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Frequently Asked Questions

General

Sell on Amazon is a program that enables you to list and sell your product on Amazon.in

Selling on Amazon.in is easy. First you list the products that you want to sell on Amazon.in marketplace. Customer sees your product and makes a purchase. You will receive a notification to ship the product. You deliver the product to the customer and confirm shipment or let Amazon fulfill the order for you through FBA or Easy ship. Amazon will deposit the funds into your bank account after deducting our fees.

You can sell items in the following categories:

Apparel, Automotive, Baby Products, Batteries, Beauty, Books, Consumables, Consumer Electronics (including Cameras and Video Games - Consoles), Digital Accessories (including Mobile Accessories, Electronics Accessories and PC Accessories), Groceries, Home, Jewelery, Kitchen, Luggage, Mobile Phones, Movies, Musical Instruments, Office and Stationary, Personal Care Appliances, Personal Computers, Pet Supplies, Software, Shoes and Handbags, Tablets, Toys, Video games (consoles and games) and Watches.

Please note that certain categories are restricted and require prior approval before you can start selling.

Please click here to register to sell on Amazon. You will need the following information to register

  • Your company details
  • Your contact details - email and phone number
  • Basic information about your business
  • VAT/CST Details are mandatory and need to be provided after registration

You don't need a website to start selling on Amazon.in marketplace. Once you complete registration, you will have access to our Seller Central platform using which you can list your products for sale on amazon.in.

No. At this time Amazon.in marketplace allows shipments only within India. You can sell in the US and the UK though our Amazon Global Selling Program.

We will clearly indicate on our product detail pages and offer listing pages that the product is sold by you and the invoice will carry your name.

Fees and Charges

We charge you when you get an order. Listing on Amazon.in is free. Refer to Pricing for more details. 

You are free to cancel anytime.

Amazon will disburse payments to your bank account once a week. You will be eligible to get paid for the order 7 days after the order is confirmed as shipped.

Managing your Account

You can use our Web-based interface to list products one at a time, or excel-based inventory files to list your products in bulk. The procedure and information required will vary depending on whether your products are already in the Amazon.in catalogue. Once you complete your registration for selling on Amazon, you will be guided on the steps needed to list your products. Click here to view our listings tutorial.

Please note that currently it is mandatory to have ISBN/ bar codes to list on Amazon. If you are a manufacturer or do not have these, you can request for an exception by contacting seller support through your Seller Central account. Some product categories might require additional information to list your products.

You can view your orders and manage them through “Manage Order” inside Seller Central( you will have access to sellercentral.amazon.in after your complete registration). If you are using Fulfilment by Amazon, your orders will be fulfilled and shipped by Amazon. If you are using Easy Ship, you can pack your orders and schedule pickup for our team through your Seller Central account. If you choose to store and deliver your products on your own, you need to pack and ship products to customers and then confirm to the customer about the shipment through your Seller Central account.

Services

Yes. Amazon helps you protect against fraudulent orders placed on your products and payment fraud

Yes. Customers can leave feedback. Maintaining a high feedback rating is a critical factor for success on Amazon.in. It’s the best way for customers to identify you as a trustworthy seller. Your rating appears on the Offer Listing Page and is one of the first things that customers see. In other marketplaces, we have observed that customers are more likely to purchase products from sellers with higher ratings. Your feedback rating is a key metric used by Amazon.in to measure your performance.

If you are not currently selling on Amazon.in and want to learn more, you call us on 1800-419-7355 and provide your details. We will respond to you after reviewing your information with next steps. You can also contact seller support once you complete your registration through your Seller Central account.

Yes. VAT and CST are required to sell online in accordance to Indian laws. You need to provide VAT and CST number to Amazon at the time of registration. However, if you are selling only VAT exempted categories, then this may not be required. Note that if you start selling any taxable goods you need to register for VAT and CST as per sales tax law and provide VAT and CST to Amazon.

We have 3rd party providers who are trained on Amazon’s imaging and cataloging guidelines and can assist you in creating high impact listings. They also have preferential rates and offers for Amazon sellers. You can contact them anytime through your Seller Central account once you complete registration.

You can buy Amazon branded packaging material from here. You can also search for Amazon branded packaging material on Amazon.in and select the appropriate packaging material according to your packaging requirements.

Seller Rewards Program

It is a seller loyalty program for sellers on Amazon.in, where Amazon provides opportunities to registered sellers to receive Rewards by successfully participating in Reward-earning tasks/ contests.

  • You may earn Rewards by participating in tasks/contests available to you.
  • The Program helps you grow on Amazon.in and earn Rewards at the same time.
  • Subject to the terms and conditions for each offer and the Program, each time you satisfy the eligibility criteria of such tasks/contest, you stand a chance to win the Rewards associated with each offer are awarded to you upon successful completion.
  • Your Rewards Account balance may be redeemed in full or in part for the options available below.

You can spend your Rewards balance on any of the following:

  • Cash Rewards
  • Amazon Gift Cards
  • Services under the Amazon Service Provider (Free Account Boost, Free Transportation, Free Product Images, Free Product Listing)

No, the Rewards earned by a seller do not expire.

No, there is no annual fee or subscription fee required to be paid for enrollment or participation in this Program.

No, Rewards can only be earned after you have been registered for the Program and have successfully completed the task.