FAQ: Amazon Pay multi-currency capabilities
Dig into the details of multi-currency to start expanding your business internationally.
Published as part of our best blog posts of 2019, originally posted 06/03/19
Amazon Pay multi-currency capabilities make it easy for merchants to expand into new geographies while allowing shoppers to buy the products they love in their preferred currency. You can learn more about the benefits of reaching across borders in our initial overview of multi-currency. Below is a list of common questions about Amazon Pay’s multi-currency functionality.
How does it work?
- On your site, you list prices for items in multiple currencies.
- Your customers shop on your site, and they check out with their preferred currency.
- You pass the currency and the amount to Amazon Pay.
- Amazon Payments charges your customer the exact amount in the currency they chose during checkout.
- Amazon Payments converts the amount into the currency associated with your account (your ledger currency) before crediting the amount to your account balance.
What are the requirements to integrate multi-currency?
On your site you list prices for items in multiple currencies and pass the currency and the amount to Amazon Pay.
Which currencies are supported by Amazon Pay?
- Australian Dollar (AUD)
- British Pound (GBP)
- Danish Krone (DKK)
- Euro (EUR)
- Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
- Japanese Yen (JPY)
- New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
- Norwegian Krone (NOK)
- South African Rand (ZAR)
- Swedish Krone (SEK)
- Swiss Franc (CHF)
- United States Dollar (USD)
Which plug-ins support the Amazon Pay multi-currency capabilities?
You can learn more about available plug-ins here.
Which fees will apply when adding multi-currency?
You can learn about the cross-border fees here.
I have already launched Amazon Pay. How do I set up multi-currency?
After updating the plug-in on your ecommerce platform, choose the multi-currency option in your Amazon Pay Plugin or use our integration guide for custom integration.
Visit our help page to learn more.