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What is a One-time card and how does it work?

Our One-time card is a virtual single-use card to use for shopping at any online store in Australia. Each time you create a One-time card with Klarna you will receive a unique card number you can use at the store’s checkout, like any regular credit card. Each One-time card then follows a specific payment plan which you can manage and pay in My Klarna.

Please be aware that an authorization hold might be placed on your payment card, depending on the payment option you choose when creating the card. This ensures that enough funds are available on your credit or debit card.

How to create a One-time card

  1. Shop with us in the Klarna app
    Choose Pay with Klarna when you shop in our app or create a new One-time card from the My Klarna tab.
  2. Set the spending amount
    Enter the exact amount, including shipping, that you plan to spend. After entering the amount, you will receive an overview of the agreement as confirmation.
  3. Check out on the store’s site
    When you’re ready to check out, your address details will be prefilled based on our information on file. If we don’t already have your information, you will enter your standard billing and shipping addresses.
  4. Pay with your One-time card
    When you are ready to pay, select the credit card option and enter the One-time card information, as you would with any other card. Enter the card number, expiration date, and CVV code.
  5. Check the app for updates
    If you end up spending less than the amount on your One-time card, you can change the spending amount by selecting Refund unused amount on the purchase page. Otherwise, the amount will automatically be adjusted after 14 days.

Good to know: You can only use a One-time card once and, if unused, the card expires after 24 hours. If you want to make another purchase, just create a new card and keep on shopping.

Where can I use the One-time card?
Everywhere! Choose the Home tab in the Klarna app to use a One-time card at any online retailer. Just search for your favorite store in the search bar, create a One-time card, and use your card when you’re ready to checkout.

How do I pay for the purchases made with the One-time card?
When you first create a One-time card, it will be connected to your personal debit or credit card, according to the payment option you chose when creating the One-time card. Each purchase follows a payment schedule, and payments are automatically made according to the payment plan. You can view your plan, pay early and change your connected debit or credit card at any time in My Klarna.

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