Once you create an Alibaba Cloud account, the system directs you to add a payment method.
Select the payment method of your choice from the two options (Credit Card and PayPal).
- Enter your credit card number, expiration date, security code, and name (the information appears on your credit card), and click Next.
- Confirm your billing address, and click Save the card.Once you submit the credit card information, Alibaba Cloud debits USD 1 from your credit card as an authorization hold. The authorization hold will be refunded back to your card within 24 hours.
- Click Add, and the system directs you to the PayPal.com website.
- Log on with your PayPal account and add PayPal as your Alibaba Cloud payment method.
You can now start your free trial or buy Alibaba Cloud products and services.