PayPal to increase cryptocurrency purchase limits to $100K

Payment provider company PayPal now allows U.S.-based users to purchase up to $100,000 in crypto weekly.

In a Thursday announcement, PayPal said it had increased the crypto purchase limit for certain customers based in the United States from $20,000 to $100,000 per week. The company said the move was aimed at giving users “more choice and flexibility in purchasing cryptocurrency.”

PayPal announced it would be moving into the crypto space in October 2020, later allowing eligible customers based in the United States to use cryptocurrencies for trading and payments. Though the company initially announced users would be limited to purchasing $10,000 in crypto each week, the feature launched with a $20,000 limit.

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