How to Refer a Friend and Start Earning Credit

1. You Send $5 or $10 in Credit

Click the Get My Referral Link and send it to friends or share on social media accounts.

2. Your Friend Signs Up

Your friend will receive $5 or $10 of credit and a new user free trial worth $300-$1200 after signing up via your referral link.

3. You Earn $20-$300 in Credit

Once your friend spends $20 or more on Alibaba Cloud, you earn $20-$300 in credit for each friend you invite. Check FAQ for credit details.

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When can I receive the credit?

1. Once your friend has spent $20 cash in total, you'll get $20 in credit after 30 days.

2. If your friend spends more than $20 during the first 90 days of registration, you will receive an extra 10% credit based on the amount of revenue in excess of $20 generated by your friend. Receiving your credit could take up to four months.

3. You can earn up to $300 in credit on each friend you refer.

4. Please refer to Coupon Management for details.

How can I use the credit?

You can use the credit to buy any product or service on Alibaba Cloud's international site, excluding Simple Application Service, Web Hosting, Domains, Alibaba Cloud DNS, Marketplace products and other special offers (please see credit use rules on the promotion campaign page).

Where can I review my credit information?

To review credit information, log on to Alibaba Cloud's international website and select "Console" > "Billing Management" > "Refer a Friend".

To review credit use details, log on to Alibaba Cloud's international website and select "Console" > "Billing Management" > "Coupons".

What is the validity period of my credit?

Credit is valid for 180 days from the day you receive it.

How can I apply for a referral link?

Step 1: Register an Alibaba Cloud account and log on to the Alibaba Cloud Console.

Step 2: Select "Console" > " Billing Management " > "Refer a Friend" to see your referral link.

Please note: To apply for a referral link; first you need to add a payment method and then complete our verification process successfully.

How can I send the referral link to my friend?

After you receive your referral link in the console, you can copy and send it to your friend directly or share it on your social network. You will receive your credit after your friend has successfully registered an Alibaba Cloud account by clicking the link and spending at least $20 USD.

Are there any restrictions on credit calculation, such as qualifying products for purchase by my friend?

Yes, the credit is calculated only on Elastic Compute Service (Product), Storage & CDN (excluding Alibaba Cloud CDN), Networking, Database Services, Security, and Analytics & Big Data products.

Is there any qualification to join and refer a friend?

If you have multiple accounts, only one account is eligible. Alibaba Cloud reserves the right to disqualify users who engage in the following activities on our platform and/or with our services: credit card theft, fraud, bitcoin mining or similar conduct, illegal activities, or any other activity that conflicts with our terms of service.