Amazon Categories that Require Approval

Not everything that can be listed on eBay can also be listed on Amazon without approval by Amazon. To ensure that customers are able to buy with confidence from all sellers on, sellers listing in the following categories must be approved by Amazon:

  • Automotive Parts / Motorcycle & ATV
  • Clothing, Accessories & Luggage
  • Collectible Books
  • Entertainment Collectibles
  • Industrial & Scientific
  • Jewelry
  • Shoes
  • Sports Collectibles
  • Toys & Games (holiday approval only)
  • Watches

In addition, sellers may be required to obtain approval to list certain products in certain categories. Currently, only approved sellers can list certain products in the following categories:

  • Camera & Photo
  • Electronics
  • Software
  • Toys & Games (additional holiday approval may apply)
  • Video Games

Click here to obtain approval by Amazon to sell in any of these categories.