Amazon’s online payment service

Give your shoppers more of what they want

The Amazon Pay checkout solution increases shopper engagement, brand visibility and security for your business, letting hundreds of millions of Amazon customers worldwide pay their way, every day.


Amazon Pay is helping merchants and shoppers move beyond their borders with multi-currency. The functionality only charges customers the exact foreign currency and amount they see on the website, with merchants receiving streamlined disbursement through their base currency. Read more.
Benefits for all

Business categories

Small to medium businesses

Small to medium businesses

Make it easy for Amazon account holders to check out on your site.
Large enterprises

Large enterprises

Drive innovation with a flexible online payment method that can be adapted for custom environments.

Partner program

Increase your exposure to Amazon customer base as part of our partner program.

Achieve checkout optimisation with an online payment solution that hundreds of millions of customers know and trust.

By the numbers

How Amazon Pay helps businesses

More ways to pay

Let shoppers pay their way

Web and mobile

Amazon Pay is optimized for fast, easy mobile payments, so shoppers can check out right from their device. It’s also where Amazon customers manage their payment methods on


With Amazon Pay for Alexa Skills, shopping can be even more convenient for your customers. Just ask Alexa.
Let shoppers pay their way

Reasons to believe

Any questions?

Amazon Pay Explained

Amazon Pay enables you to offer Amazon customers an easy, secure and fast way to check out on your site using the delivery and payment information stored in their Amazon account. Beyond the button, Amazon Pay is also an easy way to integrate Alexa into your commerce strategy and is the place where shoppers manage their payment methods on

To enable Amazon Pay on your site, start by clicking the Business Registration button at the top of the page, and then fill in the required fields.

All you have to do is click the Business Registration button at the top of the page, and follow the instructions. Important: currently, you’re required to register for a new Amazon Payments merchant account in order to use Amazon Pay and Login with Amazon, even if you already have another Amazon seller account. You cannot use an existing Selling on Amazon account when setting up an Amazon Payments merchant account. The email address associated with your new Amazon Payments merchant account must differ from the email address you use for any other Amazon account.

We process disbursements daily. It will take between 1-2 business days for the payment to be completed and appear in your bank account. A reserve might be applied according to our reserve policy.

To help reduce bad debt and lower your costs, Amazon Pay employs the fraud technology that backs, including fraud detection capabilities, charge-back controls and risk management processes at no extra cost. For more information, see the Amazon Pay A-to-z Guarantee Policy for Merchants.

Yes. As an Amazon account holder, you can check out on sites other than using the payment information stored in your Amazon account. The place where you manage those payment methods in your Amazon account is also Amazon Pay. Additionally, you can also use Amazon Pay on Alexa. As a merchant, Amazon Pay is the way to offer Amazon shoppers a fast and familiar way to check out on your site.

Today Gift Cards cannot be used as a payment method to place an order using Amazon Pay. Gift Cards can only be used to purchase eligible goods and services on and certain related sites as provided in the Gift Card Terms and Conditions.

No you do not need to sell on to continue offering Amazon Pay on your site. Your existing contract and agreements remain the same.

Amazon and Amazon Pay have a number of policies in place to protect both our merchants and shoppers. Click here to view our Acceptable Use Policy.

Amazon Pay fees are transaction-based and have a processing and authorisation component. The transaction fee is composed of a domestic processing fee and an authorisation fee, plus tax where applicable. These fees are only charged once the purchase is successfully authorised and processed. Click here to learn more.

First confirm that the enquiry is about payments on a third-party merchant website that offers Amazon Pay, and not a question related to purchasing on Once confirmed, please direct these buyers to Amazon Buyer Support:

Yes. Please check out our registration assistance page for an easy walkthrough in how to get started, with each step you’ll need to complete.

The credit card on file is charged only if your refunds and claims exceed your daily transactions which results in a negative balance.

Based on different services that you may be using and your technical set up, the integration can take as little as 15 minutes. Please check the Integration Guide or this page for the set up relevant for you.

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1Data from Mobile Checkout Optimization Report, by the Baymard Institute, 2020, commissioned by Amazon Pay.
2Amazon Pay, Connected Commerce Survey conducted April, 2019.
3Axios Harris Poll 100, Corporate Reputation Rankings, July 2020.