PayPal is an e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. PayPal serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders.

Currently, PayPal operates in 190 markets, and it manages over 164 million accounts. PayPal allows customers to send, receive, and hold funds in 18 currencies worldwide

EPEA uses Paypal to handle payments of membership fees

Problems with PayPal

Some members report problems when they use PayPal to renew the membership.

Question: Why does PayPal produce an error message about my credit card?

Answer: When you used PayPal the first time you were forced to create an account using your email address and a password of your choice. Second time you use PayPal you must use the same email and password to place a payment. Of security reasons PayPal does not allow that you open a new account using a new email address combined with the same credit card number as your previous account.

Question: What if I forgot my password or my password has been locked?

Answer : You can reset your password by confirming your identity.Here’s how:

  1. Go to the PayPal website.
  2. Click the Home tab at the top of the page.
  3. Click password under the Log In button.
  4. Enter your PayPal email address.
  5. Enter the security code by typing the letters and numbers shown, without spaces.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Follow the steps provided.

Question: How do i cancel a Subscription or Recurring Payment on PayPal?

Answer: Here’s how to cancel a subscription or recurring payment:

1.Go to and log in to your account.
2.Click ‘Profile’ near the top of the page.
3.Select ‘My money’.
4.In the ‘My pre-approved payments’ section, click ‘Update’.
5.Select the merchant whose agreement you want to cancel and click ‘Cancel’.
6.Click ‘Cancel Profile’ to confirm your request

When going to your “profile” be sure to double click on the tab to open the full Profile page as you may not get all the options if you just hover you mouse over it. Once the page loads you will see the section that says “my money”.

Alternative payment method

More information about bank to bank transfer is found here