What are the requirements to sell products on Amazon?

To sell products on Amazon, you need to meet certain requirements, including:

  1. Legal requirements: You must have a valid business license, tax ID number, and bank account to receive payments.
  2. Product requirements: Your products must be new, genuine, and meet Amazon’s product policies and safety standards.
  3. Listing requirements: You need to provide accurate and complete product information, including product title, description, images, and price.
  4. Fulfillment requirements: You need to ensure that you can fulfill orders within the timeframe specified by Amazon and provide tracking information for all shipments.
  5. Customer service requirements: You need to respond promptly and professionally to customer inquiries, provide accurate information, and handle returns and refunds according to Amazon’s policies.
  6. Performance requirements: You need to maintain a good performance record, including high customer satisfaction ratings, low order defect rates, and fulfilling shipments in the specified timeframe.
    1. If you are FBM (fulfilled by merchant), your late shipment rate must be under 4% or your account will be at risk of deactivation.
    2. The order defect rate must be under 1%.
  7. Category-specific requirements: Some categories, such as clothing, jewelry, foods, and other categories have additional requirements. Obtaining access to a category such as grocery and gourmet food is necessary before you are allowed to list your products.

Keep in mind that Amazon may also require additional documentation or verification, such as product certifications or liability insurance, depending on the type of products you want to sell.


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