I want to transfer the ownership of my AWS account and all its associated resources to another party—what’s the best way to do that?

To transfer root access of your AWS account and change all other account and billing information on that account to that of another entity, change the email address and the password associated with the account.

If you want to assign ownership of the account and its resources to another party or organization, contact AWS Support for help:

  1. Open the AWS Support Center.
  2. Choose Create case.
  3. Enter the details of your case:
    For Regarding, choose Account and Billing Support.
    For Service, choose Account.
    For Category, choose Ownership Transfer.
    For all other fields, enter the details for your case.
  4. Choose a contact method.
  5. Choose Submit.

AWS Support will contact you and help you transfer your account.


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Published: 2016-05-12

Updated: 2018-09-26