About limits when using Apple Pay in stores

In some countries and regions, if your transaction exceeds a certain amount when paying in stores with Apple Pay, you may need to enter your PIN. In some cases, you may need to sign a receipt or use a different payment method.

Merchants and card issuers set limits for some transactions. Here are the transaction limits for contactless payments in stores, including Apple Pay:

Africa

  

South Africa
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over ZAR 500.

 

Asia-Pacific

  

Australia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over AUD 200.

 

China mainland
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases.

 

Hong Kong
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over HKD 500.

 

Japan
In some stores, you may not be able to use Apple Pay or you may need to enter your PIN. In other stores, you may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over JPY 20,000.

Macao
You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN for purchases.

 

New Zealand
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over NZD 200.

 

Singapore
You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN. In some stores, you may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over SGD 200.

 

Taiwan
You may need to provide a signature for purchases over NTD 1,000.

Europe

   

Austria
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 25.

 

Azerbaijan
You might need to enter your PIN for purchases over AZN 80.

 

Belarus
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over BYN 120 (Visa) or BYN 100 (Mastercard).

 

Bulgaria
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over BGN 100.

 

Croatia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over HRK 100.

 

Cyprus
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Czech Republic
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over CZK 500.

 

Denmark
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over DKK 350.

 

Estonia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Finland
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over EUR 50.

 

France
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Georgia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over GEL 160 (Visa) or GEL 100 (Mastercard).

 

Germany
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 25 (Visa) or EUR 50 (Mastercard).

 

Greece
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Hungary
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over HUF 15,000.

 

Iceland
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over ISK 7,500.

 

Ireland
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Italy
You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 25.

 

Kazakhstan
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over KZT 25,000 (Visa) or KZT 20,000 (Mastercard).

 

Latvia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

Liechtenstein
You might need to enter your PIN for purchases over CHF 40.

 

Lithuania
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Luxembourg
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 25 (Visa) or EUR 50 (Mastercard).

 

Malta
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Montenegro
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 25.

 

Netherlands
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Norway
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over NOK 400 (Visa) or NOK 500 (Mastercard).

 

Poland
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 100.

 

Portugal
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 50.

 

Romania
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over RON 100.

 

Russia
You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN for purchases over RUB 1,000.

 

Serbia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over RSD 4,000.

 

Slovakia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 20.

 

Slovenia
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over EUR 15.

 

Spain
You may need to enter a PIN for purchases over EUR 20 (Visa) or EUR 50 (Mastercard).

 

Sweden
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over SEK 400.

 

Switzerland
You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN for purchases over CHF 80.

 

Ukraine
You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN for purchases over UAH 15,000 (Visa) or UAH 1,000 (Mastercard).

 

United Kingdom
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over GBP 100.

Latin America and the Caribbean

   

Brazil
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over BRL 50.

 

Colombia
You might need to enter your PIN for purchases over COP 95,000.

Costa Rica
You might need to enter your PIN for purchases over CRC 30,000.

 

Mexico
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over MXN 1,000.

Middle East

  

Bahrain
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over BHD 50.

 

Israel
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over ILS 300.

 

Palestine
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over USD/ILS 75.

Qatar
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over QAR 300.

 

Saudi Arabia
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over SAR 300.

 

United Arab Emirates
You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over AED 100.

North America

   

Canada
You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over CAD 250.

United States
You may need to provide a signature for purchases over USD 50.

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