Accepted payment methods on Google Play
You can purchase apps and digital content on Google Play using payment methods from your Google account. If it's your first time making a purchase, your payment method will be added to your Google account.
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Find payment methods you can useAvailable payment methods vary by country. If your country is not listed, scroll down.
You can add the following credit cards to your account:
- American Express
- ELO credit cards
Note: The types of cards accepted through Google Play may vary. You may notice temporary authorizations on your account when using a credit or debit card.
Debit cards of any sort (MasterCard, Visa, Elo, etc.) cannot be used for Google Play purchases.
You can use your Google Play Balance to:
- Buy apps and digital content on Google Play.
- Pay for subscriptions on Google Play.
Ways to get Google Play Balance
- Google Play gift cards and some promotional codes.
- A convenience store and pay cash to add money to your Google Play Balance. Learn how to add money to your Google Play Balance.
Learn more about uses & restrictions for Google Play balance.
If your country is not on the list, available payment methods are listed below:
You can add the following credit/debit cards to your account:
- Visa Electron
Note: The types of cards accepted through Google Play may vary. If your card doesn't work when you think it should, contact your bank or card issuer for help. You may notice temporary authorizations on your account when using a credit or debit card.