How to Sign Up for an Amazon Prime Account

By Zicheng Ren

Amazon Prime allows you to sign up for a 30-day free trial followed by a yearly charge if you decide to keep the account. You need to have an Amazon account to activate Amazon Prime features such as Instant Video and Music and free two-day shipping. You will have to enter your credit card and billing address information including your name, address and phone number.

Step 1


Go to Amazon and click Your Account on the menu bar to sign in with your Amazon account.

Step 2

Type your registered email address and password.

Log in to your Amazon account by typing your email address in the My e-mail address is: box. Choose the Yes, I have a password button and type your password. Click Sign in using our secure server. You need to choose the No, I am a new customer button to sign up for a new Amazon account if you never had a Amazon account before.

Step 3


Click the Try Prime free for 30 days button on the Amazon homepage to sign up for Amazon Prime.

Step 4

Enter your credit card and billing address information and click

Fill out the form with your credit card and billing address information and click Try Prime free to start using Amazon Prime. You will be charged $99 per year after your 30-day free trial ends. You may cancel the payment any time during the trial if you decide not to use Prime.

Go to your log-in page and check your Amazon Prime information.

Go back to the Amazon home page with your log-in information and note that Your Prime appears on the menu bar. Click Your Prime to begin using your Amazon Prime account benefits.