Change your Apple ID country or region

If you move to a new country or region, you can update the country or region that's associated with your Apple ID. Before you update your information, you need to spend your store credit, cancel your subscriptions, and get a payment method for your new country or region.

When you follow the steps below, your Apple ID country or region updates for all of your Apple services on all of your Apple products.

If you're a part of a Family Sharing group, you might not be able to change your country or region. Learn how to leave a Family Sharing group.

What to do before you change your country or region

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Open the Settings app. 
  2. Tap your name, then tap iTunes & App Store.
  3. Tap your Apple ID, then tap View Apple ID. You might be asked to sign in.
  4. Tap Country/Region.
    iPhone showing the Account Settings page.
  5. Tap "Change Country or Region." If you don't see "Change Country or Region," contact Apple Support.
  6. Tap your new country or region, then review the Terms & Conditions.
  7. Tap Agree in the upper-right corner, then tap Agree again to confirm.
  8. Select a payment method and enter your new payment information and billing address, then tap Next. You must enter a valid payment method for your new country or region.Learn more about how to change or remove your Apple ID payment information

On your computer

  1. Open the Music app or iTunes.
  2. In the menu bar at the top of the screen or the top of the iTunes window, click Account, then click View My Account. 
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID, then click View Account.
  4. On the Account Information page, click "Change Country or Region."
    Mac showing the Account Information page.
  5. From the "Select a country or region" menu, select your new country or region. If you don't see "Select a country or region," contact Apple Support.
  6. Review the Terms & Conditions, then click Agree. Click Agree again to confirm.
  7. Enter your new payment information and billing address, then click Continue.

From your Apple ID account page

  1. Sign in to your Apple ID account page
  2. Scroll to the Account section, then click Edit. 
  3. From the Country/Region menu, select your new country or region.
  4. When asked if you want to change your country or region, click "Continue to update." 
  5. Enter your new payment information and your billing address, then click Save. You have to enter a valid payment method for your new country or region.1

Contact Apple Support

If you can't complete any of the steps, can't change your country or region, or you have less store credit than the cost of a single item, contact Apple Support.

Learn more

 

1. If you don't want to enter a payment method, wait until you're physically in your new country or region, then create a new Apple ID.

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