How to Change the Payment Method on Netflix

Change your credit card info and more

What to Know

  • Log in to and select your profile icon > Account > Manage payment info > Add Payment Method.
  • On the payment info page, select Make preferred next to your new billing method. Select Remove next to the old one.
  • On the Netflix Account page, you can change your billing day, add a backup payment method, and view billing details.

This article explains how to change your payment method on Netflix. You can pay for Netflix with a debit card, credit card, Netflix gift card, or PayPal.

How Do I Change My Payment Method?

To change your billing information, you must visit the Netflix website using a computer or mobile device:

  1. Open a web browser, go to the Netflix website, and log in to your account.

    Sign In button on Netflix log-in page
  2. Select your profile icon in the upper-right corner.

    Profile icon on Netflix home page
  3. Select Account in the drop-down menu.

    Account in Netflix profile drop-down menu
  4. Select Manage payment info in the Membership and Billing section.

    If available, select Add backup payment method if you want to add another card for Netflix to bill in case there's a problem with your preferred payment option.

    Manage payment info on Netflix account page
  5. Select Add Payment Method.

    Add Payment Method on Netflix Manage payment info page
  6. Choose Credit or Debit Card, PayPal, or Redeem a gift code or special offer code and provide the requested information.

    If you choose PayPal, you will be directed to the log-in page for PayPal.

    PayPal and credit card options on Netflix Add payment method page
  7. When you return to the Manage Payment Info page, select Make preferred next to your new billing method.

Make preferred on Netflix Manage payment info page

How Do You Change Credit Card Info on Netflix?

Go to the Netflix Manage Payment Info page and select Edit next to your payment method. If you want to change your payment method to a different credit card, you can skip adding a new payment method and replace the old card information with the new card's information. Select Remove to get rid of a payment method.

Edit and Remove on Netflix Manage payment info page

How Do I Change My Automatic Payment on Netflix?

On the Netflix Account page, choose Change billing day to pick a different day for your automatic payment. Select Billing details to view your payment history and membership plan information. Under Plan Details, select Change plan to upgrade or downgrade your Netflix plan.

According to Netflix, changing the billing day is an option if you pay with a debit or credit card or PayPal (where applicable). You cannot change your billing date during a free period, on the current billing date, or if your account is on hold.

Change billing day, Billing details, and Change plan options on Netflix account page

Why Can't I Change My Payment Method on Netflix?

If you are being billed through a third-party service you must go through the other service to update your billing information. You cannot remove your default payment method until you add another one.

  • How do I change the payment method in Netflix on my iPad?

    If you previously set up Netflix billing with your iTunes account, you can update your payment information on your iPad. On iPads running iOS 10.3 and later, edit payment details from Settings > Your Name > Payment & Shipping. If your iPad runs on iOS 10.2 and earlier, navigate to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Your Apple ID > View Apple ID > Payment Information.

  • How do I change my payment method on Netflix in a different country?

    To change the currency for billing, cancel your Netflix account. After the old account expires and you've moved, restart your membership in the new country. Then add your updated payment method from Account > Membership & Billing > Manage payment info > Add Payment Method.

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