Amazon on Monday announced the launch of the Amazon Payments Partner Program, a new global program designed to help e-commerce platform providers and developers extend the trust and familiarity of Amazon Payments to their merchant customers.
The Amazon Payments Partner Program offers unique tools and services to help partners grow their merchant business by offering easy integration with Amazon Payments.
The program includes solution pre-integration and best practices to help ensure that merchants receive the most effective solutions. Merchants will be eligible to receive exclusive benefits and services from the program such as knowledge-sharing and white glove integration services.
The program is free to participate in but is currently only available by invitation in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom and Japan.
“The Amazon Payments Partner Program provides Partners with the tools and resources needed to extend the trust and convenience of the Amazon experience to their merchant customers,” Vice President Amazon Payments, Patrick Gauthier said in a statement released to the press. “We are working together across geographies and industries to help merchants grow and create experiences that delight customers throughout the shopping journey.”
The program includes Premier Partner, Certified Partner, and Certified Developer levels, with distinct certified categories for e-commerce platform providers and developers. As members of the Amazon Payments Partner Program, partners are eligible to receive account management, planning support, technical resources and training, Partner directory listing, Partner designation with exclusive logos, and certain Partners may also be eligible for co-marketing activities.