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 App Store, iTunes Store, or Apple Books, 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. 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 App Store, iTunes Store, or Apple Books, you might need to contact your financial institution for more help.

Any card transaction fees, if charged by your provider, are the responsibility of the customer. If you have questions about fees, please contact your card issuer.

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.

 

Albania

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Algeria

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Angola

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Anguilla

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Argentina

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Armenia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Australia

 

Austria

 

Azerbaijan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Bahamas

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Bahrain

 

Barbados

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Belarus

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Belgium

 

Belize

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Benin

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Bermuda

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Bhutan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Bolivia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Botswana

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Brazil

  • Most credit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from gift cards)

 

British Virgin Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Brunei

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Bulgaria

 

Burkina Faso

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Cambodia

 

Canada

 

Cape Verde

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Cayman Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Chad

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Chile

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

 

China

 

Colombia

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

 

Congo, Republic of

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Costa Rica

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Croatia

 

Cyprus

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

 

Czech Republic

 

Denmark

 

Dominica

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Dominican Republic

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Ecuador

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Egypt

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

 

El Salvador

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Estonia

 

Fiji

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Finland

 

France

 

Gambia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Germany

 

Ghana

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Greece

Grenada

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Guatemala

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Guinea-Bissau

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Guyana

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Honduras

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Hong Kong

 

Hungary

 

Iceland

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

India

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

 

Indonesia

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

 

Ireland

 

Israel

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

 

Italy

 

Jamaica

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Japan

 

Jordan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Kazakhstan

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

 

Kenya

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Kuwait

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Kyrgyzstan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Laos

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Latvia

 

Lebanon

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Liberia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Lithuania

 

Luxembourg

 

Macau

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Macedonia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Madagascar

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Malawi

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Malaysia

 

Mali

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Malta

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

 

Mauritania

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Mauritius

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Mexico

 

Micronesia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Moldova

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Mongolia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Montserrat

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Mozambique

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Namibia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Nepal

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Netherlands

 

New Zealand

 

Nicaragua

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Niger

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Nigeria

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

 

Norway

 

Oman

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Pakistan

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

 

Palau

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Panama

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Papua New Guinea

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Paraguay

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Peru

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

 

Philippines

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Poland

 

Portugal

 

Qatar

 

Romania

 

Russia

 

Sao Tome and Principe

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Saudi Arabia

 

Senegal

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Seychelles

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Sierra Leone

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Singapore

 

Slovakia

 

Slovenia

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

 

Solomon Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

South Africa

 

South Korea

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Spain

 

Sri Lanka

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

St. Kitts and Nevis

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

St. Lucia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Suriname

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Swaziland

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Sweden

 

Switzerland

 

Taiwan

 

Tajikistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Tanzania

 

Thailand

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • TrueMoney6

 

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Tunisia

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Turkey

 

Turkmenistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Turks and Caicos

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Uganda

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Ukraine

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

United Arab Emirates

 

United Kingdom

 

United States of America

 

Uruguay

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Uzbekistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Venezuela

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Vietnam

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

 

Yemen

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

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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