Amazon Pay

If you have an ecommerce and you really want to make your online store grow in terms of sales, increase the number of new users visiting the page and be able to take your company internationally through different channels, you should consider Amazon Pay to boost your business

Amazon Pay is a payment system for e-commerce, which will help to perfect the buying process of your customers, making the payment process quick and easy to perform in a few steps, also ensures full security for users

What is Amazon Pay?

Amazon Pay Features

High technology in fraud prevention

Amazon Pay has advanced technology to protect your company from fraudulent transactions and fake user profiles that can generate money loss. In addition, this platform has a strict payment protection policy

Increase the chances of successful sales

With Amazon Pay the online payment process is flexible, so that users can make any purchase without having to leave the website, something very beneficial for the customer

In addition, with this system it is possible to use your Amazon account without having to create numerous new accounts and the most important thing is that it does not require entering credit card information

Encourage voice shopping

Amazon Pay for Alexa is the newest thing in e-commerce, it interacts with users by voice thanks to the numerous added functionalities that you can employ on your assistant. With this innovation, users can make purchases using their Alexa devices

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Other features

  • Integrated with all major e-commerce platforms
  • Recurring billing
  • Compatible with all mobile devices
  • Wide variety of payment options
  • API access at no additional cost


Amazon Pay integrates with any ecommerce page using it's own API via PHP, .NET, Java and Node.js. Premium partners include BigCommerce, Magento and Zuora.


Amazon Pay charges transaction-based fees, which include processing and authorization components. The transaction fee consists of a domestic processing fee and an authorization fee, both subject to applicable taxes, and is incurred when a purchase is successfully authorized and processed.

Read carefully, because pricing is a little bit complicated, if you ask me.

Amazon Pay for Web & Mobile Solution pricing

  • Transaction amount: $10.00
  • Domestic processing fee: 2.9% ($0.29)
  • Authorization fee: $0.30
  • Total Transaction fee: $0.59

Amazon Pay for Alexa (Real-World Goods and Services) pricing

  • Transaction amount: $10.00
  • Domestic processing fee: 4% ($0.40)
  • Authorization fee: $0.30
  • Total Transaction fee: $0.70

Amazon Pay Authorization Fee

The $0.30 authorization fee is included in the total transaction fee and is collected when the transaction is successfully processed or when a successful authorization that has not been captured is closed or expires.

Amazon Pay Cross-Border Processing Fee

When you receive payment from a payment method issued outside of the U.S., Amazon Pay will collect a cross-border processing fee, in addition to the authorization fee and applicable taxes. The cross-border processing fee is only charged when the transaction is captured.

Web & Mobile Solution

  • Transaction amount: $10.00
  • Cross-border processing fee: 3.9% ($0.39)
  • Authorization fee: $0.30
  • Total Transaction fee: $0.69

Alexa (Real-World Goods and Services)

  • Transaction amount: $10.00
  • Cross-border processing fee: 5% ($0.50)
  • Authorization fee: $0.30
  • Total Transaction fee: $0.80

Disputed Chargeback Fee

If you request to dispute a chargeback claim not covered under the Payment Protection Policy, a fee of $20.00, plus applicable taxes, will be assessed. For more information about chargebacks, refer to the section on Handling chargebacks.

Refunds of Transaction Fees

In the event of a refund, the following transaction fees are eligible for reimbursement:

  • The domestic processing fee (e.g., the 2.9% fee)
  • The cross-border processing fee (e.g., the 3.9% fee)

Amazon Pay reviews

Amazon Pay is a totally secure payment method that is as easy to use and understand as any other payment application you could get

The strong point of this server is the security and confidence that it transmits to users not only because of its effective anti-fraud technology but also because it is one of the largest companies in the world, so you should not be worried about a possible security breach to your company

Using this server is as simple as following two simple steps, you will only have to log in using your Amazon account and then choose the payment and shipping method guaranteeing thousands of successful purchases. Once registered, you can directly make your purchases using the credentials already registered in your Amazon account


  • Easy to use
  • Easy to integrate with your website
  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • Checkout in seconds


  • Poor customer service
  • Expensive international fees

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About the author

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Jordi Ordonez
Amazon and ecommerce Consultant at JordiobDotCom | Website

I work as an independent eCommerce and Amazon consultant.

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