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Selling internationally

Making your listings available internationally is easy and can help you grow your business by getting items in front of buyers worldwide.

When you offer international postage in your listings, your items are automatically available to buyers outside Australia.

You can either offer international postage or list directly on supported international sites. An additional international fee may apply for items posted internationally.

How to sell internationally

You can make your listings available worldwide, or just to buyers in certain countries – simply add international postage options to your listings. International buyers will be able to see that while your location is Australia, postage is available to their country.

Here's how to add international postage to your listings:

  1. On your listing, choose Show international services and options and select Save.
  2. Choose Flat Rate or Calculated. A flat rate means you choose a postage cost. Calculated postage is determined by the buyer's location using Australia Post pricing.
  3. Select the countries you'll post to from Destination, and choose your preferred postage carrier from Service.

When you sell to overseas buyers, your listings and transactions need to comply with laws in both your country and the buyer's. Your items must meet the selling and eligibility requirements for the eBay site in each country where you sell.

Items sold to buyers on other eBay sites are subject to the policies of those sites, including any buyer protection policies. For more information, please read our International selling policy.

Choosing regions

You can choose the countries you want to post to in different ways:

  • On an item-by-item basis: Whenever you list an item, select international postage locations on the listing form. You can choose Worldwide, or select particular regions or countries.
  • As a standard rule: You can specify locations you don't post to in Postage preferences - opens in new window or tab. These rules will apply to any future listings you create.

Receiving payments from international buyers

If the buyer pays in a different currency, the payment will be converted to the currency of your payouts. As currency values can change, it's important to note that the currency exchange rate will be captured at the time of sale and can be viewed in the order details. This exchange rate will apply in the event of a refund.

When you post items internationally, an additional international fee applies.

eBay's transaction fees will be deducted in the buyer's payment currency, before being converted to your payout currency. If you receive a fee credit, it will be converted from your buyer's payment currency to your payout currency. See our fees article for more information on the currency conversion charge.

International buyers will be able to see that your location is Australia, but that you'll post to their country.

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