Your payment might be on the way! It can take
up to five business days for money to appear in your bank account after Amazon initiates
a deposit. Confirm the payment date of any statement period in the Statement View in
your Payments Report.
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:
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.
Bank account or credit card
information is missing or invalid. Bank account information is required and
credit card information may be required for Amazon to initiate a
Note: Whenever you add or update your bank account information, a
mandatory three-day security hold takes effect before we can initiate a funds
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.