When you use your Apple ID to sign in to the i Tunes Store, App Store, or i Books Store for the first time, you're asked to enter a payment method so that you can purchase items from the store.
If you're the organizer for a Family Sharing group, you’re required to have a payment method, either a credit card or debit card.
A credit card is also required to set up accounts for children. You can choose to remove the payment method for your existing Apple ID after you have signed in to the i Tunes Store, App Store, or i Books Store.
You won't be asked for a payment method again until you make a purchase.
The following Credit Cards and Prepaid Debit Cards are for people with limited or no credit history.
Compare offers side by side and apply online for the card that is right for you.
Federal laws impose restrictions on issuing credit cards to individuals under 21 unless the applicant has the independent ability to repay debt or has a co-signer over the age of 21 who agrees to accept joint liability for the account.
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Process Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express at 2.65% per swipe.
Manually enter card information and pay 3.4% + 15¢ per transaction.
Swipe payments without a connection in Offline Mode and pay the usual 2.65% per swipe.
Send receipts via email or text message, or connect a receipt printer to a tablet.