ELIGIBILE CATEGORIES

What can I sell?

More than 20 categories are open for selling on Amazon. products in these categories can be listed without specific permission from Amazon

Open Categories

More than 20 categories are open for selling on Amazon; products in these categories can be listed without specific permission from Amazon. Some categories only allow listings for new products. Some categories have additional guidelines that sellers must follow.

Categories Requiring Approval

Products in categories requiring approval can be listed only with specific permissions from Amazon. Only sellers with a Professional Selling Plan subscription can sell in these categories. Amazon limits access to sell in these categories to help ensure that sellers meet standards for product and listing quality as well as other category-specific requirements. These standards help Amazon customers have confidence when buying in any category.

How to Request Approval

1. If you meet the requirements described in the table below, use the Contact us form to request approval.

2. Fill out the form to submit your request. You will receive an e-mail response in approximately three business days letting you know whether you've been approved to sell or requesting additional information.
Already know which products you want to sell?
Find your products in the table below to learn whether they are in open categories or in categories requiring approval. Review any category-specific requirements or guidelines and be sure you can meet those specifications.

Please Note: All new Selling on Amazon subscriptions include access to sell on Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, as well as Amazon.com.mx. Fees, available product categories, and selling requirements may vary between the three marketplaces.

Categories

Product Category
Types of Products
Conditions Allowed
Approval Required
Amazon Device Accessories
Amazon Devices Accessories
New, Refurbished, Used
No
Amazon Kindle
Kindle Devices Accessories
Used only
No
Automotive & Powersports
Parts, Tools & Equipment, Accessories
New, Refurbished, Used, Collectibles
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Baby Products (Excluding Apparel)
Nursery, Feeding, Gear
New only
No, but may be required for holiday selling¹
Beauty
Fragrance, Skincare, Makeup, Hair Care, Bath & Shower. See also Health & Personal Care.
New only
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Books
Books, Calendars, Card Decks, Sheet Music, Magazines, Journals, Other Publications
New, used
No
Camera & Photo
Cameras, Camcorders, Telescopes
New, Refurbished, Used
No
Cell Phones
Phones
New, Refurbished, Used, Unlocked
No
Clothing & Accessories
Outerwear, Athletic Wear, Innerwear, Belts, Wallets
New only
No
Collectible Coins
Graded collectible coins minted by governments,
US Mint packaged product, gold coins, silver coins, platinum coins, palladium coins
Collectible
Currently not accepting new sellers.
Electronics (Accessories)
Audio, Video, Camera, Photo, Cell Phone, Car Electronics, Computer, and Office Accessories
New, Refurbished, Used
No, but may be required for specific products²
Electronics (Consumer)
TVs, CD Players, Car Audio, GPS
New, Refurbished, Used
No, but may be required for specific products
Fine Art
Paintings, Drawings, Mixed Media
(Two-Dimensional), Limited Edition Prints and Photographs
Collectible
Currently not accepting new sellers.
Grocery & Gourmet Food
Beverages, Breakfast, Canned Goods, Household Supplies, Snacks, Meat, Seafood, Chocolate, Desserts, Gift Baskets
New only
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Handmade
Handmade and Hand-altered Products
New only
For more information, see the Handmade page.
Health & Personal Care
First Aid, Nutrition. See also Beauty.
New only
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Historical & Advertising Collectibles
Vintage collectibles related to historical people, places, or events and promotional materials related to consumer brands
Collectible
Currently not accepting new sellers.
Home & Garden
Kitchen, Dining, Pet Supplies, Furniture, Décor, Bedding, Bath, Craft, Hobby, Home Applliances, Storage, Patio, Lawn, Garden, Pool Supplies, Landscaping, Snow Removal, Generators
New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible
No
Automotive & Powersports
Lab Equipment & Supplies, Industrial Materials, Power Transmission, Electronic Components, Sanitation, Janitorial
New, Refurbished, Used
Sellers must conduct proper research to ensure that their Industrial & Scientific product listings comply with applicable local, state, federal, and international laws and regulations.
Jewelry
Earrings, Necklaces, Rings, Bracelets (see also Watches)
Used only
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Luggage & Travel Accessories
Luggage, Bags, Backpacks, Briefcases, Umbrellas, Travel Accessories
New, Refurbished, Used
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Amazon Kindle
CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl, and other sound recordings
New, Used, Collectible
Currently not accepting new sellers.
Musical Instruments
Guitars, Orchestra, Recording Equipment
New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible
No
Office Products
Supplies, Furniture, Printers, Calculators
New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible
No
Outdoors
Outdoor Gear, Outdoor Sports Apparel, Cycling, and Action Sports
New, Refurbished, Used
No
Personal Computers
Desktops, Laptops, Drives, Storage
New, Refurbished, Used
No
Shoes, Handbags & Sunglasses
Shoes, Boots, Sandals, Slippers, Handbags, Sunglasses, Eyewear Frames
New only
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Software & Computer Games
Business, Media Education, Utility, Security, Children's Software and PC Games
New, Used
No, but may be required for specific products²
Sports
Exercise & Fitness, Hunting Accessories,
Team Sports, Licensed/Fan Shop,
Athletic Apparel, Boating & Fishing,
and Game Room
New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible
No
Sports Collectibles
Trading Cards, Game-Used and Autographed Items
Collectible
Currently not accepting new sellers
Tools & Home Improvement
Hand & Power Tools, Plumbing, Electrical, Building Materials, Appliance Parts
New, Refurbished, Used
No
Toys & Games
Infant and Preschool, Learning and
Exploration Toys, Ride-ons, Action Figures,
Dolls, Board Games, Arts, Crafts, Hobbies, Furniture
New, Collectible
No, but may be required for holiday selling¹
Video, DVD & Blu-Ray
Movies, TV
New, Used, Collectibles
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Video Games & Video Game Consoles
Game Consoles, Console Games, Accessories
New, Used, Collectibles
No, but may be required for specific products
Automotive & Powersports
All Watches
New only
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Wine
Wine produced in the U.S. and abroad
New, Collectible
Approval required. Available to Professional Sellers only.
Please note: All new Selling on Amazon subscriptions include access to sell on Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, and Amazon.com.mx. Fees, available product categories, and selling requirements may vary between the three marketplaces.

1) Approval may be required to sell in the Toys & Games category during the winter holiday season. Learn more. (Seller Central sign in required)
2) While listing in the Consumer Electronics, Electronics Accessories, Music, Software & Computer Games, and Video Games & Video Game Consoles categories is generally open to all sellers, specific products may require pre-approval.

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