Payment methods that you can use with your Apple ID

Learn what forms of payment you can use to buy music, movies, apps, books, iCloud storage, and more.

Before you can buy anything from the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, or App Store, or buy iCloud storage, you need an Apple ID. When you create an Apple ID to make purchases, you need to provide a payment method. If you have an unpaid balance or your payment method was declined, you’ll need to set up an acceptable form of payment before you can make a purchase. Learn how to change or remove your payment method.

You can typically use these methods with your Apple ID:

 

Store availability might vary by country or region. Learn which stores are available in your country or region.

If you use Family Sharing and if the organizer has purchase sharing turned on, any purchases that family members initiate are charged to the organizer’s payment method. If a family member has store credit on their Apple ID, then the credit is used before any remainder is charged to the organizer's payment method. You can also create an account for a child under 13 (Age varies by country or region) using any payment method, with the exception of mobile phone billing. Learn more about family purchases and payments.

 

Contact your financial institution for help

If you have trouble adding a payment method for purchases in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store, you might need to contact your financial institution for more help.

Make sure that the billing address for your payment method matches the billing address for your Apple ID. In some cases, you might need to call your bank or financial institution to authorize international or online purchases. You might also need to confirm that the mobile number associated with your payment method is correct.

If you can't connect to a payment service (like PayPal or Alipay), sign in to that service's website first and make sure that your billing details are correct.

 

Payment methods by country or region

Find your country or region below to learn what payment methods are available to you.

 

Flag: Albania
Albania

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Algeria
Algeria

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Angola
Angola

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Anguilla
Anguilla

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Argentina
Argentina

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Armenia
Armenia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Australia
Australia

Flag: Austria
Austria

Flag: Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Bahamas
Bahamas

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Bahrain
Bahrain

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Barbados
Barbados

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Belarus
Belarus

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Belgium
Belgium

Flag: Belize
Belize

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Benin
Benin

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Bermuda
Bermuda

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Bhutan
Bhutan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Bolivia
Bolivia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Botswana
Botswana

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Brazil
Brazil

  • Most credit cards

Flag: British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Brunei
Brunei

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Bulgaria
Bulgaria

Flag: Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Cambodia
Cambodia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Canada
Canada

Flag: Cape Verde
Cape Verde

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Chad
Chad

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Chile
Chile

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: China
China

Flag: Colombia
Colombia

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Congo, Republic of
Congo, Republic of

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Costa Rica
Costa Rica

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Croatia
Croatia

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Cyprus
Cyprus

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Flag: Denmark
Denmark

Flag: Dominica
Dominica

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Ecuador
Ecuador

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Egypt
Egypt

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: El Salvador
El Salvador

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Estonia
Estonia

Flag: Fiji
Fiji

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Finland
Finland

Flag: France
France

Flag: Gambia
Gambia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Germany
Germany

Flag: Ghana
Ghana

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Greece
Greece

Flag: Grenada
Grenada

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Guatemala
Guatemala

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Guyana
Guyana

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Honduras
Honduras

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Flag: Hungary
Hungary

Flag: Iceland
Iceland

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: India
India

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Indonesia
Indonesia

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Ireland
Ireland

Flag: Israel
Israel

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • PayPal1
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Italy
Italy

Flag: Jamaica
Jamaica

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Japan
Japan

Flag: Jordan
Jordan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Kenya
Kenya

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Korea, Republic of
Korea, Republic of

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Kuwait
Kuwait

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Laos
Laos

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Latvia
Latvia

Flag: Lebanon
Lebanon

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Liberia
Liberia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Lithuania
Lithuania

Flag: Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Flag: Macau
Macau

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Macedonia
Macedonia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Madagascar
Madagascar

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Malawi
Malawi

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Malaysia
Malaysia

Flag: Mali
Mali

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Malta
Malta

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Mauritania
Mauritania

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Mauritius
Mauritius

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Mexico
Mexico

Flag: Micronesia
Micronesia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Moldova
Moldova

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Mongolia
Mongolia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Montserrat
Montserrat

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Mozambique
Mozambique

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Namibia
Namibia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Nepal
Nepal

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Netherlands
Netherlands

Flag: New Zealand
New Zealand

Flag: Nicaragua
Nicaragua

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Niger
Niger

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Nigeria
Nigeria

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Norway
Norway

Flag: Oman
Oman

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Pakistan
Pakistan

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Palau
Palau

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Panama
Panama

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Paraguay
Paraguay

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Peru
Peru

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Philippines
Philippines

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Poland
Poland

Flag: Portugal
Portugal

Flag: Qatar
Qatar

Flag: Romania
Romania

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Russia
Russia

Flag: Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome and Principe

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia

Flag: Senegal
Senegal

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Seychelles
Seychelles

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Singapore
Singapore

Flag: Slovakia
Slovakia

Flag: Slovenia
Slovenia

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: South Africa
South Africa

Flag: Spain
Spain

Flag: Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Kitts and Nevis

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: St. Lucia
St. Lucia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Suriname
Suriname

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Swaziland
Swaziland

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Sweden
Sweden

Flag: Switzerland
Switzerland

Flag: Taiwan
Taiwan

Flag: Tajikistan
Tajikistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Tanzania
Tanzania

Flag: Thailand
Thailand

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • TrueMoney6

Flag: Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Tunisia
Tunisia

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Turkey
Turkey

Flag: Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Uganda
Uganda

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Ukraine
Ukraine

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates

Flag: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Flag: United States of America
United States of America

Flag: Uruguay
Uruguay

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Venezuela
Venezuela

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Vietnam
Vietnam

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)

Flag: Yemen
Yemen

  • Most credit and debit cards

Flag: Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe

  • Most credit and debit cards

1 With PayPal, you’ll be asked to verify your account through a text message or code generator. Contact PayPal if you need more help.

2 This payment method can’t be used for Family Sharing.

3 You must provide the mobile phone number that your card's issuing bank has on file for you. Some cards do not have mobile numbers associated with them. If this is the case with your card, contact your bank to update or replace it.

4 With AliPay, you'll be asked to verify your account in the AliPay app or via SMS. You might need to provide your full Chinese National ID.

5 With WeChat Pay, you’ll be asked to verify your account in the WeChat app or via SMS. You might need to provide your full Chinese National ID.

6 With TrueMoney, you must provide the mobile phone number associated with your TrueMoney account.

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Published Date: Thu Aug 09 19:36:45 GMT 2018