Managing your credit card payment methods - AWS Billing and Cost Management

Managing your credit card payment methods

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

Add a credit card

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

To add a credit card to your AWS account

  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 Payment methods.

  3. Choose Add a card.

  4. Enter the credit card information, and then choose Continue.

  5. Enter your card billing address.

  6. Choose Continue.

Update your credit card

You can update the name, address, or phone number that is associated with your credit card.

To update your credit card

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment methods.

  3. Next to the credit card that you want to edit, choose Edit.

  4. Update the information that you want to change.

  5. At the bottom on the page, choose Update.

Confirm credit card information

To make a payment, you must have a valid, unexpired credit card on file.

To confirm that your credit card is up to date

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

  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.

Use a Chinese yuan credit card

If you have an account with AWS Inc., are charged in USD, and are based in China, you can use the following sections to add a Chinese yuan (CNY) credit card to your account.

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

Set up a Chinese yuan credit card

To change your preferred currency to CNY and add a credit card, you must have the following information:

  • National ID number

  • Business license number (if applicable)

  • Business license image (if applicable)

After you have the required information, you can use the following procedure to change your preferred currency and add your first Chinese credit card.

To add your first Chinese credit card

  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 Payment methods.

  3. Choose Pay with Chinese yuan.

  4. In the Setting up Chinese yuan payment dialog box, read the Terms and Conditions for Chinese yuan payments, select I've already read and agree to the above terms and conditions, and choose Next.

  5. For Verify customer identity, provide the following information:

    • National ID name

    • Contact number

    • (Business only) Company Name

    • National ID number

    • (Business only) Business License number

    • (Business only) Business License image

    After you have provided the required information, choose Next.

  6. For Add a China Union Pay credit card, for the credit card fields, enter the information about the card and bank.

  7. Choose Get Code, enter the provided code, and choose Next.

  8. Review your information, select I have confirmed that the provided information is accurate and valid, and choose Submit.

It can take up to one business day to verify your customer information. AWS emails you after your information is fully verified.

Switch from a Chinese yuan credit card to an international credit card

To switch from a Chinese yuan credit card to an international credit card, you must change your preferred currency. You can use the following procedure to change your default payment method and preferred currency at the same time.

To change your default payment methods and currency

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment methods.

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

  4. In the dialog box, for Select payment currency, choose the currency that you want to use. Then choose Yes, I want to proceed.

Add a new Chinese yuan credit card

Use the following procedure to add other Chinese yuan credit cards.

To add another Chinese credit card

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment methods.

  3. Choose Add a Chinese yuan credit card.

  4. For the credit card boxes, enter the information about the card and bank.

  5. Choose Get Code, enter the provided code, and choose Continue.