Which online payment methods to accept in Switzerland?

In Switzerland the key online payment methods are creditcards (MasterCard, VISA, American Express), PayPal, SOFORT and Klarna or RatePay.

A new mobile payment app, powered by PostFinance, is on the rise. This payment app or brand is called Twint. Also growing in importance are Apple Pay and Google Pay as more and more purchases are done through mobile devices.

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E-commerce Market Profile

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Swiss Franc (CHF)

Household Internet Access Rate

77% (2020)

Internet Country Code


B2C E-commerce Market Size

estimated 6.2 billion USD (2020)

Population (+ Global Rank)

8.4 million (2020) (#100)

Online Payment Methods

MasterCard, VISA, PayPal, SOFORT, Klarna, RatePay, Twint, American Express, Apple Pay, Google Pay

Country GDP (+ Global Rank)

$523,100,000,000 (#39)

National E-commerce Association(s)

Netcomm Suisse

GDP per capita (+ Global rank)

$62,100 (#17)

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