Helpful Hints: Which Payment Methods Can You Use to Buy Training Online?

April 24, 2019 | 5 minute read
Breanne Wilson
Senior Web Project Manager - Oracle University
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When making any sort of online purchase in 2019, you typically have a lot of options when it's time to pay. Though payment methods vary from online store to online store, some of the most common payment methods include:

  • Credit cards
  • Mobile payments
  • Bank transfers
  • eWallets
  • Prepaid cards
  • Direct deposits
  • Purchase orders

Some online payment methods are global payment solutions, while other online payment methods are targeted toward customers purchasing in a specific country. 

Note these trends and statistics regarding preferred payment methods in Germany, India, and China, for example:

 

Ways to Pay via the Oracle University Web Store

 

When you're purchasing training and/or certification products from the Oracle University web store, it's important to note that not all methods are valid in all countries.

List of Countries where Each Payment Method is Valid

Guide to acronyms:

  • LC = Learning Credit
  • PO = Purchase Order
  • POEF = Purchase Order Exemption Form
  • EPO = Electronic PO
  • EFT = Electronic Funds Transfer
  • OCP = Oracle Certified Professional
  • BB = Boleto Bancario
  • BWTJP = Bank Wire Transfer Japan

*Please note that these payment types are accepted in the following countries, as listed below. Depending on whether you self-identify as a corporate, private, or partner user within that country, payment types may vary.

AMERICAS

  • Argentina - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Brazil - BB, check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO
  • Canada - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Carribean - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Central America - check, EPO, LC, PO, POEF
  • Chile - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Colombia - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Ecuador - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Mexico - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO
  • Peru - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • United States - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Venezuela - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF

APAC and JAPAN

  • Australia - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • China - check, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Hong Kong - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • India - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Indonesia - check, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Korea - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Malaysia - check, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • New Zealand - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Phillipines - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Southeast Asia Others** - check, credit card, EPO, LC, PO, POEF, wire
  • Pakistan - check, EPO, LC, PO, wire
  • Vietnam - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Singapore - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Taiwan - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Thailand - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Japan - BWTJP, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP

**Includes: America Somoa, Bangladesh, Brunei, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Nepal, Guam, Sriklanka, Tahiti

EMEA

  • Austria - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Croatia - credit card, EPO, LC, PO, POEF, wire 
  • Cyprus - check, credit card, EPO, LC, PO, wire
  • Czech Republic - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF
  • Denmark - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Iceland - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Egypt - EPO, LC, PO, wire
  • Baltics --> Estonia - credit card, EFT, EPO
  • Finland - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • France - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Germany - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Greece - check, credit card, EPO, LC, PO, wire
  • Hungary - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Ireland - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Israel - check, EPO, LC, PO, wire
  • Italy - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Luxembourg - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Netherlands - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Norway - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Poland - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Portugal - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Romania - EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Serbia, Republic of Montenegro - EPO, LC, PO, wire
  • Slovakia - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Slovenia - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Albania - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Macedonia - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • South Africa - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Spain - check, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Sweden - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Switzerland - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Liechtenstein - check, credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Turkey - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Armenia - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Azerbaijan - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Georgia - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Kyrgyzstan - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Tajikistan - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Turkmenistan - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Uzbekistan - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • United Kingdom** - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • African Ops*** - EPO, LC, PO, POEF, wire
  • Kenya - EPO, LC, PO, POEF, wire
  • Middle East**** - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Qatar - check, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Baltics --> Latvia - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Latvia --> Malta - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, POEF, wire
  • Baltics --> Lithuania - credit card, EFT, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Bulgaria - EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • CIS --> Kazakhstan, Mongolia - BWTJP, credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • CIS --> Russia - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, wire
  • CIS --> Ukraine - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • CIS --> Belarus, Moldova - credit card, EPO, LC, OCP, PO, wire
  • Saudia Arabia - check, credit card, EPO, LC, PO, POEF, wire

**Includes: Gibraltar, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

***Includes: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Congo-Brazza, Congo-Kinshasa, Ethiopia, Gaban, Ghana, Guinee, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritus, Mozambique, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

****Includes: Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

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Breanne Wilson

Senior Web Project Manager - Oracle University

Breanne has worked as Oracle University's SEO & Web Content Strategist since July of 2012. She specializes in writing and optimizing web content, designing and improving user experience and implementing modern responsive design. She graduated from Harvard in 2004 with a degree in English and American Literature and Language and lives and works in the Bay Area.


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