How to Pay your AbeBooks Fees

If you need to make any changes to the payment method that we use to charge you for your monthly subscription fees, or submit a one-time payment, you can do so by using a link on the Members Menu.

Credit card and banking information provided through your account is encrypted and stored on our secure server. Please do not submit credit card information by email or any other non-secure method.

To View Your Credit Card Information:

  1. From your Members Menu, select [My Credit Card (for fee payments only)] from the My Payments section of the Menu.

To update the Card Information:

  1. Enter your password if prompted and click [Continue].
  2. Type your credit card information in the appropriate text boxes and select the expiry date from the drop-down lists. (Note: The credit card number cannot be edited. If you need to enter a new card, you will need to first delete the existing card then add the new one. See below.) Note: The credit card Security Verification Code is a required field and must be entered in order for any updates to be saved successfully.
  3. Select the [Add Card] button.

To Remove the Card:

  1. Select [Remove This Card]
  2. Verify that you would like to remove this card by again selecting [Remove This Card]

Once the card is removed, you will be able to enter your new card information.

To Add a New Card:

  1. Enter your credit card number (with no spaces) in the space provided.
  2. Select the expiry month and year from the drop-down lists.
  3. Enter the Cardholder name.
  4. Enter the credit card Security Verification Code – this is a required field.
  5. Click the [Add Card] button to save the information.

To Make A One-Time Payment:

Follow the instructions below if you have an outstanding balance owing on your account and would like to submit a one-time payment to bring your account up to date.

To Pay Via Credit Card:

  1. Return to the Members Menu by clicking [My Account]
  2. Select [Add a One-Time Payment to My Account] from the My Payments section of the Members Menu.
  3. Enter the amount you wish to pay.
  4. Select [Submit Payment]

To Pay Via Bank Transfer (European Sellers Only):

If your seller account is on our European Agreement and you wish to pay seller fees via bank transfer, please quote your invoice number and your client ID as a reference and pay to our account:

For sellers within the UK:

Abebooks Europe GmbH
HSBC Bank PLC, Poultry & Princes Branch
Account No.: 32219298
Sort Code: 400530

For all other European Union sellers:

HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt
IBAN: DE75 3003 0880 0010 2670 05

If you are unsure which Agreement applies to you, select [View Seller Agreement] in the My Personal Information section of your Members Menu.

To Pay Via Direct Debit (Germany Sellers Only):

If you are located in Germany and wish to pay seller fees through AbeBooks Direct Debit:

  1. Return to the Members Menu by clicking [My Account].
  2. Select [My Banking Information] from the My Payments section of the Members Menu.
  3. In the ‘Bookseller Direct Debit Bank Account Information’ section, check the box [Use Deposit Bank Account Information] or add a new bank account.
  4. Check the box [You must give us permission to use this account before adding it].
  5. Confirm your AbeBooks password.
  6. Click the [Add/Update Direct Debit Bank Account Information]


Your credit card information is entered through our secure server and is encrypted for security.