Billing varies among DigitalOcean products and features. Many are free or included in the price of other services. Our pricing page is a comprehensive pricing reference. Additionally, the overview page of every product and feature lists its billing details.

We invoice and charge your credit card on the 1st day of each month for the previous month’s usage. Time zone differences can cause some minor variation in invoice date and time. DigitalOcean bills in USD. To keep our pricing stable and consistent, rather than fluctuating with exchange rates, we do not bill in local currency. Similarly, we do not invoice in local currency. All invoices are in USD.

When we are required by law to apply taxes, the rate is based on the country of your payment method’s billing address. You can view the country and tax rate for your account on the billing page in the Taxation section. If you’re a registered business, you can fill out the VAT Identification Number or GST Identification Number field to remove VAT or GST from your monthly bill, depending upon your location. Billing page VAT ID field Here’s a summary of the tax charges:

Location Tax Rate Charged by DigitalOcean Since
Australia 10% 1 September 2017
Canada 5% - 15% (varies by province/territory) 1 October 2015
European Union 17% - 25% (varies by country) 1 August 2015
India 18% 1 July 2017
New Zealand 15% 1 May 2019
Norway 25% 1 May 2019
Russian Federation 20% 1 January 2019
South Africa 15% 1 May 2019
Switzerland 7.7% 1 November 2018
Turkey 18% 1 November 2018
United Arab Emirates 5% 1 May 2019

To learn more, visit the tax information page for the relevant country.

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