No - and as others have said, I would be very surprised if they change that.
The extra administration of an alternative channel for a small minority of Hubbers probably wouldn't be worth it for HubPages.
I've seen the same situation at other sites and there's no sign of any of them changing.
For now, you need Pay Pal to use HP Ads program.
In as long as you are already earning from Adsense, the cost of not having HP Ads program is not so much and you can comfortably forfeit it.
But how comes Pay Pal is not interested in doing business in Pakistan? Pakistan, I believe, is a huge economy that is capable of running profitable businesses including being ahead of countries such as India in terms of nuclear science.
Paypal API being secure and easy to integrate, they're using it here on hubpages, IMO. I don't see any reason they're going to add any new payment processor any time in future. You can ask staff about it if they've any plans for that in future. Paypal has their own reasons for not choosing some countries because they're not ready to handle disputes (identity/money transfer) with govt. authorities. Not just pakistan but many other countries in africa are purposefully excluded from paypal.
Yes this is frustrating for all Pakistani freelancers, cause not being able to have a paypal account hinders you from earning money online. but I have read somewhere some Pakistani users are using vpn's to get paypal and amazon accounts, but I don't know whther is it legal according to paypal rules. Even google does not allow pakistani hubbers to create a google adsense account targeted for hubpages only (though you can have an adsense account if you have a domain registered) . but you can have an account specifically for hubpages after 6 months.
by Jason Menayan 4 years ago
Hello everyone! We're happy to announce that we're opening up the HubPages Ad Program to all Hubbers ahead of schedule!All interested Hubbers are now eligible to participate in the HubPages Ad Program, an additional earnings option for your Hubs. You can read more about the Program in the blog...
by surefire 10 years ago
I have seen a number of posts on the forum about an alternative to Paypal and hoping to see an announcement from the Admin about this rather urgent matter for a lot of Hubbers. I wonder if any alternative is on the way.
by Anzeela Arjumand 2 years ago
I am from Pakistan and Paypal is not available here so what should I do?Paypal account is necessary to activate the earning programs. So please guide me what should I do.
by Frank Anok 11 years ago
i was invited for hubpages new ad program last week, but i don't have Paypal account since my country is not eligible to open a Paypal account, please any help or suggestion/contributions on what i can do to overcome this imminent challenge, because i really want to participate in the new hubpages...
by StormsHalted 8 years ago
I have recently decided to try the hubpages ad program because of some issues related to impression sharing also i have hard that it earns more. The problem is that I live in Pakistan and Paypal discriminates us very unjustly from using its services so I can't make a Papal account and if I try to...
by Dr Sleep 7 months ago
I am waiting for my 1st payout today but still i didn't receive any email from hubpages.Guys, did any of you receive it today?
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