All eight episodes will be available to stream and download for fans to binge-watch over the weekend.
The sixth season will be released at midnight in California as this is where Netflix’s headquarters are based.
The series will be released worldwide from that point, arriving at different times across the globe.
Due to the time difference, this means House of Cards will be available for UK fans from 8am on Friday morning.
You can sign up to a month’s free trial to watch season six on Netflix. After the trial has ended, you are able to subscribe for £7.99 per month.
Seasons one to five of House of Cards are available to watch now on Netflix.
Who is in the cast of House of Cards season 6?
The majority of the main cast is returning to reprise their roles.
Frank Underwood, who was previously played by Kevin Spacey, has been killed off.
A teaser trailer shows his wife Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright, visit his grave.
She says: “I’ll tell you this though, Francis. When they bury me, it won’t be in my backyard. And when they pay their respects, they’ll have to wait in line.”
Robin’s character, Claire takes his place as President in the final season of House of Cards.
Black Mirror star Michael Kelly returns to play Doug Stamper, the former White House Chief of Staff.
Jayne Atkinson will reprise her role as Catherine Durrant.
Constance Zimmer will be back as Janine Sikorsky and Patricia Clarkson will return as Jane Davis.
Other cast members returning include Derek Cecil as the White House Press Secretary Seth Grayson, Boris McGiver as Washington Herald Tom Hammerschmidt and Campbell Scott as Republican aide Mark Usher.
Two Oscar nominees will be joining the show’s cast.
Diane Lane will play Annette Shepard, a school friend of Claire and Greg Kenner will play Annette’s brother Bill.
House of Cards season six will see Claire Underwood become the 47th president of the United States of America.
Judging by the teaser trailers released by Netflix, season six will follow a power struggle between Claire and the American political elite as she begins are presidency.
In the trailer, a newsreader says: “I’m asking a very real question about her ability to lead” while another says: “I think she might be the worst thing that has happened to this country”.
Claire then addresses a crowd of supporters. She says: “They are trying to strip me of my constitutional power as your Commander-in-chief.”