We want customers to be able to shop with confidence on Amazon.
For certain products and categories, Amazon might require additional fees, performance
checks, and other qualifications.
Products that require approval
Even if selling in a category does not require
approval from Amazon, selling certain products may require approval. To submit a request to
Amazon’s policies require that certain products sold through
Amazon meet specified certification standards. For more information, visit: Products requiring additional approvals .
The Toys and Games category
requires approval for selling from November to the end of January. At other times, this
category is open to all sellers. Seller performance is an important factor in the approval
products in the Consumer
Electronics category is generally open to all sellers, sales of specific
products may require approval from category managers. If you have received a message that
the product you want to list is restricted to approved sellers, please contact us for
Categories that require approval
You are required to obtain approval from
Amazon before listing in certain product categories.
The categories listed at the bottom of this page currently
require approval. Click the category you are interested in selling in and follow the
instructions to submit your application.
Sellers must meet additional qualifications to sell certain
brands or list within certain categories on Amazon. Follow these steps to apply for
From the Inventory menu select Add a
Search for the item you want to sell.
In the search results, click the Listing limitations apply
link next to the item.
Click the Request Approval button to begin the application
To check the status of an application, return to the
Add a Product tool and click the Manage your
selling applications link.