HOW TO CHANGE LINDEN DOLLARS TO US DOLLARS
The Linden Dollar (L$) is used in the economy of the virtual world of Second Life. In the Second Life economy, residents buy and sell to one another directly using Lindex, This digital currency is exchangeable for US dollars and other currencies.
The only way to buy or sell anything inside the game is with this currency. Players can convert their real world currency to Linden dollars at an official currency exchange Lindex.
Selling linden dollars to US Dollars
To be able to trade your Linden Dollars to US Dollars you first need to activate your Second Life account and have at least one transaction of purchasing L$. Your L$ trading limit will start increasing 30 days after you buy linden dollars with your PayPal.
The Linden Lab company gives some time for the new Second Life Residents to learn their way around virtual world Second Life. Before, letting them get involved in any virtual money exchange activity. By this they protect themselves from people who would only want to create temporary accounts and use Second Life for money laundering.
The minimum linden dollars purchase starts at around L$600. If you plan to spend more in Second Life look into making a bigger transaction as the commission will be the same with small vs bigger purchase.
After 30 days the user will be able to sell limited amount of L$ for real US dollars. If you want to exchange even larger amount of virtual currency. You can request for an increase of the trading limits by submitting a Support Ticket. However, it is unlikely that Linden Lab will approve the increase during the first 30 days.