Change your iTunes Store country or region

If you move to a new country, go to Account Info or Settings to change your country before you make purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, or Mac App Store.

What you need know before you change your country or region

When you change your iTunes Store country:

  • Update your billing address to one in your new country. When you change your billing address, the primary address for your Apple ID and your other Apple services, such as the App Store and iCloud, automatically updates.
  • You might need to update your payment method. For example, only German credit cards can be used to buy content from the German iTunes Store and App Store.
  • You won't see the items that you purchased from the previous country’s store in your Purchased section.
  • You won’t see the items from your iCloud Music Library that you matched, uploaded, or added from the previous country’s store.

When you make a purchase in the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, or Mac App Store, the country in your iTunes Store account information must match the country listed on your Apple ID account page.

Find out what to do if you can't change your country or region.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. On your device, tap Settings > iTunes & App Store.
  2. Tap your Apple ID. 
    If you're not signed in, sign in with the Apple ID and password that you use with the iTunes Store.
  3. Tap View Apple ID.
  4. If prompted, enter your password again.
  5. Tap Country/Region. Learn what to do if you can't change your country.
  6. Tap Change Country or Region.
  7. Tap your new country, then tap Next.
  8. Review the Terms and Conditions and Apple Privacy Policy, then tap Agree if you agree to the terms and conditions.
  9. In the prompt that appears, tap Agree.
  10. Select a payment method and enter your payment information. Learn more about how to change or remove your Apple ID payment information
  11. Enter your billing address and tap Next.

Your Apple ID country updates for all of your Apple services on all of your Apple products.

On your Mac or PC

 

To automatically open iTunes and sign in to your Account Information page from your computer, click this link: View My Account. Or follow these steps:

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. If you’re not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID.
  3. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > View My Account.
  4. Enter your password, then press the Return or Enter key on your keyboard, or click View Account.

On the Account Information page:

  1. To the right of Country/Region, click "Change Country or Region."
  2. From the "Select a country or region" menu, select your new country. Learn what to do if you can't change your country.
  3. Click Change.
  4. On the Welcome to the iTunes Store page, click Continue.
  5. Review the Terms and Conditions and Apple Privacy Policy. If you agree, select “I have read and agree to these terms and conditions.”
  6. Click Agree.
  7. Enter your payment method. Learn more about how to change or remove your Apple ID payment information
  8. Enter your billing address. 
  9. Click Continue.

Your Apple ID country updates for all of your Apple services on all of your Apple products.

Learn more

Learn what's available in the iTunes Store by country.

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