GLOBAL SELLING

How much will it cost to sell in
North America?

The cost structure to sell on Amazon globally depends on your selling plan, product category, fulfillment strategy, and other variables. The options are flexible allowing you to choose the most suitable combination for your business goals.
Cost to sell on Amazon

Amazon fee structure to sell in North America

By registering yourself as a seller in North America, you will get access to sell in www.amazon.com (USA), www.amazon.com.ca (Canada) & www.amazon.com.mx (Mexico). Below are the details of the standardised cost structure to sell internationally.
Amazon global selling price
Subscription Fee
Based on region where you want to sell and the selling plan you choose.
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selling fee based on category
Referral Fee
Based on the product category. Most referral fees are between 8% and 15%.
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Fulfillment by Amazon FBA
Shipping Cost
Based on your shipment method - whether you fulfill your own orders or use Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA).
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fee based on delivering orders to online shoppers
Other cost
Additional fees (FBA related) depending on the optional programs you choose like advertising or premium account services.
Monthly subscription fee, referral fee and shipping cost are the major components of the cost structure to sell internationally. The shipping fee varies based on the type of fulfillment methods you have chosen. You can choose to self-ship or merchant fulfilled method (you ship the products directly to customers once you receive the order) or you can opt for Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) option. In FBA, you can ship the products to Amazon's international fulfillment centres (warehouses). Amazon stores the products and deliver them once customers orders the products.
Subscription Fees
As a seller you have freedom to pay per sale or stick to a flat monthly fee. You can change or cancel your plan at any time. We recommend you to opt for Professional Selling account (flat monthly fee). Refer to the details as follows
Selling plan
Individual
Professional
Fees
$ 0.99/ item sold +Additional cost*
$ 39.99/ month+ Additional cost*
Recommended plan
Selling Plan Features
Limited to
Sell 40 units/ month
Sell unlimited units/ month
Add new products to the Amazon catalog
Yes
Yes
Grow your business with Fulfillment by Amazon
Yes
Yes
Apply to sell in additional categories
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Yes
Save time creating listings in bulk
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Yes
Manage inventory with feeds, spreadsheets, and reports
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Yes
Qualify for top placement on product detail pages
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Yes
Increase selling efficiency with API integration
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Yes
Set your own shipping fees for non-media products (except Books, Music, Video, and DVD)
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Yes
Attract shoppers with on-site advertising tools
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Yes
Run promotions including free shipping
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Yes
Add multiple users to your account
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Yes

Limited Period Offer! Get Free 3 Months Subscription to sell in North America

Get 3 Months Subscription fee Waiver
Amazon is offering a three-month subscription fee waiver* to Indian sellers who register to sell in North America (US, Canada & Mexico). You pay the first month's subscription fee of $39.99, and Amazon will waive the fee for the next three months, for a savings of $119.97.
Referral Fees
For every item sold, sellers pay Amazon a percentage of the total price which includes unit price, shipping cost, and any gift-wrapping charges or a minimum amount (starting $0.30), whichever is greater. Referral fees are in addition to selling plan fees.
Category wise referral fees
Product category
Referral fee percentage
Referral fee minimum
3D Printed Products
12%
$0.30
Amazon Device Accessories
45%
$0.30
Automotive & Powersports
12%, except 10% for tires and wheel products
$0.30
Baby Products (excluding Baby
Apparel)
· 8% for products with a total sales price of $10.00 or less, and
· 15% for products with a total sales price greater than $10.00
$0.30
Beauty
· 8% for products with a total sales price of $10.00 or less, and
· 15% for items with a total sales price greater than $10.00
$0.30
Books
15% + $1.80 closing fee
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Camera & Photo ¹
8%
$0.30
Cell Phone Devices *
8%
$0.30
Clothing & Accessories (excluding Shoes, Handbags, & Sunglasses)
17%
$0.30
Collectibles – Books
15%
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Collectibles – Coins
· 15% for the portion of the total sales price up to $250 (with a minimum referral fee of $1.00)
· 10% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $250 up to $1,000
· 6% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $1,000
$0.30
Collectibles – Entertainment or Sports
· 15% for the portion of the total sales price up to $100
· 10% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $100 up to $1,000
· 6% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $1,000
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Consumer Electronics
8%
$0.30
Electronics Accessories
· 15% for the portion of the total sales price up to $100.00, and
· 8% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $100.00
$0.30
Fine Art
· 20% for the portion of Sales Proceeds up to $100 (with a minimum Referral Fee of $1.00);
· 15% for any portion of Sales Proceeds greater than $100 up to $1,000;
· 10% for any portion of Sales Proceeds greater than $1,000 up to $5,000; and
· 5% for any portion of Sales Proceeds greater than $5,000
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Furniture & Décor
· 15% for the portion of the total sales price up to $200.00, and
· 10% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $200.00
Note: Mattresses will be charged 15% regardless of price point.
$0.30
Gift Cards
20%
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Grocery & Gourmet Food
· 8% for products with a total sales price of $15.00 or less, and
· 15% for products with a total sales price greater than $15.00
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Health & Personal Care (including
Personal Care Appliances)
· 8% for products with a total sales price of $10.00 or less, and
· 15% for items with a total sales price greater than $10.00
$0.30
Home & Garden (including Pet
Supplies)
15%
$0.30
Industrial & Scientific (including Food Service
and Janitorial & Sanitation)
12%
$0.30
Jewelry
· 20% for the portion of the total sales price up to $250.00, and
· 5% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $250.00
$0.30
Kitchen
15%
$0.30
Luggage & Travel Accessories
15%
$0.30
Major Appliances
· 15% for the portion of the total sales price up to $300.00, and
· 8% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $300.00
$0.30
Music
15% + $1.80 closing fee
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Musical Instruments
15%
$0.30
Office Products
15%
$0.30
Outdoors
15%
$0.30
Personal Computers
6%
$0.30
Shoes, Handbags, & Sunglasses
· 18% for products with a total sales price of $75.00 or less
· 15% for products with a total sales price above $75.00
$0.30
Software & Computer/Video Games
15% + $1.80 closing fee
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Sports (excluding Sports Collectibles)
15%
$0.30
Tools & Home Improvement
15%, except 12% for base equipment power tools
$0.30
Toys & Games ²
15%
$0.30
Unlocked Cell Phones
8%
$0.30
Video & DVD
15% + $1.80 closing fee
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Video Game Consoles
8% + $1.80 closing fee
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Watches
· 16% for the portion of the total sales price up to $1,500.00
· 3% for any portion of the total sales price greater than $1,500.00
$0.30
Everything else ³
15%
$0.30
¹ “Shipping Cost Per Sale” value will be $0 for users who select Fulfillment By Amazon.
² Return value will be $0 for users who select Fulfillment by seller.
³ The Everything Else category is available to sellers for products that do not clearly fit within existing categories. Do not list items in the Everything Else category that appropriately fall within another category.

* Approval is required to sell in these categories, to protect the customer experience and allow them to shop with confidence on Amazon.
Shipping Cost
The shipping cost varies based on the fulfillment method you choose. With Amazon, you can either choose to ship the products yourself ("Self-ship") directly to customer or use Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). In the case of Self-ship, the shipping cost depends on the 3rd party logistics provider you choose. In the case of FBA, the fee per unit includes picking and packing your orders, shipping and handling, customer service, and product returns. Fees are based on the weights and dimensions of your product.
Other Costs
Charges incurred on advertisements and promotions you run within Amazon to maximize your sales, Costs associated with "Multi-Channel Fulfillment" i.e. shipping the products to customers if they have shopped offline or through your own ecommerce site or any other service/ solution you are availing from Amazon
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