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Accepted payment methods

To buy from the Google Store, you need to add a payment method (like a credit or debit card).

  • If you’re signed in to your Google Account, the payment method is saved so you don't have to enter the information again.
  • If you’re not signed in, your payment methods aren’t saved.

After you've added a payment method, you can edit it or add another.

Payment methods you can use

If you’re signed in to your Google Account:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Discover (U.S. only)
  • JCB (Japan and U.S. only)
  • Visa Electron (outside the U.S. only)
  • Google Wallet balance
  • Google Store Financing

If you check out as a guest:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Discover (U.S. only)

If you’re having trouble with your credit card, learn more about declined cards.

Payment methods you can't use

  • Wire transfers, bank transfers, Western Union, MoneyGram, or any escrow type of payment.
  • Virtual Credit Cards (VCC), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), and transit cards.
  • Google Play balance or Google Play gift cards.

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