Amazon Lending

Convenient financing options to meet your business goals

Amazon Lending provides business financing to help eligible U.S. small and medium-sized businesses reach their goals. Apply to this invite-only program in minutes, with no lengthy paperwork or long wait times.1
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Help grow your business with competitive financing

Choose a loan term that suits your needs, up to a pre-qualified amount. Use those funds on anything related to your business, including growing inventory, expanding marketing efforts, or securing new equipment.
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“As a small business, I have to wait for a portion of my inventory to sell before I can get more. Amazon Lending helps me reduce that time and order more, earlier so I don’t run out of stock.”

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Your goals financed with Amazon Lending

Amazon Lending is here to help your business succeed by letting you free up cashflow and invest in the areas of your business that make sense. Join thousands of Amazon sellers who have already taken advantage of Amazon financing solutions to help grow their business.
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"We weren't able to just walk into the bank and get a loan. That was our first loan. It came in our bank account in a few hours. It was incredible.” 2
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Tara Darnley
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Quick access to funds
Applying for a small business loan takes minutes. Depending on the type of loan you choose, we don’t run any credit checks so applying for a business loan does not impact your credit score.
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Calculate how much you want to finance and what repayments could look like with our loan calculator in the application form, and see the total cost of borrowing before you submit.
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Choose financing that's right for your business
Whether it's increasing inventory, investing in product development, or something else, Amazon Lending provides financing options designed to meet your business goals.

Available products

We are constantly expanding to build a portfolio of financing tools for all your business needs, including partnering with third-parties to provide a variety of products to support sellers. Check my eligibility.

To find more information about financing for small and medium-sized businesses, visit the US Small Business Administration's (SBA) plan your business and grow your business pages.

Product Description

Best for

Product Interest Rate

Product Provider(s)

Term Loan
A non-revolving, lump-sum funding with a specified payback period. Equal monthly principal and interest repayment amount is required.
Sellers planning long-term and growing continuously.
Amazon Lending: offering convenient application process directly through Seller Central with no lengthy paperwork.

Lendistry (Amazon Community Lending): The Amazon Community Lending program is a partnership between Amazon and Lendistry, an established minority-led Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), which serves urban and rural small businesses in socially and economically distressed communities.
Business Line of Credit (LoC)
A flexible financing option that provides sellers with access to funding up to an assigned credit limit. Sellers may request funds as needed (subject to credit approval), enabling them to build inventory, fund operations, and quickly take advantage of business opportunities.
Sellers looking to meet ongoing operating expenses or create an emergency fund.
Interest accrues at a fixed rate on the drawn balance, so sellers only pay interest on the funds they are using. This fixed rate is locked in for the life of the line of credit agreement.
SellersFi is a global financial technology company that empowers e-commerce merchants looking to grow. They offer strategic solutions that make scaling easier and faster. SellersFi offers affordable and flexible funding options as part of its collaboration with Amazon Lending.
Merchant Cash Advance (MCA)
A non-revolving sum of funding with flexible payment, no personal collateral required and no late fees. With flexible payment, no personal collateral required and no late fees, a merchant cash advance provides sellers funding to help run and grow their business. Unlike interest-bearing loans, the advance ties payment to a portion of a seller’s future sales for a fixed capital fee, there are no additional fees or interest charged.
Growing sellers looking for the flexibility to pay back more or less depending on sales each month.
There is no interest on a merchant cash advance. Sellers pay a fixed capital fee.
Parafin is a business financing provider that was founded with the mission to grow small businesses. Started by a dedicated group of data scientists and engineers who watched small businesses get left behind during the pandemic, their focus is providing small businesses with fast, easy access to capital. Parafin offers a merchant cash advance to sellers on the online store.
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Getting started

We make financing easy so you can focus on more important things, like growing your business.

Step 2

If you see the option card on your Seller Central homepage, your business is eligible to apply for financing.

Step 3

Choose the financing option that works best for your business, up to the full amount your business is eligible to apply for.

Step 4

Complete your business’s online application to secure funds.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to the frequently asked questions about Amazon Lending
What are the different business financing products available through Amazon?
Amazon Lending and third-party financing provide a range of financial solutions to give sellers maximum flexibility. Financial solutions vary based on the region. In the U.S., term loans, lines of credit, and merchant cash advances are available to eligible, U.S.-based businesses. At any given time, your business may be eligible to apply for one or more financing options from Amazon Lending and/or from Amazon’s select financial partners.
How long does it take to process an application?
For loans issued by Amazon Lending, once an application is submitted, we average five business days to review and provide a loan decision. As part of our application due diligence process, we may require additional documentation or information to approve your business’s loan. Additional processing time may be required to complete this review. For financing issued by third-party financing providers, decision time may vary. To learn more about the application process with a third-party financing provider, visit our Seller Central Help page (login required).
How is Amazon supporting small and medium-sized businesses selling on the online store?
In 2020, Amazon invested more than $18 billion in the success of its third-party selling partners, including tools, services, programs, infrastructure, and people. Learn more about how Amazon invests in the success of entrepreneurs, artisans, and small businesses.
I have another question about Amazon Lending and third-party financing partners.
Visit the Amazon Lending Help page and the third-party financing providers Help page in Seller Central to learn more about our programs (login required).
Where can I find more information about financing for small and medium-sized businesses?
Visit the US Small Business Administration's (SBA) plan your business and grow your business pages.

Finance your business needs with Amazon Lending

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1 As part of our application due diligence process, we may require additional documentation or information to approve your business’s loan. Additional processing time may be required to complete this review.
2 The time required for funds to be deposited in your account may vary, depending on the receiving bank and its processing times.
* $39.99/month + selling fees