How to Pay your AbeBooks Fees

You may add or update the payment method that you use to pay your seller fees, or submit a payment, in your Members Menu.

Important: your credit card information is entered through our secure server and is encrypted for security. Please do not submit credit card information by email or any other non-secure method.

Accessing your credit card for fee payments:

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

Adding 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 as it appears on your card
  4. Enter the credit card security verification code found on the back of your card
  5. Click the [Add Card] button to save the information

Deleting your card:

  1. Select [Delete Card] at the bottom of the page
  2. Select [Yes] when asked ‘Do you want to delete this credit card?’
  3. You will receive a ‘Your credit card was removed from your system’ message in green once your request has been processed

Updating your card:

Please note: a saved credit card number cannot be edited. You will need to first delete the existing card then add the new one using the instructions below.

  1. Select the updated expiry date from the drop down menus or update the name as it appears on your card
  2. Select [Save Changes] to submit your update

Replacing your card:

  1. Select [Replace Card] at the bottom of the page
  2. Enter your credit card number (with no spaces) in the space provided
  3. Select the expiry month and year from the drop-down lists
  4. Enter the cardholder name as it appears on your card
  5. Enter the credit card security verification code found on the back of your card
  6. Click the [Add Card] button to save the information

Submitting a one-time payment:

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

Submitting payment using your credit card:

  1. Select [Add a Payment] next to the ‘Current Balance Owing’ or 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 or leave it as the full set amount
  4. Select [Submit Payment]
  5. You will receive a confirmation email once this has processed

Submitting payment through direct debit (SEPA countries only):

AbeBooks offers sellers in SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) countries, who pay their fees in Euros, the ability to pay AbeBooks by 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]

More information on direct debit is available here.

Submitting payment through bank transfer (European sellers only):

If your seller account is on our European Agreement and you wish to pay your 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
BIC: TUBDDEDD
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.