How Do I Limit Billing Address Countries

JR_Cuz
New Member
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I need to be able to limit the countriies I accept payement from.

I see that I can limit the countries that I ship to, but I don't see any options on how to limit users to billing addresses from the US only.

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Leon
Shopify Staff
205 1 64

Hello, JR. 

Leon here from Shopify Support. 

It sounds like you're on the right track already - by restricting the shipping regions to only certain countries, your checkout will not accept payment from customers who wish to ship to areas outside of what you have rates in place for.

Unfortunately, this does not restrict the use of a credit card with a different billing and shipping address entered. When it comes to payments there isn't a built in setting that will disable to use of international cards, meaning that shipping zone restrictions are the best way to prevent and minimize international orders. 

Another option would be to create a rule in Fraud Filter app (free) that cancels orders with billing addresses in specific countries - these would need to be set up within the app, but are an effective way to accomplish your goal.

I hope this helps! 

Cheers,

Leon

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ShiloJoe
New Member
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I'm having this same issue. We need to restrict gift card sales to USA customers only. All the apps restrict based on shipping addresses, but we need one for billing addresses.