Which online payment methods to accept in Japan?

In Japan, people prefer to use their debit and credit cards online. VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accompanied by JCB, the domestic card brand.

Besides cards, there is an alternative, local payment method called 'Konbini'. This method allows shoppers to pay online through bank transfer and offline cash payments in stores.

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E-commerce Market Profile

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Japanese Yen (JPY)

Household Internet Access Rate

Internet Country Code


B2C E-commerce Market Size

Population (+ Global Rank)

125.5 million (2020) (#11)

Online Payment Methods

Country GDP (+ Global Rank)

$5,443,000,000,000 (#4)

National E-commerce Association(s)

GDP per capita (+ Global rank)

$42,900 (#42)

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