2 min overview
Selling policies
Our policies are designed to help create a fair and safe trading experience for all eBay members. As a seller, you’re responsible for reviewing eBay's selling policies, and for meeting your obligations as set out in our User Agreement

We recommend that you learn about eBay's selling policies before you list an item. This helps you avoid accidentally breaking any rules. For more details, please see the individual policy guidelines below.

Selling practices policy

Learn the basic requirements for selling on eBay.

Seller protection policy

Learn how we protect sellers on eBay.

Shill bidding policy

Understand why shill bidding is not allowed on eBay.

Avoiding eBay fees policy

Avoiding fees on eBay – whether deliberately or by mistake – can invite fraud and risk.

Unpaid item abuse policy

Find out why sellers should never falsely report an unpaid item.

Seller performance policy

Learn about our policies for adjusting seller performance.

Tax policy

Read why sellers are responsible for paying all taxes associated with selling on eBay.

Intellectual property and the VeRO program

Find out the kinds of copyrighted items you can – and can't – sell on eBay.

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