Sell legally and stay safe on eBay.

To keep you safe and ensure you are adhering to legislation, we have various policies in place on eBay.  

As a seller, you're responsible for regularly reviewing and complying with eBay's selling policies, and for meeting your obligations as set out in the User Agreement.

Selling policies

Help us create a fair experience for both sellers and buyers.


Selling practices policy

The basic requirements for selling on eBay.


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Seller protections

How we protect sellers on eBay.

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Shill bidding policy

Why shill bidding is not allowed on eBay.

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eBay fees policy

Avoiding fees on eBay can result in fraud and risk.

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Seller standards policy

How we determine seller performance based on our minimum requirements.

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Service metrics policy

How we measure your performance against other sellers.

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Tax policy

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

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Intellectual property and the VeRO program

Copyrighted items you can and can't sell on eBay.

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Prohibited and restricted items

Items you cannot sell on eBay.

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