NAT Gateway is a paid service. This topic describes the billing method and billable items of Internet NAT gateways.
Billing method of Internet NAT gateways
Internet NAT gateways support the pay-by-data-transfer billing method, which allows you to pay for the actual data transfer after each billing cycle ends. You can create and delete pay-by-data-transfer Internet NAT gateways as needed without paying subscription fees. For more information, see Pay-by-actual-usage.
If the payment of an Internet NAT gateway is overdue, top up your account balance in the console. After you pay the outstanding amount, the Internet NAT gateway is resumed. For more information, see Overdue payments and Top up your account balance.
Billing of related services
After you create an Internet NAT gateway, you must associate an EIP with the Internet NAT gateway. This enables the Internet NAT gateway to access the Internet. You are charged for the EIPs that are associated with Internet NAT gateways. For more information, see Subscription and Pay-as-you-go.