Quotas and restrictions - Amazon Billing
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Quotas and restrictions

You can use the following tables to find the current quotas, restrictions, and naming constraints within the Amazon Billing and Cost Management console.

Notes
  • To learn more about quotas and restrictions for Amazon Cost Management, see Quotas and restrictions in the Amazon Cost Management User Guide.

  • For more information about other Amazon Web Service quotas, see Amazon service quotas in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

Cost categories

See the following quotas and restrictions for cost categories.

Description Quotas and restrictions
The total number of cost categories for a management account. 50
The number of cost category rules for a cost category (API). 500
The number of cost category rules for a cost category (UI). 100

Cost category names.

  • Names must be unique

  • Case sensitive

Cost category value names. Names don't have to be unique

The type and number of characters allowed in a cost category name and value name.

  • Numbers: 0-9

  • Unicode letters

  • Space, if it's not used at the beginning or end of the name

  • The following symbols: underscore (_) or en dash (-)

The number of split charge rules for a cost category. 10

Purchase orders

See the following quotas and restrictions for purchase orders.

Description Quotas and restrictions
The type of characters that you can use in a purchase order ID.
  • A-Z and a-z

  • Space

  • The following symbols: _.:/=+-%@

The number of characters allowed in a purchase order ID. 100
The number of contacts allowed for a purchase order. 20
The number of tags allowed for a purchase order. 50
The number of line items allowed for a purchase order. 100

Advance Pay

See the following quotas and restrictions for Advance Pay.

Description Quotas and restrictions
User entity Amazon Inc
Currency USD
Fund usage after funds are added to your Advance Pay.
  • Funds can only be used to pay for eligible Amazon charges. Non-eligible charges (for example, Amazon Web Services Marketplace invoices) are charged using the default payment method at the time of Advance Pay registration.

  • Funds can't be withdrawn, refunded, or transferred.

  • Funds can't be converted to other currencies.

If there are unused funds in your Advance Pay.
  • You can't change your seller on record.

  • You can't change your preferred currency.

  • You can't change your default payment method.

Cost allocation tags

Note

Tags that are automatically activated don’t count towards your cost allocation tag quota, such as the awsApplication tag.

See the following quotas and restrictions for cost allocation tags.

Description Quotas and restrictions
The maximum number of active cost allocation tag keys for each payer account. 500
The number of cost allocation tags that can be activated or deactivated for one request, by using the API or the console. 20

Amazon Price List

For the Amazon Price List Query API, see Quotas.

For the Amazon Price List Bulk API, see Quotas.