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Welcome to the Amazon Payment Services API documentation. By reading the API documentation you will learn how simple it is to start accepting payments safely and securely with Amazon Payment Services. You will also learn how you can customize Amazon Payment Services for your unique requirements, and how you can monitor transactions in real time.

Getting started

Read our getting started guide in this documentation for everything you need to know about setting up an account with Amazon Payment Services, including signing up and how you can test payment processing before going live.

We also provide a comprehensive outline of the capabilities of Amazon Payment Services, explain the goals of the API documentation, and provide a complete and easy to reference index to the documentation.

View the getting started section here.

Quick reference

We know that payment processing is critical to your business. Throughout this documentation we aim to answer your questions around payment processing capabilities and business logic.

👉 Do you have a business-critical question? View our quick reference links below for key insights covering payment acceptance, integration, and reporting.

Discover the wide range of payment methods we support. From global card networks, right through to local payment methods and digital wallets.
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Easily integrate payment processing into your website. Choose a quick, low-code solution or opt for maximum customization.
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Attract mobile shoppers with native in-app payments. Or adapt your website for mobile-friendly checkout. Consider our SDKs for rapid go-live.
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Expand your market by accommodating local preferences. Offer live currency exchange and interact in your customer’s preferred language.
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Understand how security works and how we protect your merchant account against fraud. Read up on key topics including 3D Secure and PCI compliance.
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Keep right up to date with your merchant account thanks to live, customizable dashboards. Configure notifications. Generate reports for later analysis.
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Developer tools

Amazon Payment Services is incredibly customizable. We give developers the critical tools that they need to accomplish tasks anywhere along the payment workflow.

👉 Developers should consult our API reference for detailed integration instructions, but we aim to answer the most important questions in the following quick reference section.

See how we use Safe service to give your customers a better experience, and to reduce the need for you to handle sensitive financial data.
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Our flexible APIs allow you to code customized payment workflows that meet your unique web or mobile use case requirements.
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Need to go live quickly? Review our Android and iOS SDKs for mobile apps. We also offer convenient plug-ins for popular online shopping carts.
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Deliver secure payment processing yet maintain the customer experience. See how you can use our flexible 3D Secure API for custom requirements.
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See how PCI compliant merchants can connect directly to our payment processing infrastructure thanks to our Trusted Channel.
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Tap our reporting API to mine the payment processing data your business requires for decision making customer insights.
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Additional resources

We’re always here to support developers in accomplishing their payment processing goals. Our API reference delivers comprehensive insights and developers are welcome to join our developer community for broader support. Don’t forget, we are available for technical support whenever you need it.

While the API documentation delivers important insights, developers should still consult our API reference for full details on commands, parameters, and code samples.
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Ask key questions, learn best practice, and observe unique payment processing approaches in action. Our developer community is there to support you.
Do you have a specific question, or need rapid resolution of a critical problem? Get in touch right away. We’re also here for advice whenever you need it.
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