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.

To make purchases from the App Store, iTunes Store, or Apple Books, or buy iCloud storage, you need an Apple ID and a valid payment method.

You can typically use these methods with your Apple ID:

If you can't make purchases or update apps, including free apps, you need to update your payment method or add a new one. If you already verified that a payment method is available in your country or region and you're still having trouble, learn more.

United States and Canada

Canada

United States of America

  • Apple Card
  • Apple Pay1
  • Apple Cash
  • Most credit and debit cards
  • PayPal2
  • Apple ID balance (from gift cards or adding funds)
     

Latin America and the Caribbean

Anguilla

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Argentina

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Bahamas

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Barbados

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Belize

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Bermuda

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Bolivia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Brazil

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

British Virgin Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Cayman Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Chile

Colombia

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

Costa Rica

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Dominica

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Dominican Republic

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Ecuador

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

El Salvador

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Grenada

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Guatemala

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Guyana

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Honduras

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Jamaica

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Mexico

Montserrat

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Nicaragua

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Panama

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Paraguay

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Peru

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

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
     

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Turks and Caicos

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Uruguay

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Venezuela

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Europe, Russia, and Central Asia

Albania

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Austria

Belarus

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

  • Apple Pay3
  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)
     

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

  • Apple Pay3
  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Ireland

Italy

Kazakhstan

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

Kyrgyzstan

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

  • Apple Pay3
  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)
     

Moldova

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Netherlands

North Macedonia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Slovakia

Slovenia

  • Apple Pay3
  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)
     

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Tajikistan

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Turkmenistan

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Ukraine

  • Apple Pay1
  • Most credit and debit cards
     

United Kingdom

Uzbekistan

  • Most credit and debit cards

 

Africa

Algeria

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Angola

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Benin

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Botswana

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Burkina Faso

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Cape Verde

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Chad

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Congo, Republic of

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Gambia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Ghana

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Guinea-Bissau

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Kenya

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Liberia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Madagascar

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Malawi

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Mali

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Mauritania

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Mauritius

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Mozambique

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Namibia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Niger

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Nigeria

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

São Tomé and Principe

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Senegal

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Seychelles

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Sierra Leone

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

South Africa

Swaziland

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Tanzania

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

Tunisia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Uganda

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Zimbabwe

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Asia-Pacific

Australia

Bhutan

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Brunei

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Cambodia

China mainland

Fiji

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Hong Kong

India

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

Indonesia

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

Japan

Laos

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Macao

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Malaysia

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Touch’n’Go eWallet
  • Mobile phone billing (through supported carriers)
     

Micronesia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Mongolia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Nepal

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

New Zealand

Pakistan

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

Palau

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Papua New Guinea

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Philippines

  • PayMaya
  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Mobile phone billing (through supported carriers)
     

Singapore

Solomon Islands

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

South Korea

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Mobile phone billing (through supported carriers)
  • kakaopay8
     

Sri Lanka

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Taiwan

  • Apple Pay1
  • Most credit and debit cards
  • Mobile phone billing (through supported carriers)
     

Thailand

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • TrueMoney9
  • Mobile phone billing (through supported carriers)
     

Vietnam

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

Middle East

Armenia

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Azerbaijan

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Bahrain

Egypt

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

Israel

  • Most credit and debit cards
  • PayPal2
  • Apple ID balance (from adding funds)
     

Jordan

  • Most credit and debit cards

Kuwait

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Lebanon

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Oman

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Turkey

United Arab Emirates

Yemen

  • Most credit and debit cards
     

Learn more

  • Learn more about how purchases are billed when you have multiple payment methods.
  • 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. 
  • If Apple Pay is available as an Apple ID payment method in your country or region, you can add it to your Apple ID payment methods. Learn more about how to set up Apple Pay.
  • Any card transaction fees, if charged by your provider, are your responsibility. 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.
  • Store availability might vary by country or region. Learn which stores are available in your country or region.

 

  1. Apple Pay requires two-factor authentication.
  2. With PayPal, you’ll be asked to verify your account through a text message or code generator. Contact PayPal if you need more help.
  3. When you use Apple Pay in Europe, pay with any eligible card that's in Wallet on the device that you're using. Learn more about billing and purchases in Europe.
  4. This payment method can’t be used for Family Sharing.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. With kakaopay, you might be asked to verify your account in the kakaotalk app.
  9. With TrueMoney, you must provide the mobile phone number associated with your TrueMoney account.

 

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