fi.


I Don't Want to Use PayPal

Depending on your country, you can use Stripe, it's automatically set up to allow recurring monthly payments too.


Why Switch to a PayPal Business Account? 

Upgrading your PayPal personal account to a free PayPal business account lets you control the business name and email displayed on PayPal's dashboard and email notifications. (Personal accounts will display the legal name and email address registered on the PayPal account). 

​If you have any further questions, feel free to raise a support ticket.