You can upgrade and pay for an account with a credit card if you need private repositories for private projects.

Note: Only organization members with the owner or billing manager role can access or change billing settings for your organization.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Settings. Organization settings button

  4. In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  5. Under "Plan", click Upgrade. Upgrade button

  6. Under "Plan duration", choose whether you want to be billed monthly or yearly. billing

  7. Type your credit card information. Credit card information

  8. Review the information about the charge and your billing date, then click Upgrade to finish upgrading your account.

For more information on how this affects your billing cycle, see "How does upgrading affect the billing process?".

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