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Fees and Pricing
When your item sells, Amazon collects the amount paid by the buyer (including the item price and any shipping, gift wrap, or other charges).
Amazon deducts the greater of the applicable referral fee percentage or applicable per-item minimum referral fee calculated on the item price and any gift wrap charges, in each case excluding any taxes collected, plus a variable closing fee. Sellers who do not pay a monthly subscription fee also pay a per-item fee for each item sold.
Amazon shipping rates apply to all items sold. Only Professional sellers can offer gift wrap.
See Shipping Rates and Services for a table of shipping credits.
Here's how it works:
The tables below list the Referral Fees and Variable Closing Fees for each Marketplace product line.
Sellers pay a referral fee on each item sold. Items in several categories have a per-item minimum referral fee as listed below (i.e. sellers pay the greater of the referral percentage or the per-item minimum referral fee).
Per item minimum referral fee example 1: Effective October 30th, 2014, an item with a total sales price of CDN$ 6.00 with a current referral fee of 15% will have a referral fee amount of CDN$ 1.00 (i.e., greater of 15% of the total sales price, and the $1.00 minimum referral fee).
Per item minimum referral fee example 2: An item with a total sales price of CDN$ 20.00 with a current referral fee of 15% will have a referral fee amount of CDN$ 3.00 (i.e., 15% of the total sales price).
1 Accessory products fall in the Electronics Accessories category.
2 Electronic office devices include base devices such as printers, projectors, shredders, scanners, calculators, landline phones, copiers, fax machines, voice recorders, electronic reference devices, cash registers, bar code scanners, and VoIP phones. The referral fee for Electronics Accessories applies to accessory products for electronic office devices. For more information, see Selling Office Products.
3 The CDN$ 1.00 per item minimum referral fee does not apply to collectible cards products in the Toys & Games category.
4 The 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.
Variable Closing Fees:
Every 14 days, Amazon initiates a transfer of available funds to your bank account. See Getting Paid for details.
You may list items at any price you feel is fair, regardless of the
Amazon price or list price, within the limits set by Amazon, and so long
as your price adheres to our General Pricing Rule.
Sellers on the Individual selling plan may not list items at a price in
excess of CDN $10,000. Sellers on the Professional selling plan may not
list items at a price in excess of CDN $300,000. These price limits do
not apply to Collectibles listings. For more information about
Collectibles category requirements, search for "collectibles" in seller
General Pricing Rule: You must ensure that the
item price and total price of an item you list on Amazon are at or below
the item price and total price at which you offer and/or sell the item
via any other online sales channel.
The item price is the amount payable by a customer, excluding shipping and handling, as it appears when you list an item.
The total price is the amount payable by a customer as well as all terms of offer/sale. This includes all of the following:
Please use the e-mail address associated with your Amazon.ca Seller account.