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Become an eBay seller

How to register an account to sell on eBay

Become an eBay seller

Important news and updates

Service standard policy — bad buyer experience rate

eBay is committed to provide a trusted marketplace and a world-class customer experience. eBay therefore requires that sellers place great importance on buyers' experience and work hard on product and service quality control to reduce the bad buyer experience rate.

The German EEE Act (ElektroG)

When you sell items to buyers in Germany, you must follow the requirements of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). eBay business sellers are obliged to be compliant with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive), which was implemented in Germany via the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG).

DAC7 — Sales reporting obligations

The EU Directive known as DAC7, implemented in Germany by the Platforms Tax transparency Act (PStTG), requires action by eBay and its EU-resident sellers. eBay is legally required to report transaction data of its users to tax authorities under certain circumstances.

Process and ship eBay orders easier with CPaSS

In today’s rapidly evolving e-commerce environment, manual order management often results in human error, longer order processing and higher operating costs. CPaSS, eBay’s cross-border parcel shipping solution, helps sellers overcome these challenges and streamline the workflow, ensuring better performance and buyer satisfaction.

Seasonal guide for eBay sellers

Get ready for peak seasons on eBay with our ultimate guide, your key to excelling in sales. Read seasonal sales tips and tricks from eBay professionals, download and print our handy checklists and succeed in high-demand times.

Seasonal guide for eBay sellers

Tip of the day

Are your items popular with buyers in certain countries, such as the United Kingdom or Germany? Place your listings on local eBay sites to rank them up in the search results in your target country. You can sell items on ebay.com.au (Australia), ebay.de (Germany), ebay.co.uk (UK), ebay.fr (France), ebay.it (Italy) and ebay.es (Spain). Read more about active international selling here.

Tips to sellers

What sellers are saying about eBay

“We chose eBay as our strategic partner not only because it's the biggest Internet auction platform in the world but also because it has a well-designed and dynamic review system that allows clients to assess sellers upon objective criteria which cannot be falsified.”

Deimante Sejonaite, POPPRI Fashion Auctions, Lithuania

“PLC Suministro started in 2018, by 2021 we joined the eBay platform, and so far, I have tripled the initial investment. Exports are a major part of my business, as it allows me to go global. Without the platform, my products could only be distributed in Mexico.”

Miguel de Luna Márquez, PLC Suministro, Mexico 

“What we like best about selling with eBay is the interaction that you get with the customers directly and the easiness of eBay. eBay is a very convenient channel of larger export sales. You reach the international community instantly, and it’s a complete in-house solution from inventory management to marketing and shipping, it’s all there.”

Josef & Karolina Tekin, Modemani Outlet, Sweden

eBaymag — free eBay tool for sellers which helps you increase sales up to 40%* if:

Sales revenue

You have sales revenue $1,000 or more per month

Items catalog

You have
from 10 to 10 000 items in catalog

GTC listings

You list Good 'Til Cancelled listings not the Auction-style ones

Shipping

You are ready to ship your items worldwide

*Based on the 2019 internal eBay survey.