If you're using private repositories, you can pay for your GitHub user account in a few different ways.

Tip: Credit cards not issued in the US can be prone to being declined. If you have trouble with such a card, we recommend paying for your account using PayPal.

Using a credit card

You can use a credit card to pay for your GitHub user account. For more information, see these articles:

Using PayPal

PayPal is a great method of payment if you want to pay for GitHub with a personal checking account, or if you're outside the US. For more information, see these articles: