Managing your AWS payment preferences - AWS Billing

Managing your AWS payment preferences

You can use the Payment preferences page of the AWS Billing console to perform the following tasks for all payment types:

In addition, you can use the Payment preferences page of the AWS Billing console to manage your credit cards and direct debit accounts. For more information, see Managing your credit card payment methods and Managing your ACH direct debit payment methods.

View your payment methods

You can use the console to view the payment methods that are associated with your account.

To view payment methods associated with your AWS account

  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 preferences.

Payment methods associated with your AWS account are listed in the Payment method section.

Designate a default payment method

You can use the console to designate a default payment method for your AWS account.

To designate a default payment method

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment preferences.

    Payment methods associated with your AWS account are listed in the Payment method section.

  3. Next to the payment method that you want to use as your default payment method, choose Set as default.

Note

More information or actions might be required, depending on your payment method. Additional actions might include completing your tax registration information or choosing a supported payment currency.

Remove a payment method

You can use the console to remove a payment method from your account.

To remove a payment method from your AWS account

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment preferences.

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

  4. Select a payment method to remove, and choose Delete.

  5. In the Delete payment method dialog box, choose Delete.

Changing the currency to pay your bill

To change the currency that you use to pay your bill, for example, from Danish kroner to South African rand, perform the following procedure.

To change the local currency associated with your account

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

  2. On the navigation bar in the upper-right corner, choose your account name (or alias), and choose Account.

  3. In the navigation pane, choose Payment preferences.

  4. In the Default payment preferences section, choose Edit.

  5. On the Payment currency section, choose the payment currency you want to use.

  6. Choose Save changes.

Adding additional billing contact email addresses

Use additional billing contacts to contact another person about billing related items impacting your AWS accounts. Additional billing contacts will be contacted with the root account contact and alternate billing contact about billing events.

To add additional billing contacts to your account

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

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Payment preferences.

  3. In the Default payment preferences section, choose Edit.

  4. For Billing contact email, enter the additional billing contact emails you want AWS to send billing related emails to.

  5. Choose Save changes.