Amazon uses electronic transfers to pay your sales proceeds to you. Before you can receive payments, your seller account must specify a bank account for us to deposit money into. We cannot transfer funds to a credit card or online payment system such as PayPal.
You will need the 4-digit bank code and 3-digit branch code to enter account information for a Japanese bank. Contact your bank if you don't know these codes. If your bank or branch has been merged with another bank or branch, be sure to enter the most updated information to your seller account.
If your account number is less than 7 digits, add 0 (zero) at the beginning to make it 7 in total. ex. 9876 → 0009876
Up to 16 characters can be entered into the Account Holder Name field, using one of the followings:
Requirements for entry to Account Holder Name:
The number of characters you enter in the Account Holder Name must be less than 17 or the sales proceedings will not be transferred to your account successfully. You may need to use an alias name if your name consists of more 17 characters or more. Please contact your bank for more details.
You can use abbreviations to shorten your bank account holder name. For example, "ｶ)" is an abbreviation for the "ｶﾌﾞｼｷｶﾞｲｼｬ" ("Inc."). See more samples and rules of abbreviations.
Whenever you add or change your bank account information, a three-day security hold goes into effect. Fund transfers cannot be initiated until the hold expires. Only the primary account owner can make changes related to payment information.
To add new bank account information to your seller account: