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Fee categories

Definition Fee categories determine which rates apply to a particular product for certain fee types. Your product’s fee category may not be the same as the category where it appears on the Amazon retail site.
Using this article The fee category that a product falls into will determine the referral fee rate that applies to it, and may affect its other fees as well.
Fee types that use this attribute

Referral fees

FBA fulfillment fees

Monthly inventory storage fees

FBA inventory storage overage fees

Closing fees

Refund administration fee

Related terms and articles

Categories and products that require approval

Fee category guidelines for your products

Understanding fee categories

The list of available categories for selling on Amazon is shown below. Certain categories require additional approval before those products can be sold in Amazon stores. For more information, go to Categories and products that require approval.

Categories (no additional approval required)

Amazon Device Accessories
Baby Products
Base Equipment Power Tools
Compact Appliances
Consumer Electronics1*
Electronics Accessories
Everything Else2
Full-Size Appliances
Home and Kitchen
Lawn Mowers and Snow Throwers
Media - Books, DVD, Music, Software, Video
Musical Instruments and AV Production
Office Products
Pet Products
Sports and Outdoors
Tools and Home Improvement
Toys and Games
Video Game Consoles
Video Games and Gaming Accessories

Categories (additional approval required)

Category Approval Guidelines

Automotive and Powersports
Backpacks, Handbags, and Luggage
Beauty, Health and Personal Care
Business, Industrial, and Scientific Supplies
Clothing and Accessories
Collectible Coins
Entertainment Collectibles
Fine Art
Gift Cards
Grocery and Gourmet
Sports Collectibles
Extended Warranties, Protection Plans, and Service Contracts

*Certain cell phone devices may require approval. For more information, go to Selling cell phones and cell phone accessories.

1Bundles within the Camera category and Accessory products are classified under the Electronics Accessories category. For a detailed, searchable list of products in each category, go to our fee category guidelines.

2The Everything Else category is available to sellers for products that do not clearly fit within existing categories. Do not list items in the Everything Else category that appropriately fall within another category.

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