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Fees for business sellers (when eBay is not managing your payments)

 

The fees on this page apply if eBay is not managing your payments.

If eBay is managing your payments, you'll see the Available funds section in your payments summary. Please see Fees for business sellers for the fees that apply to you.

When you sell as a business on eBay, your items are visible to millions of potential buyers all over the world. We offer competitive pricing and access to professional selling tools to help you grow your business and enjoy a positive selling experience on eBay.

Fees are charged at a different rate if you're not registered as a business seller on eBay, or if you want to sell vehicles. To find out more, read Fees for private sellers (when eBay is not managing your payments) and Fees for selling vehicles.

As a business seller on eBay, you have access to several attractive Shop subscription packages. With a Shop subscription you'll receive discounts, access to selling tools, and many other benefits to help you manage and grow your business. See our eBay Shop subscription options and benefits article for more information on the different Shop packages and which one might be best for your business.

We charge three main types of fees when you sell on eBay - a final value fee when your item sells, a listing fee when you create your listing, and fees for optional listing upgrades to provide your inventory with higher visibility.

You'll find more details below about all the fees we charge when you sell as a business on eBay.

All fees listed on this page are exclusive of VAT.

Final value fees

When your item sells, you pay a final value fee. How much you pay varies by listing category and is calculated as a percentage of the final transaction amount, including shipping.

The final value fee for most categories is 8.7% except for the categories in the table below.

Category Category ID
Final value fee: 5%

Sound & Vision

293

Cameras & Photography

625

Computers/Tablets & Networking

58058

Mobile Phones & Communication

15032

Video Games & Consoles

1249

Final value fee discount

eBay sellers who achieve Top Rated Seller status can benefit from a 10% discount on their final value fees.

Additional final value fees

If your item doesn't sell you usually don't pay a final value fee. However, if you offer or reference your contact information to another user or ask a buyer for their contact information, in the context of buying or selling outside of eBay, we'll charge a final value fee for introducing you to the buyer. In this case, the final value fee is calculated as a percentage based on the higher of the fixed price, auction start price, Buy it now price, Reserve price or the price identified between the buyer and seller.

Listing fees

When you create a listing, we charge a listing fee. Listing fees are non-refundable, even if your item doesn't sell. If you have an eBay Shop subscription, you receive a monthly allocation of free listings, plus discounts on additional fixed price listings. See the eBay Shops fees section below for information on free listing allocations and listing fees for eBay Shop subscribers.

Listing fees are charged each month for Good 'Til Cancelled listings and every time you relist an item, if you have used all your monthly free allowances.

Listing format Listing fee (per listing) without a Shop

Fixed price

€0.35

Auction

€0.50

eBay Shops fees

The basic fees for subscribing to an eBay Shop are described in the table below. An eBay Shop can help you reach the right customers, manage your orders, and develop your business. For more information on all the features and benefits of the different Shop subscription packages, including additional free listing allocations for listings on our international sites, please read our eBay Shop subscriptions and benefits article.

  Basic Featured Anchor

Monthly subscription fee

€19.50

€39.50

€149.50

Monthly free fixed price listings*

 

Fee for each additional listing

400

 

 

€0.10

2500

 

 

€0.05

Unlimited

 

 

Free

Monthly free auction listings

 

Fee for each additional listing

40

 

 

€0.50

100

 

 

€0.50

250

 

 

€0.50

* Selling limits and fair use policy apply.

Subscribe to an eBay Shop

Fees for optional listing upgrades

Certain features, like adding a subtitle, do require an additional fee, but these optional listing upgrades can help your listing stand out and attract more buyers.

We charge optional listing upgrade fees per listing regardless of whether your item sells. If you choose to relist your item, optional listing upgrade fees may apply again.

Upgrade Description Upgrade fee per listing

Up to 12 photos

Catch a buyer's eye by adding up to 12 photos in your listing

Free

Subtitle

Make your item stand out from the crowd with a line of additional text that appears beneath your listing title in search results

€1.30

Reserve price (auction listings only)

Set a reserve price and your item won't be sold if bids don't reach that amount. This gives you the peace of mind that your item won't be sold for less than you're willing to sell it for

2.6% of the reserve price (max. €182.71)

€2.61 in Property

Scheduled listings

Create your listing now and set it to go live at a future time of your choosing

€0.09

 

Free with Selling Manager Pro subscription

Add a 2nd category

Get more exposure for your item by listing in two categories

A listing fee is charged for the second category, and any optional listing upgrade fees apply again. The higher of the two final value fees is charged, if your item sells

Add a Buy it now price to an auction listing

Give your buyers the option to purchase for a set price, before an auction listing ends. A Buy it now price gives you the possibility of a quick sale for the right money

Price

Fee

€0.01 to €6.99

€0.09

€7 to €19.99

€0.13

€20 to €44.99

€0.17

€45 or more

€0.26

Please keep in mind that not all optional listing upgrades are available with every listing tool and not all optional listing upgrades may be displayed across all our sites, services, applications, and tools.

Note: Good 'Til Cancelled listings are fixed price listings that renew automatically each month. We charge fees for optional listing upgrades each time the listing is renewed.

Fees for Auto and Motors categories

We charge different fees for listing and selling vehicles in Cars, Motorcycles & Vehicles (9800).

See our article on Fees for selling vehicles.

Classifieds

Fees are different for Classified Ads listings in the following categories:

  • Local services

  • Property

  • Cars, Motorcycles & Vehicles

See our Fees for classified ads article.

Other terms and conditions

We always want to make sure we're clear about the fees we charge, so here are some details you should be aware of:

  • All fees displayed on this page are exclusive of VAT

  • If you sell an item and offer PayPal as a payment method, you may be charged PayPal fees

  • If you use supplemental services, such as buying and printing shipping labels on eBay, you'll pay fees associated with those services. The fee details will be on your monthly invoice and we'll charge the payment method you've set up on your seller account

  • Fees may apply if you end an auction listing early

  • Listing fees and optional listing upgrade fees apply to each listing you create, are charged at the time of listing or relisting, as applicable, and are non-refundable. Fee amounts are based on the terms in effect when the listing goes live and when it renews. If you select more than one category for your listing, listing fees and optional listing upgrade fees apply for each category

  • The fees on this page apply to listings on eBay.ie. If you list an item on another eBay site (for example, eBay.com or eBay.fr), the fees for that site will apply

  • If your payment method fails or your account is overdue, we reserve the right to limit or suspend the services which eBay provides to you

  • There may be instances when your listing doesn't immediately appear in search results. This can take up to 24 hours. We can't guarantee exact listing durations

  • Seller fees don't purchase exclusive rights to web pages on eBay. We may, at our sole discretion and without consent from, or payment to sellers, display third-party advertisements (including links and references thereto) and listings from other sellers on any eBay page

  • If for some reason the buyer ends up not paying, you need to either cancel the sale or report it as an unpaid item in order to be eligible for a final value fee credit

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