You can give and receive Fire & Kindle devices and Kindle books as gifts.
You can purchase Fire & Kindle devices on Amazon to give as gifts.
Most Kindle books available in the Kindle Store can be given as a gift to anyone with an e-mail address.
Before you purchase a Kindle book as a gift, make sure that the e-mail address is valid and that the recipient's Fire tablet, Kindle device, or Kindle reading app is registered to it.
Note: In order to gift a Kindle book title, you will need a valid 1-Click payment method for your account. You can set this up by going to Manage Your Content and Devices, selecting the Settings tab, and then clicking Edit Payment Method below Digital Payment Settings.
Recipients can read a Kindle book gift on any compatible, registered Fire tablet, Kindle device, or Kindle reading app. You do not need a Fire or Kindle device to send or receive Kindle books as gifts.
To purchase a Kindle book as a gift:
Note: Free books, books on pre-order, and subscriptions cannot be gifted at this time.
You can redeliver a Kindle gift book you've purchased by going to Your Digital Orders in Your Account. From the Order Summary page, click the Resend E-mail button.
When you receive a Kindle book as a gift, you can redeem it immediately and download it to your Fire tablet, Kindle device, or Kindle reading app.
To redeem a Kindle book gift:
If you do not have a Fire tablet, Kindle device, or Kindle reading app registered to your account, you can download a free Kindle reading app after you accept your gift. See https://www.amazon.com/kindleapps.
Note: If you do not live in the same country as the person who gave you the Kindle book gift, the book may not be available to you due to copyright restrictions. In these cases, you will be given the option to request an exchange for an Amazon gift card on your account during the redemption process.
You can return a Fire or Kindle device you received as a gift from the Online Returns Center.
After the return is processed, you'll receive an Amazon gift card in the amount of the returned device.
If you already own the Kindle book you received, would prefer to have something else, or aren't eligible to receive the gifted book, you can exchange the Kindle book gift for an Amazon gift card, as long as you have not already redeemed the gift.
If you exchange your Kindle book gift, we will provide you with an Amazon gift card, redeemable on millions of other items on Amazon, including other Kindle books.
You can request an exchange for a gift card on your Amazon account during the redemption process.Related Help Topics
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