It is said that f1 visa holders can't work off campus but the money online is not from usa only that can be from any country..so whts the answer.
This question can best be addressed by your DSO. Generally, there are very strict conditions about employment on a F1 and I think you would not be able to do so.
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While it is perfectly legal for F1 visa holders to open a PayPal account to say, pay for eBay purchases and the like, it is not legal under F-1 visa terms to conduct a business and get paid for one's work or services via Paypal. Doing so will put you in violation of the terms of your F-1 visa.
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No prohibition on opening a paypal account, but employment on F-1 is typically not permitted except for within CPT/OPT parameters. Your school's DSO should be able to give you some guidance on this.
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