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How Can I Pay for Hosting During Sign Up?


We accept credit cards, PayPal, checks, money orders, and bank wires for payment.  You can pay by credit card or PayPal at the time of order.  For checks, money orders, and bank wires, you must complete your order online and then send us the payment after submitting the online order.

Please follow the directions below for your specific payment type.

You can order online using our order forms for Shared Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting, Windows Shared Hosting, Linux Dedicated Servers, and Windows Dedicated Servers.

Credit Card or Debit Card

MasterCard Visa Discover Network American ExpressJCB Diners Club International BC Card  

If you want to pay with a credit card and be billed automatically, then choose the credit card option during sign up. You will be asked for the card information to complete your order.

We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover Network, American Express, JCB, and Diners Club International.  We also accept BC Card and DinaCard if they have a Discover Network logo on the back. For more details on payment cards we accept, please read our article on: What Forms of Payment Do You Accept?



If you want to make a payment via PayPal, then choose the PayPal option during sign up.  You will be presented with a link to pay with PayPal, which creates a one-time payment from your PayPal account. 

For future payments, you would log in to your Customer Portal and make additional one-time payments or set up a PayPal Billing Agreement.  Your login information for the Customer Portal will be emailed to you shortly after the signup.

Check, Money Order or Bank Wire


Important: If you want to use any method of payment besides credit card or PayPal, then choose PayPal during signup and complete the order. However, instead of paying via the PayPal button, you can send us a check, money order, or bank wire.

Please refer to the appropriate article for your payment type for directions on how to pay:

Once you make your payment, please make sure you contact us via phone or chat with details of your payment and your domain name so that we can ensure that your payment is properly applied to your account.

Your account will be set up once we confirm the payment amount.