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Accepted payment methods

Amazon Pay accepts the following payment methods

  • Credit card currently accepted include Visa*, MasterCard, and American Express.
  • Debit card currently accepted include Visa Electron, Delta, and Maestro.
  • Direct debit. If you have a valid bank account within a country that participates in SEPA direct debit, you can pay by direct debit in the currency EUR.

SEPA countries that accept transactions in euros:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

For more information about the SEPA countries, see Single euro payments area (SEPA).


  • In some circumstances, you might be limited to using Visa and Mastercard credit cards. In those cases, the checkout process will make that clear and will let you add one of those payment methods.
  • Note that Amazon Gift Cards** cannot be used as a payment method to place an order using Amazon Pay. Amazon Gift Cards can only be redeemed towards the purchase of eligible products at the relevant Amazon website (,,,, and

* Starting January 19, 2022, we will no longer accept UK-issued Visa credit cards for purchases on Your UK-issued Visa credit card can still sit in your wallet, and you can continue to use it when you check out with Amazon Pay on other sites now and after the above change is implemented. However, we encourage you to add a new debit card (including Visa debit cards) or non-Visa credit card like Mastercard, Amex, or Eurocard to your account.

** Meaning,,, and Gift Cards. For complete terms and conditions, see UK - Gift Card, DE - Geschenkgutscheine, FR - Chèque Cadeau, IT - Buoni Regalo, and ES - Cheque Regalo, respectively.