How to use amazon gift card on amazon payments?

How to use amazon gift card on amazon payments

If you have an Amazon gift card, maybe a physical or e-gift card? Actually, you can directly use it on the Amazon Payment method by using the Payment method name called Gift Cards, Vouchers & Promotional Codes.

Along with this, you can redeem the Amazon gift card for cash. Then use this Gift card balance to do any purchase on the Amazon app or website.

In this article, we are going to learn How to use an Amazon gift card for amazon payments?

    How to use an Amazon gift card on amazon payments?

    We can use an Amazon gift card directly on Amazon payments. But, if you want an alternative method. You can convert your Gift card money to Amazon Balance & then use that money while checkout.

    For that, we'll need to redeem it first, then you can use this Amazon gift card balance during checkout. We'll see this later. 

    How to use an Amazon gift card on Payment methods at checkout?

    By default, Amazon provides Pay with a Gift card option. You can pay directly through a Gift card.

    1. Add your item to the cart and proceed to pay.
    2. Then, you'll find the 'Gift Cards, Vouchers & Promotional Codes' payment method.
    3. Add your Gift card redeem code here and select Apply

    Now, the Amazon system will deduct the Item's amount from your Gift card balance. This is how you can buy with an Amazon gift card directly.

    Also read: How to send Starbucks gift card via Text Message(Android/iOS)?

    How to redeem an amazon gift card(on a mobile app)?

    If you are not able to pay using your Amazon balance or you didn't find the Pay with Gift card option, then you can use this method.

    1. Open your Amazon app and select the Account tab(Human icon - as shown in the screenshot).

    2. Now select the Your Account option from the Account menu.

    3. Scroll down and choose Add Gift Card to your balance option. If you are from the United States, then select the Manage gift card balance option under Payments.

    4. Now, enter your 15-digit Gift card number in the given box.

    How to redeem an amazon gift card(on a website)?

    1. Open your Amazon website and select the Account option.

    2. Now select the Your Account option from the Account menu.

    Amazon account menu

    3. After that, select the Your Payments option.

    4. Select the Amazon Gift card option and then tap Redeem a gift card button as shown in the picture.

    Amazon gift card on Amazon website

    5. Now put in your Redeem code and hit Apply to your balance button.

    Later you can use this Balance at the time of Payment.

    Read also: How to take a gift card off from an amazon account?


    Where is the claim code on an Amazon gift card?

    As we said earlier, Amazon gift card has 2 types - Physical & electronic Gift card which is received through Email.

    If you have Email based Gift card, then you have to search for that Email which will include a Claim code that you can Redeem through the 'Redeem a gift card' section or the Amazon Payment method.

    For Physical Gift cards, you can see beside the physical Amazon gift card.

    Where can I use an Amazon gift card besides amazon?

    According to the official statement from Amazon, you can use Amazon gift cards only on the Amazon app(Android/iOS platform) and the Official Amazon website.

    Apart from Amazon, you can't use it anywhere. It is not like other Gift cards, which can be used on multiple platforms.

    Can you transfer the Amazon balance to Amazon Pay?

    Unfortunately, you can't do that. But you can use Amazon's balance while paying through Amazon Pay.

    And if you want to transfer your Amazon gift card balance to Amazon Pay, then refer to this article on Convert Amazon gift card balance to Visa, Cash, Bank, or PayPal (With pictures)?


    From the above article, we have concluded that you can't directly use an Amazon gift card for Amazon payments while purchasing any goods.

    First of all, you'll need to convert that Gift card to your Amazon pay balance, then it will be usable during the Payments checkout.

    If you face any issues while converting or redeeming the Amazon gift card, feel free to contact us through the Comment section.

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