How do I withdraw money from my PayPal account in the United Arab Emirates?

You can now make withdrawals to all local banks in your local currency* with your PayPal account. 

The former withdrawal method with Network International will no longer be available. To continue to withdraw to any local bank* in the United Arab Emirates in AED, simply link your local bank account to your PayPal account today.


​*Withdrawals to your bank account are made by our local regulated partners.
 
Here are answers to some of the questions you may have:
 
1. When is the last day for withdrawal method with Network International?
From 16 May 2020, the current withdrawal method will be discontinued. Simply link your local bank account to your PayPal account to continue to withdraw funds.
 
2. What type of bank account do I need to have in order to link to my PayPal account? 
You can link any local bank accounts which accepts local currency. 
Please note that you will still be able to link your bank account in non-local currencies. However this option is not recommended. If the withdrawal is made in local currency, then your local bank will convert the funds back to the foreign currency of your bank account. 
 
3. How long will it take for the funds to be reflected in my bank account?
Typically, withdrawals would take 1-2 business days. 
 
4. Can I add a US bank and a local bank, and use one or the other to withdraw USD or local currency?
Yes, you can still add a US bank account and a local bank account. If you choose to withdraw funds to your US bank account, a standard withdrawal fee of 2.5% will be applied and the withdrawal currency will be in USD. If you choose to withdraw funds to your local bank account, the withdrawal currency will be AED; currency conversion and withdrawal fees may apply.