Your payment might be on the way! It can take up to two
business days for money to appear in your bank account after Amazon Payments initiates a
transfer. Confirm the payment date of any statement period in the Statement View in your
Keeping your seller account up-to-date and in good standing are the best ways to ensure
that you receive payments promptly. Here are common reasons for payment delays:
Funds are unavailable for payment because they are in
reserve to ensure you have enough money to fulfill any returns, chargebacks, or
A-to-z Guarantee claims. This is a normal part of selling on Amazon.
account or credit card information is missing or invalid. Both are
required for Amazon to initiate a payment, so ensure both are up-to-date in your
Note: Whenever you
add or update your bank account information, a mandatory three-day security hold
takes effect before we can initiate a funds transfer.
The account had a negative or zero balance at the time of payment. This could happen because
of selling fees or product refunds. We might charge your credit card to cover the
selling fees in this situation.
Shipment for an order was not confirmed.
Less common reasons for payment delays can include actions
that we take in response to issues related to your account. In this case, you will find
messages from Amazon with additional details in Performance notifications.