Payment methods

The available payment options will depend on your country and legal status.

Bank wire transfer

You can pay in U.S. dollars via bank wire transfer from a U.S. bank account to the Yandex Inc. bank account.

If you are paying for ads for the first time, the payer must upload a scanned copy of their passport or driver's license to the interface. Verification of the uploaded documents may take up to three business days.

If your documents have been verified, your order will start as soon as the payment has cleared in the Yandex Inc. account.

Should you have any payment-related questions, call us: +1 650 838-0880.

PayPal

You can pay via PayPal.

If you are paying for ads for the first time, the payer must upload a scanned copy of their passport or driver's license to the interface. Verification of the uploaded documents may take up to three business days.

If your documents have been verified, your order will start as soon as the payment has cleared in the Yandex Inc. account.

Should you have any payment-related questions, call us: +1 650 838-0880.

Bank card

You can pay using Visa or MasterCard in euros, Swiss francs, or U.S. dollars. The payment is credited within 15 minutes.

  1. On the Shared account page, click the Top up button and enter the amount. Click Issue an invoice.

  2. On the next page, choose:

    • Payment from: Individual

    • Payment method: Banking card

  3. Enter the payer's details.

    If you are paying for ads for the first time, the payer must upload a scanned copy of their passport or driver's license to the interface. Verification of the uploaded documents may take up to three business days.

    Click Select.

  4. On the preview page, review the terms and conditions and make sure all the details are entered correctly. Click Issue an invoice.

  5. You will receive a bill to pay with a bank card. To enter your bank card details, click Pay.

If your documents have been verified, your order will start as soon as Yandex receives the money.

PayPal

You can pay via PayPal in euros, Swiss francs, or U.S. dollars. The payment is credited within 15 minutes.

  1. On the Shared account page, click the Top up button and enter the amount. Click Issue an invoice.

  2. On the next page, choose:

    • Payment from: Individual

    • Payment method: PayPal for individuals

  3. Enter the payer's details.

    If you are paying for ads for the first time, the payer must upload a scanned copy of their passport or driver's license to the interface. Verification of the uploaded documents may take up to three business days.

    Click Select.

  4. Read and accept the terms and conditions, then click Issue an invoice.

    Note.

    If you want to choose a different payment option, click change payer or payment method.

  5. Check the payment information, then click Pay.

    This takes you to the PayPal page, where you can transfer money to your account.

If your documents have been verified, your order will start as soon as Yandex receives the money.

Bank wire transfer

You can pay via bank wire transfer in euros, Swiss francs, or U.S. dollars.

  1. On the Shared account page, click the Top up button and enter the amount. Click Issue an invoice.

  2. On the next page, choose:

    • Payment from: Legal entity

    • Payment method: Bank deposit in Euros

  3. Enter the payer's details.

    If you are paying for ads for the first time, the payer must upload a scanned copy of their passport or driver's license to the interface. Verification of the uploaded documents may take up to three business days.

    Click Select.

  4. Read and accept the terms and conditions, then click Issue an invoice.

  5. You will receive a bank transfer order. You can print it, download it as a Word document, or send it by email.

    Pay the invoice in a bank or using an online banking system.

If your documents have been verified, your order will start as soon as Yandex receives the money.

Bank wire transfer

You can pay the invoice with cash at any bank that accepts personal payments. Your ads will start being served as soon as Yandex receives payment confirmation.

Bank card

You can pay the invoice using VISA or MasterCard. The payment is credited within 15 minutes.

You can pay your bill by VISA or MasterCard in Russian rubles.

If you are paying for advertising for the first time, upload a scanned copy of your passport (the first page and registration page) or your driver's license using the Yandex.Direct interface. This is so we can verify the payer's identity. Document checks can take up to three days. After verification, the payment will be deposited within 15 minutes.

Note. In the case of a refund, the money can only be transferred by wire transfer made in Russian rubles to international bank accounts. Refunds require a written request.
Restriction.

We don't enter into agreements with residents of countries or territories that are considered tax havens ("offshore jurisdictions") or that do not disclose information on financial transactions ("secrecy jurisdictions"). See See the order of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation #180N dated Nov 13, 2007.

Individuals can use the following payment options:

  • Bank wire transfer in euros, Swiss francs, or U.S. dollars.

  • Bank card in euros, Swiss francs, or U.S. dollars. We accept VISA and MasterCard. The payment is credited within 15 minutes.

  • PayPal in euros, Swiss francs, or U.S. dollars. The payment is credited within 15 minutes.

If you are paying for ads for the first time, the payer must upload a scanned copy of their passport or driver's license to the interface. Verification of the uploaded documents may take up to three business days.

If your documents have been verified, your order will start as soon as Yandex receives the money.