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Use Amazon Cash to conveniently shop on without a debit or credit card

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What is Amazon Cash?

You can visit participating store locations to add a Gift Card Balance to your Amazon Account. Present your barcode or phone number to a cashier. (If the store has a kiosk or ATM, you can use it instead to enter your phone number.)

Add between $5 - $500.


Why should you use Amazon Cash?

It’s convenient

Shop on Amazon without a debit or credit card. Amazon Cash is available at thousands of participating stores.

It's interest-free

We don’t charge any fees or interest.

It’s good for budgeting

Keep track of what you spend by loading a set amount into your Amazon Account.

It’s secure

Amazon Cash uses a unique personal barcode or your verified phone number to add Amazon Gift Cards to your Amazon Account.

How it works

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Step 1

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Step 2

Get your barcode or verify your phone number with Amazon. You’ll use one of these when you visit a store.

A physical store that supports Amazon Cash.

Step 3

Visit a participating store. Bring money along with your barcode or phone number.

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Step 4

Ask the cashier for Amazon Cash. Give them your barcode or phone number. (Optional: If available, you can add cash at a kiosk or ATM, using your phone number.)

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Step 5

Add between $5 – $500. Your Amazon Account will reflect the amount immediately.

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Step 6

Shop on with your new loaded balance.

Ready to get started?

A few tips for using Amazon Cash


Tip 1: To use a phone number with Amazon Cash, you must add it to your Amazon account. If it’s already added, you must confirm and verify it. Get started.


Tip 2: Printing your barcode or saving it to your smartphone might make it easier to retrieve during store visits. Learn how.

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Tip 3: Some stores support both barcodes and phone numbers, while some don’t. When you search for a store, you can filter whether the store supports barcodes, phone numbers, or both.

Tip 4: Each Amazon Cash transaction adds an Gift Card to your Amazon Account in seconds. View Terms and Conditions.

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Helpful Pages

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Terms and Conditions

Read all the terms and conditions for using Amazon Cash.

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Find answers to common questions

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Download or print your Amazon Cash barcode.

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Amazon Balance

Review how much is in your balance.