Change the credit card used to pay for an Azure subscription

You can add, change, or remove a credit card that’s associated with your Azure account when you sign in to the Azure Account Center as the account administrator.

Add a credit card as a payment method

  1. Sign in to the Azure Account Center as the account administrator.
  2. Select the subscription.
  3. On the right side of the page, select Manage payment methods.
  4. Select “+” to add a credit card.
  5. Choose a credit card type and enter the required information.
  6. Select Next.

If the card is valid, it's added to the list of available payment methods.

If you get an error after you add the credit card, see Credit card declined at Azure sign-up.

Edit payment information for an existing credit card

If your credit card gets renewed and the number remains the same, update the existing credit card details like the expiration date. If your credit card number changes because the card is lost, stolen, or expired, follow the steps in the Add a credit card as a payment method section.

  1. Sign in to the Azure Account Center as the account administrator.
  2. Select the subscription that's linked to the credit card.
    Screenshot that shows an example subscription selected.
  3. Select Manage payment methods.
    Screenshot that shows Manage payment methods option selected.
  4. Select the payment method.
  5. Select Edit next to the credit card number.
    Screenshot that shows the edit option next to the payment method.
  6. Make sure the credit card type and card number is correct.
  7. Select Next.

Change the credit card that pays your Azure bill

  1. Sign in to the Azure Account Center as the account administrator.
  2. Select the subscription.
  3. On the right side of the page, select Manage payment methods.
  4. Click Use Instead and select the credit card that you want to use.

Remove a credit card from the account

  1. Sign in to the Azure Account Center as the account administrator.
  2. Select the subscription.
  3. On the right side of the page, select Manage payment methods.
  4. Click Delete for the credit card that you want to delete.

If your credit card is associated with other active Microsoft subscriptions, you can't remove it from your Azure account. Remove the credit card from all active subscriptions that you have with Microsoft.

How to make payments

  • If you set up a credit card or a debit card as your payment method, the payment is made automatically.
  • If you use an invoice, send your payment to the location listed at the bottom of your invoice.

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