Amazon Account Creation or Registration
Previously we have seen the importance of Amazon marketplace. Amazon account creation or registration process is a little bit tricky for beginners. Here we will discuss in detail about each and every step. So you can create account easily.
There are two selling plans provided by amazon for account creation.
- Individual/ standard
This plan costs $0.99 per sale no matter how many items you sell. If more than 40 items are selling from your account, you should choose a professional plan for more flexibility. There are no advance selling tools available in this plan
- Professional/ premium
This plan costs $39.99 per month and you can sell as many products as you want. It didn’t cost any other selling charges on items. If you want to switch plans after registration you can switch it anytime. All advance selling tools and programs are available in this plan like selling reports APIs
There is a flexibility so you can switch between these plans before or after registration.
Key difference between Amazon Individual and Professional Accounts
Here is a detailed comparison between Amazon plans. You must have knowledge before starting registration on Amazon.
|$0.99 per sold item||Yes||No|
|$39.99 per month fee||No||Yes|
|Add New Product Page in Amazon Catalog||Yes||Yes|
|Inventory Management by excel sheets, reports and feeds||No||Yes|
|Order Management by order reports, order related feeds||No||Yes|
|Use Amazon Web services APIs for upload of feeds, reports and other functions||No||Yes|
|Set shipping rates for all products||No||Yes|
|Set shipping rates for non BMVD products(Books, Music, Video and DVD Products)||No||Yes|
|Put listing inactive whenever you want||Yes||Yes|
|Promotions Gifts and special offers||No||Yes|
|Calculate sales and use taxes on orders||No||Yes|
|User Permissions and access rights to other users(Child Account)||No||Yes|
Don’t worry about making the wrong choice – you can change plans at any time. Also keep in mind that, in both cases, additional selling fees apply.
Amazon: Documents required for account creation
Before starting registration of an account make sure you have the following documents ready for verification. If you put wrong information or miss any document your account will put on hold
- Email Address
- Bank account number
- Bank Statement in PDF form (not older than a month)
- Chargeable credit card
- Government issued national ID
- Driving License
- Passport (necessary for UK market)
- Tax information
- Phone number
Step by Step guide for account creation on Amazon
Here is step by step process for account creation
1- Open https://sell.amazon.com/ in your browser. For professional account click on highlighted button
|Professional Account ($39.99 per month)||Individual Account ($0.99 on per item sold)|
2- Click on Create a new Amazon account
3- Fill the following form with correct information and click Next
4- Enter OTP sent at your provided email address
Congrats Account creation on Amazon is completed. You will logged in to Amazon sellercentral dashboard and provide more details for selling on Amazon
Step 1: You need the following documents before proceeding further
- Business and contact address
- Mobile Number
- Credit Card
- Documents for your identity verifications
Select your Business Location and Business Type. Amazon needs some more information on this page regarding your business type. There are following business types and requirements needed by Amazon
Step 2: Provide the following details on next screen to proceed further
Step 3: Select the correct marketplace for your business and click “Next”. This can be changed after account creation:
Step 4: Provide your credit card details for billing information as shown below. The provided information should be correct to create an account
Step 5: Provide your store name and select the correct options in this screen to create a successful account as shown below:
The provided information should be correct according to your account.
- UPC: select yes if you have universal codes for your product. Click here to buy UPC for your product
- If you are manufacturer or owner of a brand that select yes and Amazon will provide you extra features after registration of brand with Amazon
Step 6: This is the final step of Amazon seller dashboard. Here you need to provide documents required by Amazon for verification and Amazon will send a verification code to your provided address. This code needs to fill up in your seller dashboard. Now Your account is ready for selling product on Amazon
Tip for Document Verification
Submit document in PDF format even Amazon accepted png or jpg format. In some cases Amazon is not able to read png or jpg images and send email that documents not verified please submit again.
You need to enter the code sent by amazon on your mailing address for proceeding to Amazon sellercentral Dashboard.