Add a payment method

Last Updated: Dec 04, 2017

Once an Alibaba Cloud account is created, the system directs you to add a payment method.

You can select a payment method from Credit Card and PayPal.

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Register with credit cards

  1. Enter your credit card number, expiration date, security code, and name as the information appears on the card and click Next.credit card

    After the information is submitted, the system issues an authorization hold of USD 1 and a micro-charge to your credit card which can be any amount less than USD 1. The amount of both the authorization hold and the micro-charge will be refunded back to your card within 24 hours.credit card

  2. Verify your credit card by entering the transaction code or the transaction amount.

    • If you choose Transaction Code, retrieve the 6-digit Alibaba Cloud transaction record found on your credit card statement in the transaction description. Enter this 6-digit code and click OK.

    • If you choose Transaction Amount, search for the Alibaba Cloud transaction amount on your credit card statement and enter that transaction amount and click OK.

Note: You may have to wait for more than 24 hours to receive your credit card statement.

You can now start your free trial or buy Alibaba Cloud products and services.

Register with PayPal

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  1. Click Add, and the system directs you to the PayPal.com website.

  2. Log on to your PayPal account and add PayPal as your Alibaba Cloud payment method.paypal

You can now start your free trial or buy Alibaba Cloud products and services.

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