How it works
1. Tell us about your Kindle
Answer a few questions about its condition to receive a trade-in quote. Even non-working devices are eligible.
2. Ship it for free
Print a shipping label and send in your Kindle for free—we'll verify its condition within 7 days.
3. Get paid and buy a new Kindle*
Once your device is accepted, an Amazon Gift Card equal to the appraised value of your Kindle and a 25% off credit toward a new Kindle will be automatically applied to your account.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Amazon Trade-In program?
The Amazon Trade-In program allows customers to receive an Amazon Gift Card in exchange for hundreds of thousands of eligible items including video games, Kindle E-readers, books, and more. The process is easy and convenient with an immediate offer and free shipping.
How long will it take to receive payment once I trade in my item?
Depending on your location, trade-in items may take up to 10 business days to arrive before they are processed. The packages you sent can be tracked anytime in Your Trade-In Account.
Once your item is received and appraised, you'll receive an e-mail notification within 2 business days informing you whether your items were accepted or rejected. You can find the status of your trade-in anytime in Your Trade-In Account. Once your trade-in value has been paid, you'll see the amount when viewing your gift card balance.
Instant Payment may be offered on eligible trade-ins. If your submission is eligible for and you choose to participate in Instant Payment for your trade-in items, you will receive Amazon.com Gift Card(s) in the amount of the trade-in value at the time you initiate a trade-in.
What condition does my Kindle need to be in?
In general, any Kindle you wish to trade in must match the exact version displayed in the Trade-In search results or on the product page on Amazon.com. You can find the full condition description by visiting the Electronics Condition Criteria.
Are there any shipping or other fees?
There are no shipping or other fees. When submitting a trade-in, customers will print a free pre-paid shipping label for sending in all items. If a trade-in item is not accepted and is returned, there is no cost for return shipping.
How long do I have to ship my Kindle?
Please make sure to ship your trade-in by the date specified on the shipping label.
What do I do if I lost my shipping label?
You can print a shipping label from either your confirmation e-mail or by going to Your Trade-In Account and clicking the Re-Print Shipping Label button on the trade-in order.
If you have multiple packages or other shipping questions, visit Ship Your Trade-In.
Can I trade in an item that isn't listed in the Trade-In Store?
If your item is not listed in the Trade-In Store, then we currently do not have an offer for it. However the Trade-In program is constantly updated with new items, so check back regularly.
Where can I find the status of my trade-in?
The most recent status of your trade-in is available online anytime in Your Trade-In Account.
Can I trade-in my Kindle in person?
We accept Kindle devices for trade-in at select Amazon Books locations: 34th Street, Manhattan and Shops at Columbus Circle. Our associates will review your Kindle device and provide a trade-in offer based on the model and condition. Even non-working Kindle devices are eligible.
Can I get my trade-in back if I change my mind?
No, once our team has started processing your trade-in and the transaction is final, the trade-in device is unable to be returned.
*Limited Time Promotion Terms and Conditions
- This is a limited time promotion. Amazon reserves the right to modify or cancel this offer at any time.
- Qualifying trade-ins must be completed on Amazon.com by 8:59 am (Pacific Time) September 27th, 2019 and sent to us within 14 days from trade-in submission.
- Trade-in eligible Kindle devices will be reviewed in accordance with the Amazon Trade-In Program Terms & Conditions and any applicable Electronics Condition Criteria. You will be eligible for an Amazon.com Gift Card and the discount towards a new qualifying Kindle only if your trade-in item is accepted.
- The discount can be used only toward the purchase of a new Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis, or Kindle for Kids Bundle (each, a “qualifying Kindle”) that is shipped and sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC and does not apply to other digital products, used products, or products sold by sellers other than Amazon Digital Services LLC.
- Once your Kindle trade-in is accepted, you can place a new qualifying Kindle in your cart and the bonus 25% savings will be automatically applied at checkout. The promotional discount will expire at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on November 30th, 2019.
- The discount towards a new qualifying Kindle may be used only once and may, in some limited cases, not be combined with other offers. The discount towards a new qualifying Kindle may be combined with an Amazon.com Gift Card value, including any Amazon.com Gift Card value you receive from your trade-in.
- If you selected Instant Payment and you cancel the trade-in, your trade-in is not received within 35 days, the item you submitted for trade-in was rejected or the item is downgraded to a lower trade-in value and at the time of your submission you opted to receive the lower trade-in value rather than have the item returned to you, you authorize us to first deduct any charges from your Trade-In Amazon.com Gift Card, with any remaining balance charged to your credit card on file.
- If you selected Instant Payment and received a promotional discount toward the purchase of a new qualifying Kindle and you cancel the trade-in, your trade-in is not received within 35 calendar days, or your trade-in is rejected, then you authorize us to charge your payment method for the amount of the promotional credit used.
- Offer is limited to one per customer and account.
- Shipping charges may apply to your order of a new qualifying Kindle. If you redeem this offer towards a new qualifying Kindle and return the Kindle, your refund will equal the amount you paid for the product, subject to applicable refund policies.
- Trade-In rules and restrictions apply. See Amazon Trade-In Program Terms & Conditions.
- Gift Card restrictions apply. See Amazon Gift Card Terms & Conditions.
- If you violate any of these Limited Time Promotion Terms and Conditions, the offer will be invalid.