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WooCommerce Payments: Payment Methods

WooCommerce Payments can take payments from customers using credit cards, debit cards, as well as additional forms of payment. Some of these payment methods may only available in certain countries or regions, while others are only available on certain types of devices.

Credit and debit cards

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WooCommerce Payments can charge most common card brands, including:

  • American Express
  • China UnionPay (CUP)
  • Discover & Diners
  • Japan Credit Bureau (JCB)
  • Mastercard
  • VISA

Mastercard and VISA cards can be accepted by merchants in every country. Other brands have some restrictions, but they are few and rarely encountered in practice.

Local payment methods

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Local payment methods, once enabled, will only be shown to customers in a certain region or country, because they will only work for those customers. This includes payment methods such as Sofort, iDeal, Bancontact, etc.

Our full list of local payment methods shows which ones are available and where.

Express checkout methods

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Express checkout methods are so named because they allow customers to check out faster than if the customer had not used one of these methods. WooCommerce Payments has the following express checkout methods built in:


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