• Duplicate Account Closure Request

Duplicate Account Closure Request

How to close your account

You can close your Amazon Associates account yourself by following these steps:

  1. Make Sure you are logged in as a ‘Primary user'
  2. Hover over your e-mail address at the top of the page and click on 'Account Settings’
  3. Click ‘Close Your Account’ in the Account Information section
  4. Once you've read the messaging, click "Close your account now"

Please note: You will need to complete the necessary Tax Interview in order to receive final payment of your earnings. You can fill the Tax Interview out by following the steps below:

  1. Log in to Amazon Associates https://affiliate-program.amazon.com
  2. Hover over your email address and click on Account Settings.
  3. Scroll down to Payment and Tax Information.
  4. Your Current Tax Status will be displayed.
  5. Click on View/Provide Tax Information to review or update specific tax information.

Why is my account closed?

Accounts can be closed due to a number of reasons. For accounts opened before July 2015, the most common reason for closure is failure to complete the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) declaration before the deadline of October 26, 2015.

What is COPPA? (http://www.coppa.org/coppa.htm) In 2015, we had to verify that all of our Associates were in compliance with this federal law. If the declaration wasn’t completed by October 26, 2015, then the account was closed.

While we cannot re-open a closed account, you'll need to re-apply for a new account in order to participate in the Associates Program.

You can re-apply at the following link:


After you follow this link, please click on “Join now for free” and it will take you through the application process.

If you still have questions or concerns about a closed account, please contact our Customer Service team here:


Updating Sign-in Email Address

For security reasons, we ask all customers to change their e-mail addresses directly on our website, to ensure that the person requesting the change knows the password for the existing customer account. We appreciate your patience with our security measures.

To change your primary e-mail address on your Associates account, you'll need to change the e-mail address on your Amazon.com retail account. Since the two accounts are mapped together, changing the retail e-mail address will automatically change the e-mail address associated with your Associates account as well.

Please update your e-mail address online by visiting Your Account (http://www.amazon.com/your-account), and clicking "Change Account Settings" in the Settings section.

Once you see the confirmation screen, you can begin using the new e-mail address to access Associates Central.

Updating Payee Address

If you have moved or have an incorrect address set as your Payee Address, please update this information to ensure you are paid correctly. Please visit the following link to update your Payee Address:


Please note: Any address changes made after the 1st of any month take effect on the following payment cycle. Example: If you update your address on May 4th, the change would take effect on the June payment cycle.

Changing Payment Type

To change your payment method, please visit the following link:


Notice: All payments are issued in U.S. Dollars. The minimum payment threshold is $100.00 for check, but only $10.00 for gift card. For U.S. based associates, the minimum payment threshold for Direct Deposit is $10.00. For more information please visit Changing Payment Type.

Updating Tax Information

Log in to Amazon Associates: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com

  1. Click on your email in the upper right hand corner.
  2. Click “Account Settings”.
  3. Scroll down to View/Provide Tax Information.
  4. Your Current Tax Status will be displayed.

You will be asked to complete the interview or click on Change your Tax Information to review or update specific tax information.

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