This article applies to selling in: Australia

Food and Beverages approval requirements

Amazon limits the addition of new sellers in certain categories to ensure a high level of quality so that customers are able to buy with confidence from all Amazon sellers. In order to sell Food and Beverages, you must meet the requirements listed below. While our site-wide selling guidelines still apply, bear the additional requirements for this category in mind.

Seller requirements

  • You must be registered as a seller on Professional Selling on the Amazon program.
  • You must have an inventory of more than one product in this category.
  • You must have a return delivery address in the local country or provide free delivery.
  • You must be able to provide local language support for customer service in the marketplace in which the sale is intended.
  • Your own company website is not required, but it is helpful to use it for review during the application process.
  • You must provide acceptable documentation (for example, valid invoices) and other information that we request about the products that you intend to sell.

Product requirements

  • The products that you sell must be new.
  • All products must be intended for sale within Australia and comply with all laws and regulations of Australia.
  • For each product, a valid barcode (product identifier) registered and associated with the product is required.

Document requirements

  • A signed statement saying: “I will adhere to the requirements outlined on Seller Central and all applicable laws and regulations regarding food products in Australia”
  • Pictures of five Food and Beverage products showing:
    • The English language label
    • Net weight and or net quantity
    • Expiry date in Australian format: DD/MM/YYYY
    • Advisory statements, warning statements and declarations (if applicable)
    • Nutrition information
  • Invoices for five Food and Beverage products showing:
    • Products have been bought and paid in the last 180 days
    • Buyer and seller address

Next steps

Follow these steps to apply for approval:

  1. From the Inventory menu, select Add a Product.
  2. Search for the item that you want to sell.
  3. In the search results, click the Listing limitations apply link next to the item.
  4. Click Request approval to begin the application process.
  5. To check the status of an application, return to the Add a product tool and click the Selling application status link located towards the top of the page.

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