Getting started with Billing

    Access to the Billing service is provided to users with a registered Yandex.Passport or Yandex.Connect account:

    Your phone number must be linked to this account. For detailed instructions, see the Help for Yandex.Passport and Yandex.Connect.

    To start using the Billing service:

    Create a billing account

    To create a billing account:

    1. Open management console of Yandex.Cloud.

    2. Log in to Yandex:

      • If you are already logged in to Yandex or Yandex.Connect with your username and password, go to step 4.
      • If you are logged in to Yandex through a social network profile, create a username and password for your account, and then go to step 4.
      • If you are not logged in to Yandex or Yandex.Connect, click Log in. Enter your username and password and click Log in.
    3. Read and agree to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

    4. In the management console, click image and go to Billing.

    5. Click Create account on the List of accounts page.

    6. If your Yandex account is linked to your Yandex.Balance profile, a list of available payers is shown under Payers. Select the appropriate one.

      Otherwise, skip this step.

    7. Enter the name for the new billing account.

    8. Select the account type: Individual or Business.

    9. Fill in the form:

      Enter your full name and link your bank card:

      • Click Add card.
      • Enter the bank card details: the 16-digit number, expiration date, and CVV (on the back of the card).
      • Click Link.

      We accept Visa, MasterCard, and MIR bank cards.

      Note

      Funds from the linked card can only be debited after activating the paid version and using Yandex.Cloud services.

      To make sure your bank card is valid, a small amount will be held in your account. This amount will not be debited and will become available once verification is complete and the funds are released. The amount of time before held funds are released depends on how and when your bank handles transactions.

      9.1. Select a payment method (bank card or bank transfer):

      • Bank card
        Link your corporate bank card:

        • Click Add card.
        • Enter the bank card details: the 16-digit number, expiration date, and CVV (on the back of the card).
        • Click Link.

        We accept Visa, MasterCard, and MIR bank cards.

        Note

        Linking a bank card is only necessary for creating a billing account. Funds from the linked card can only be debited after activating the paid version and using Yandex.Cloud services. You can change your payment method any time after creating a billing account.

        To make sure your bank card is valid, a small amount will be held in your account. This amount will not be debited and will become available once verification is complete and the funds are released. The amount of time before held funds are released depends on how and when your bank handles transactions.

      • Bank transfer
        After you click Activate (step 11), the billing account is created with the status Not verified. An email with further instructions is sent to the email address specified in your Yandex or Yandex.Connect account. It may take up to three business days to activate your billing account.

      9.2. Enter the legal details of your organization.

      Note

      Carefully fill in your contact information and payment details. This information is required not only to contact you, but also to issue payment invoices and send financial documents.

    10. Read the agreement. If you agree to the terms and conditions, select I have read and accept the Terms.

    11. Click Activate.

      Note

      When you create a billing account, you're automatically assigned the billing.accounts.owner owner role. You can't change owners. However, you can grant another user access to your account. For more information, see Access management.

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