When an Amazon seller wants to sell a product but later he found it is listed in the gated category. This is a very annoying situation for the seller, Here in this article, I will tell you how to ungated on Amazon. Today I will reveal the way to ungated on Amazon. Amazon has restricted some products to sell. If you want to sell any of the products from the restricted category. You need to follow the application process.

Amazon has gated some category which you can’t sell on your website. The ungated means you are permitted to sell those categories.


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Most of the seller thinks it is very complicated and difficult to get ungated on Amazon, So they avoid it. Some of the sellers get discouraged very soon when they found a product in the gated category, which they want to sell. But you can ungated even the most difficult category. Only you have to work a little more and should keep patience.

Let us know the list of some gated category on Amazon which required approval to sell:

  • Collectible Coins
  • Entertainment Collectibles
  • Automotive & Powersports
  • Fine Art
  • Gift Cards
  • Jewelry
  • Music & DVD
  • Major Appliances
  • Sports Collectibles
  • Streaming Media Players
  • Video, DVD, & Blu-ray
  • Watches

There is some restricted product based on the product condition:

  • Baby Products
  • Beauty
  • Clothing, Accessories & Luggage
  • Grocery & Gourmet Food
  • Health & Personal Care
  • Jewelry
  • Shoes, Handbags & Sunglasses
  • Toys & Games *
  • Watches

Amazon Restricted Categories

These are the some gated category you can’t sell. If you want to add this in the selling category. You will have to follow some steps which are given below.

Step 1- Signing up professional selling plan:

You will need to sign in a professional selling plan. After signing up you will become a professional seller. Only professionals are allowed to sell the product of restricted categories. For this, Amazon will charge you monthly.

Step 2 – Search the product:

After signing up you need to search the ungated product but you want to sell. Log in to Amazon account and under the inventory menu select to add a product then search for your product.

Step 3 – Open the application form:

When you found the product in the gated category which you want to sell. Then click the listing limitation may apply link next to the item, then click “Request Approval”. Then you will find the application form which is needed to sell the product.

Step 4 – Fill out the application:

Follow the instruction on the screen and complete the application form, all application are varied from different to one another. So be prepared and get all the information related to the application before filling the form.

Now a question may arise on your mind why amazon listed some category into the restricted category:

It is because of the counterfeit of the product. There are lots of products in are the fake product and Amazon wants to reduce the risk. A product like DVD, fake jewelry or watches in which product copies are available in the market. Amazon doesn’t want dispute that is why it has listed some risky products into a gated category.

Amazon is known as the most trustworthy online business throughout the world. It does not want to flaw his customers. Amazon has prepared some strict policy which always favors buyers. The gated category of products by Amazon is one of his policies.

Final words:

It is very shocking for the new seller when he comes to know that the product is listed in the gated category which he wants to sell but after following the process. I have described earlier you can start selling for the gated category.

It will help you to reach to maximum audience and potentially more sales. Getting ungated on Amazon opens you up to bigger audiences and potentially more sales.