About limits when using Apple Pay in shops

In some countries and regions, if your transaction exceeds a certain amount when paying in shops with Apple Pay, you might need to enter your PIN. In some cases, you might 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 shops, including Apple Pay:

Asia-Pacific

  

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Europe

   

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Poland
You might need to enter your PIN for purchase over EUR 100.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

United Kingdom
You might not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over GBP 45.

 

Latin America and the Caribbean

   

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

 

     

Middle East

  

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

 

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

 

North America

   

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

 

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

 

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