Managing your Advance Pay - AWS Billing and Cost Management

Managing your Advance Pay

Advance pay is in public preview for AWS Billing and Cost Management and is subject to change. This feature is available for a select group of customers. Your use of advance pay is subject to the Preview Service Participation terms of the AWS Service Terms (Section 1.10).

Use Advance Pay to pay for your AWS usage in advance. AWS uses the funds to pay for your invoices automatically when they are due.

You can register for Advance Pay in the AWS Billing and Cost Management console. You can add funds to Advance Pay using electronic fund transfer, or by using any personal or business bank account. If you're adding funds using a bank account, the bank must be a US branch location.

For a full list of service restrictions for Advance Pay, see Advance Pay on the Quotas and restrictions page.

Registering your Advance Pay

You can use the AWS Billing and Cost Management console to register for Advance Pay.

To register for Advance Pay

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payments.

  3. Choose the Advance Pay tab.

  4. Accept the Advance Pay terms and conditions.

  5. Choose Register.

Adding funds to your Advance Pay

You can add funds to Advance Pay using electronic funds transfer, or a personal or business bank account.

To add funds to your Advance Pay using electronic funds transfer

  1. Open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payments.

  3. Choose the Advance Pay tab.

  4. Choose Add funds.

  5. Under Amount, enter the fund amount that you want to add.

    The amount must be entered in US dollars.

  6. Under Payment method, choose Choose payment method.

  7. Choose Wire transfer.

  8. Choose Use this payment method.

  9. Review the payment details, and choose Verify.

  10. Complete your electronic funds transfer by using the instructions in the Payment summary section.

To add funds to your Advance Pay using a bank account

  1. Open the Billing and Cost Management console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payments.

  3. Choose the Advance Pay tab.

  4. Choose Add funds.

  5. Under Amount, enter the fund amount that you want to add.

    The amount must be entered in US dollars.

  6. Under Payment method, choose Choose payment method.

  7. Choose Bank account.

  8. Choose Use this payment method.

  9. Review the payment details, and choose Add funds.

Your bank account will automatically be charged with the fund amount that you entered.

You can download the funding summary document from the Advance pay summary page.