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Offline stephenwu

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Just joined: can I pay without Paypal
« on: Sun May 14, 2017, 10:17 AM »
I'm living in Japan now.
I do not use paypal.
Is there any other ways to pay?


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Re: Just joined: can I pay without Paypal
« Reply #1 on: Mon May 15, 2017, 04:10 PM »
You need to use a credit card or bank debit card... PayPal just collect the money safely and pass on to us. This way we do not need to take card details - safer for everyone. OCJ accounts are opened automatically after payment.

Some banks can send money to PayPal like 7-i banking. I cannot help more as this is voluntary and not a job - I cannot afford to spend more time.
Other option is send to a UK bank account. It will cost a lot more, and you will have to wait for it to be opened manually.

Details about paying the membership are all shown on the join page:

It is quite simple and we have been using this system since about 2011. Because it is automatic, it saves everyone time and money. Any other way will involve the cost of 'work' which will be a lot more than the cost of membership now.

One way you can do as an alternative is using  Western Union or Moneygram and send it that way - the cost is higher than Paypal. You can do online or at a shop (there are quite a few agents in Tokyo).
« Last Edit: Sat May 20, 2017, 07:27 PM by manager »