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AWS Billing and Cost Management
User Guide (Version 2.0)

Managing Your AWS Payments

You can use the Payment Methods page of the Billing and Cost Management console to perform the following tasks:

Note

If you have questions about payment methods, see Contacting Customer Support About Your Bill.

To view credit cards associated with your AWS account

You can use the console to view the credit cards associated with your account.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/.

  2. On the navigation pane, choose Payment Methods.

To add a credit card to your AWS account

You can use the console to add a credit card to your account.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/.

  2. On the navigation pane, choose Payment Methods.

  3. Choose Add a card.

  4. For the credit card fields, type the information, and then choose Continue.

  5. For your credit card information fields, type your card billing address.

  6. Choose Continue.

To designate a credit card as the default payment method

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/.

  2. On the navigation pane, choose Payment Methods.

  3. Next to the credit card that you want to use as your default payment method, choose Make Default.

To confirm that your credit card is up to date

You must have a valid, unexpired credit card on file to make a payment.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment Methods.

  3. Ensure that the Expires On date for your card is in the future. If your card has expired, add a new card or update your current card.

To make a payment

AWS charges your default credit card automatically at the beginning of each month. If that charge doesn't process successfully, you can use the console to update your credit card and make a payment.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment Methods.

  3. On the Payment Methods page, confirm that the card that you want to use is marked as your default card.

  4. Confirm that your card has not expired.

  5. Choose Make a Payment.

To remove a credit card from your AWS account

You can use the console to remove a credit card from your account.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/home#/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment Methods.

  3. Ensure that your account has another valid payment method set as the default.

  4. Next to the credit card that you want to remove, choose Delete.

  5. In the Delete Credit Card dialog box, choose Delete.