DigitalOcean billing cycles are monthly. On the first day of each month, we invoice and charge your account's primary payment method for the previous month's usage. We are also required by law to apply taxes for certain countries.

Our pricing page is a comprehensive pricing reference for our products and features. The cost varies, and many are free or included in the price of other services.


Pay bills from DigitalOcean using a credit card, debit card, or PayPal pre-payments.
How to add, edit, and remove credit and debit cards on your DigitalOcean account.
Our late payment policies for past due accounts and suspended accounts.
Set up billing alerts to receive email notifications when your monthly usage exceeds an amount you specify.


Invoices list the charges an account has accrued in a given monthly billing cycle.
New customers can redeem a promo code to apply credits to their account.
Tax information by country.
Consolidated information on bandwidth usage charges for Droplets, Spaces, and DigitalOcean Load Balancers.

Latest Updates

Upcoming Changes

  • Tax collection for Iceland beginning 1 March 2020

    We will begin charging a 24% Value Added Tax (VAT) to customers in Iceland starting 1 March 2020. Charges will appear on the April invoice. Business customers will be able to enter a registered VAT ID on the billing page by 11 March 2020.

1 January 2020

19 December 2019

  • Users can now specify the payment method and amount when making payments on the billing page.

17 December 2019

  • Bandwidth billing for Managed Databases, originally slated to begin in January 2020, has been postponed to 2021. Egress bandwidth for Managed Databases clusters will continue to be waived until then.

1 December 2019

  • Tax collection for Belarus has begun. Charges will appear on the January invoice.

For more information, see the full release notes.