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How to Open a USA Amazon Account From the UK

Updated February 21, 2017

Amazon.com is a popular online store that sells products from all over the world. These items are shipped to your given address once your electronic payment is received. If you live in the United Kingdom, you are typically sent to the UK Amazon web page, however if you have an American address, it is possible to create a U.S.-based Amazon account.

Open your web browser and navigate to Amazon.com. Do not just type in Amazon or look it up on a search engine as you will be redirected to the Amazon.co.uk site.

Click "Start here" at the top of the page next to "New Customer?"

Type in your e-mail address, then click "No, I am a new customer."

Type in your full name and birthday, fill in a desired password and click "Continue."

Fill in the United States address, then type in your payment information. Select "Submit" and the payment information is received by Amazon. Once set, you can purchase products from the U.S. Amazon website.

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