Checkout by Amazon FAQ
Checkout by Amazon will be discontinued
Announcement: Checkout by Amazon (CBA) will be discontinued effective April 1, 2017. To learn about migrating from Checkout by Amazon to Login and Pay with Amazon, read our FAQ.
What can I sell with Checkout by Amazon?
Checkout by Amazon can be used to sell physical goods and digital goods. Please review the Acceptable Use Policy for a list of prohibited items.
Which countries does Checkout by Amazon support?
Checkout by Amazon is currently available to sellers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Luxembourg. See the Amazon Payments, Inc. Customer Agreement for additional information about our eligibility requirements in the United States.
Are customers required to have an Amazon account to buy items using Checkout by Amazon?
Yes. Checkout by Amazon uses information that customers have stored in their Amazon.com accounts. We provide a way for customers to create an account during checkout if they do not already have one.
Can I still offer my current checkout method?
Yes. You can add Checkout by Amazon as an additional checkout method on your shopping cart page (and on your product detail pages, if you choose).
What forms of payment does Checkout by Amazon accept?
The following payment methods are accepted by Checkout by Amazon: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, JCB, and Diner's Club credit cards. All credit cards used for payment must have a U.S. billing address.
Where can customers view their Checkout by Amazon orders?
Customers can see the status of their Checkout by Amazon orders on the Amazon Payments website.
Can customers see their Checkout by Amazon orders from the Amazon.com site?
No. Customers view all of their Checkout by Amazon purchases on the Amazon Payments website.
How do I integrate with Checkout by Amazon?
Since launching Checkout by Amazon, our payment solutions have evolved to better integrate with merchant sites and to provide a more streamlined customer experience. These improvements are part of our new product: Login and Pay with Amazon. While we will continue to support Checkout by Amazon, we are no longer accepting new Checkout by Amazon registrations.
We recommend that you learn more about Login and Pay with Amazon and see if it’s the right payment solution for your business.
You can see a list of eCommerce solution providers that support Login and Pay with Amazon at https://pay.amazon.com/us/solutionproviders. If you are using an eCommerce provider that does not yet support Login and Pay with Amazon, we recommend that you contact your provider via email or social media to let them know you are interested.
If you are not using an eCommerce platform, you can find out more about integrating with Login and Pay with Amazon at https://pay.amazon.com/us/developer.