Managing your AWS payments in CNY - AWS Billing

Managing your AWS payments in CNY

You can make payments using the Chinese yuan currency if you're an AWS Inc. customer.

Using the China bank redirect payment method

If you’re a customer based in China, you can use the China bank redirect payment method to complete payments. To do this, you must have Chinese yuan payments activated and set as your preferred currency. With the China bank redirect method, you can make payments in Chinese yuan for AWS Inc.

Requirements for using China bank redirect payments

To use China bank redirect as your payment method, your account must meet the following requirements:

  • Your account must be an Amazon Web Services, Inc. customer.

  • You must have Chinese yuan payments activated.

  • You must have Chinese yuan set as your preferred currency.

Setting up China bank redirect payments

To use China bank redirect as your payment method, you must activate Chinese yuan payments on the Billing and Cost Management console.

To activate Chinese yuan payments, you must submit information for identity verification. For a personal account, you need your national ID number for verification. For a business account, you must have the following information:

  • Your uniform social credit code or organization code

  • Your business license image

After you gathered the required information, use the following procedure to change your preferred currency to Chinese yuan and to set up China bank redirect payments.

To activate Chinese yuan payments and set up the China bank redirect payment method

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment methods.

  3. In the Pay with Chinese yuan section, choose Get started or Pay in Chinese yuan.

  4. Review the Terms and Conditions for Chinese Yuan Payments. Then, select I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions for Chinese Yuan Payments.

  5. Choose Next.

  6. If you have a personal account:

    • For Full name, enter your full name in Chinese.

    • For Identity card number, enter your national ID number.

    If you have a business account:

    • For Company name, enter the company name in Chinese.

    • For Contact name, enter the contact name in Chinese.

    • For Contact phone number, enter the contact phone number for your company.

    • For Uniform social credit code or organization code, enter your company's code.

    • For Company business license, upload the image of your company’s business license.

    Note

    If applicable to your account, you might be required to add a China UnionPay credit card. For more information, see Use a Chinese yuan credit card.

  7. Choose Next.

  8. Review the identity information that you entered. Then, choose Submit.

It can take up to one business day to verify your identity information. After your identity is successfully verified, your default currency automatically changes to Chinese yuan. Additionally, the China bank redirect payment method is made available to you in the Pay with Chinese yuan section of the Payment Methods console page.

Making payments using China bank redirect

After setting up the payment method, you can use China bank redirect to make payments on your invoices.

To pay invoices using China bank redirect

  1. Open the AWS Billing console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payments.

  3. Select the invoice that you want to pay, and then choose Complete payment.

  4. For Select payment option, choose China bank redirect.

  5. For payments that are more than $50,000, you must confirm that you fulfilled the applicable tax and surcharge withholding obligations. To do so, select I confirm that I fulfilled the Chinese tax and surcharge withholding obligations according to Chinese tax laws and regulations.

  6. Choose Verify and pay.

  7. To proceed with the redirect, choose OK.

After you’re redirected, choose your bank from the dropdown menu and complete your payment on your bank’s website. It can take up to 24 hours for your transaction request to process.

Switching from China bank redirect to Pay by invoice

To change your default payment method to Pay by invoice, follow these steps.

To switch to the Pay by invoice method

  1. Open the AWS Billing console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/billing/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment methods.

  3. In the Pay by invoice section, choose Make default next to the default payment method that you want to use.

  4. In the Change your payment method and currency dialog box, choose Yes, I want to proceed.

After you change your payment method, your preferred currency defaults to US dollars. To change your preferred currency back to Chinese yuan, choose Make default next to the China bank redirect payment method. To change your preferred currency to another supported currency, see Changing the currency to pay your bill.

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 AWS Billing 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 AWS Billing 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 AWS Billing 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.