Amazon Business Prime

 

Valencia College's Amazon Business Prime account provides Valencia faculty and staff with business-specific benefits. Shopping on Amazon Business Prime is as simple and user friendly as Amazon.com.

Benefits

Amazon Business Prime benefits include:

  • Free Two Day Shipping (no minimum order threshold)
  • Free Same Day and Next Day Shipping 
  • Free Consolidated Shipping
  • Free predictable delivery weekly delivery on Amazon Day
  • Free Prime Member only offers
  • Automatic Tax Exempt purchasing on items sold by Amazon.com LLC and participating 3rd party sellers.
  • All accounts may be setup with your Valencia College Purchasing Card or Pay by Invoice (Purchase Order).
  • Business Pricing and quantity discounts on millions of items.
  • Access to a specialized business only Customer Service team at 888-281-3847.
  • P-Card holders must transfer and/or activate their Amazon Business account using the @valenciacollege.edu email. No personal emails are permitted.
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Note: All Amazon purchases used for Valencia business purposes must be processed through Valencia's Amazon Business Prime account. Valencia Amazon Business Prime account is to be used for College-related purchases only.

GET STARTED!

Email valenciaprocurement@valenciacollege.edu to request an invitation to Valencia's Amazon Business Prime account.  PCard holders may use their card to pay for transactions, and non PCard holders may request to be setup Pay by Invoice (Purchase Order).

Support Valencia College Foundation

Link your Valencia Amazon Business Prime account to the Foundations Amazon Smile account. Remember! You must shop using  https://smile.amazon.com URL for purchases to be credited to the College Foundation. Step by step instructions on how to link accounts. 


 

Amazon Business Prime FAQs

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What Product Categories are available to purchase?
Through Amazon Business Prime you will have access to all items available on the standard Amazon.com site, plus additional business-specific items and millions of items offering lower business pricing and quantity discounts.  The Valencia College Purchasing Team is enabling you to make the right buying decisions for your business needs.  See the Amazon Business Prime tutorial to learn how to buy in categories including books, hard to find items, research supplies, and industrial.

How do I create my Amazon Business Prime account?
Email valenciaprocurement@valenciacollege.edu to request an invitation to Valencia's Amazon Business Prime account. Access Amazon  Business Prime by clicking the link directly from the registration email you receive. The first time you access Amazon Business Prime, you will be prompted to create an Amazon Business Prime account. Use your @valenciacollege.edu email address and enter a password. (Please note if you are currently using your @valenciacollege.edu email on Amazon for business shopping you will enter in the same password and select “Use Existing Account” when prompted”.

I already use my @valenciacollege.edu email address to make PERSONAL Amazon.com purchases. 
If your @valenciacollege.edu email address is already associated with an Amazon.com account, you will have the option to split off and transfer any purchase history to a separate account. You will be prompted to enter a new, personal, email address (e.g. gmail.com or Hotmail.com) that is NOT tied to another Amazon account.

If you are unsure of how to activate your account or use Amazon Business Prime, please contact Amazon at 888.281.3847 for assistance or you can watch the accompanying videos to Get started with Amazon Business.

I previously used my @valenciacollege.edu email address to register for a verified Amazon Business Prime account.
If you previously used your @valenciacollege.edu email address to register for a verified Valencia College Amazon Business Prime account, you will need to de-register that account. All previous, stand-alone, Amazon Business Prime accounts will be consolidated under the new, centralized account. Visit https://amazon.com/gp/b2b/manage/deregister to complete the de-registration process before accessing Amazon Business for the first time.

Can I use the Valencia College Amazon Business Prime account for personal use?
The central Valencia College Amazon Business Prime account must be used for business purchases only, in accordance with our purchasing policies.  The Valencia College purchasing team will have access to all purchasing history made through the centralized Amazon Business Prime account.

Can I use my personal credit card and get reimbursed for Amazon purchases?
PCard holders may use their card to pay for transactions, and non PCard holders may request to be setup Pay by Invoice (Purchase Order). Do not use your personal credit card when using Valencia's Amazon Business Prime.

I was charged sales tax on my order even though my Amazon Business Prime account is setup for tax exempt purchasing. How do I get refund? 
Sales tax may be applied to items purchased from non-Amazon sellers. If your item is sold or fulfilled by Amazon, you can request a tax refund directly from Amazon by calling customer service at (888) 281-3847. If you purchased your item from a 3rd party seller, go directly to Orders, find your order in the list, and click Contact Seller. Please give the seller two business days to respond.

How do I contact Amazon Business Customer Service?
Amazon Business Customer Service can be reached at 888- 281-3847.