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Add a payment method

Last Updated: Feb 08, 2022

Once you create an Alibaba Cloud account, system directs you to add a payment method.

You may add bank card, PayPal or Paytm as your payment method. (Paytm is the exclusive payment method for India customer who registered after Jul.29, 2019.)

Add payment method - Bank Card

You may add bank card with JCB, VISA, MasterCard and American Express logo(Different Alibaba Cloud country (region) may support different card brands.), both credit and debit card are supported.

Enter your bank card number, expiration date, security code, and card holder name, then click Submit. If your card is an enterprise bank card without card holder name, you may fill in your own name in the text box. “Middle Name” and “Company Name on Card” are not mandatory, you may choose to enter.

Card billing address is automatically filled in with your account address, you may edit it if necessary.


  1. In order to verify your card, Alibaba Cloud will make 1.00 USD pre-authorization hold to your bank card and will cancel the pre-authorization hold soon after you added your card. (It will be 1.00 MYR for customer registered to Malaysia after Oct.8, 2019.)

  2. Different Alibaba Cloud country (region) may support different card brands.

Add payment method - PayPal

  1. Click Next, and the system directs you to the website.


  2. Log on with your PayPal account, confirm the agreement and then add PayPal as your Alibaba Cloud payment method.PayPal2-Eng

Add payment method - Paytm

Fill in your Paytm register phone number and click Send to get the verification code. Then enter the right verification code and click Add now, system will add Paytm as your Alibaba Cloud payment method.