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Selling on Amazon fees guide

Learn about the fees charged when selling on Amazon and using optional programs. This page is a hub that connects you to fee resources, including fee details, key terms, and tools to help manage your Amazon business.

Resources to learn about fees

Key terms and product attributes used to calculate fee rates

Fees are calculated using data inputs such as the product category and shipping weight. This page provides a glossary of these key terms to understand fees, with links to detailed pages that have complete information on the term.

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Useful fee tools

Amazon provides a suite of tools to help you estimate and track your fees. This page provides a list of fee tools and experiences that you may find helpful.

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Core selling and Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) fees quick links

The following fees are the core fees that you should be aware of because they are the most commonly charged and have the largest impact on managing your Amazon business. Note that these are not the only fees, and you can learn more about other fees by navigating through the fee types and selling journey.

Core selling fees

Referral fees

For all products, Amazon deducts the applicable referral fee percentage calculated on the total sales price, excluding any taxes calculated through Amazon tax calculation services. The total sales price is the total amount paid by the buyer, including the item price and any delivery charges or gift wrapping charges. Referral fees vary by category.

Monthly subscription fee

The Professional Selling Plan is a monthly subscription service that provides a suite of tools and benefits, including, among others, bulk listings, Amazon Marketplace Web Services (Amazon MWS), automated pricing, advanced business reports, customizable shipping rates, and eligibility for top placement on detail pages.

Per-item selling fees

Sellers who are subscribed to the Individual selling plan pay a per-item sold fee for each item sold in the Amazon store, in addition to any other applicable fees.

Closing fees

Media items are charged a Closing fee for each unit sold, in addition to any other applicable fees.

Core FBA fees

FBA fulfillment fees

The FBA fulfillment fee is a per-unit fee charged to fulfill items to customers for purchases on Amazon. The fee varies depending on item’s category, size, and weight.

Monthly inventory storage fees

Amazon charges monthly inventory storage fees for the space your inventory occupies in fulfillment centers. Storage fees are based on the daily average volume (measured in cubic feet), as measured by the unit size when properly packaged.

Long-term storage fees

Inventory that has been in a fulfillment center for more than 365 days is charged a monthly long-term storage fee in addition to the monthly inventory storage fee. Long-term storage fees are assessed using an inventory snapshot on the 15th of each month.

FBA disposal order fees

Disposal fees are charged per item when you request that Amazon dispose of items in your FBA inventory stored at an Amazon fulfillment center. You can also remove inventory from a fulfillment center by submitting a removal order. For more information, see Remove inventory (overview).

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