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

Morocco

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

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.

Malaysia

You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over RM 250.

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.

South Korea

You may need to provide a signature for purchases over 50,000 KRW.

Taiwan

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

Vietnam

You may need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN for transactions above 1M VND.

Europe

Armenia

You may not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over AMD 20,000.

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 may 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.

Moldova

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

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.

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

Argentina

You might not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over 8,000 ARS.

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.

Peru

You might not be able to use Apple Pay for purchases over 150 PEN.

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.

Jordan

You may need to enter your PIN for purchases over JOD 150.

Kuwait

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

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 need to enter your PIN for purchases over SAR 300.

United Arab Emirates

You might 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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