AWS Billing and Cost Management
User Guide (Version 2.0)

Activating User-Defined Cost Allocation Tags

For tags to appear on your billing reports, you must activate your applied tags in the Billing and Cost Management console.

To activate your tags

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Cost Allocation Tags.

  3. Select the tags that you want to activate.

  4. Choose Activate.

It can take up to 24 hours for tags to activate.

For an example of how tags appear in your billing report with cost allocation tags, see Viewing a Cost Allocation Report.