Chinese payment methods

Reach more than 1 billion new customers

In 2020, over 40% of Chinese consumers purchased products from outside China. Supporting popular Chinese payment methods such as Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay can help improve your checkout conversion rates and unlock a new and sizable customer segment.

Tap into the power of wallets

Alipay and WeChat Pay collectively have more than 2 billion wallet users, and are the main payment methods used by Chinese consumers when shopping online.

Activate the world’s leading card brand

Support nearly 9 billion UnionPay cards worldwide when you integrate Stripe, and accept a diversity of card brands without any additional configurations.

Gain access to the global Chinese diaspora

Whether you’re interested in reaching consumers from China, or Chinese expats and travellers, offering more payment choices will accelerate your growth.

Capture more revenue

Businesses offering wallets such as Alipay and WeChat Pay through Stripe have often seen up to a 2x increase in revenue from Chinese customers.

A host of benefits

Give your customers the power to choose

Hundreds of millions of purchases are made each day using Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay. Adding these payment methods can give your customers more flexibility and choice at Checkout.

By offering these payment methods on Stripe, you get:

  • Lower fraud rates through authenticated wallet payments
  • A seamless mobile payments experience through app-to-app redirects
  • Out-of-the-box access to UnionPay for Stripe users
  • Easy and flexible integration options for businesses of all sizes
  • Availability in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, EU, Australia, Singapore and more.

Fully integrated

Get started quickly on Stripe

With Stripe, harness all the benefits of a variety of payment methods plus faster deployment, simplified integration maintenance, and unified reporting and payouts.

For speed

Start accepting Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, and dozens of popular payment methods in minutes using Checkout – Stripe's optimised hosted payment page. Checkout will intelligently surface payment methods to increase conversion.

For flexibility

Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay also work with Elements, iOS and Android mobile SDKs, and custom-built payment forms.

By offering Alipay via Stripe as part of our expansion strategy, our gross merchandise value grew by over 600% in China month-over-month, post-launch.

Dwight Zhou, Director of Growth Marketing, Humble Bundle

Ready to get started?

Accept payments in a variety of currencies including Chinese Yuan, regardless of where your business is based. USD, EUR, GBP, and other currencies are also supported depending on your business location.


Check if Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay are supported in your country in the docs.

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